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Media Studies


How to Inspire Positive Social Change

How to Inspire Positive Social Change

Producing Videos for Change

Making your audience care about your message is a skill that many filmmakers continue to develop throughout their careers. This programme looks at seven easy ways to ensure a video’s message about social change hits its audience exactly where...Show More
How to Get Started on Your Video for Change

How to Get Started on Your Video for Change

Producing Videos for Change

In this short video, Charlie shows you the basics of how to get started on creating a video to inspire change in society. With four easy-to-follow tips, viewers will learn the importance of background research, choosing the right message, and...Show More
4 Tips to Get Maximum Impact with Minimum Resources

4 Tips to Get Maximum Impact with Minimum Resources

Producing Videos for Change

Without an unlimited budget or a fully-kitted-out film studio, it might seem nearly impossible to produce a professional looking video that will capture an audience’s attention. In this short video, Shamita explains four easy tips that will...Show More
Episode 5: Deconstructing Colour I

Episode 5: Deconstructing Colour I

Directing Colour

With production wrapped on the commercial, Ollie brings us into the grading suite to discuss how contrast can be introduced in post-production to add depth. Ollie also shows us examples from ‘The Crown’ to reinforce this.
Episode 7: Deconstructing Colour III

Episode 7: Deconstructing Colour III

Directing Colour

In the final episode of the series Ollie delves into the most exciting part of colour grading - conveying mood and eliciting emotion with colour. He shows us how this is used so effectively in ‘Whiplash’, where colour becomes a signifier to...Show More
Episode 4: Colour Management

Episode 4: Colour Management

Directing Colour

With everything now set to record, Ollie focuses on how simple colour and contrast management in production can maximise the quality of your digital negative. From using probes to ensure camera monitors are calibrated, to using charts to ensure...Show More
Episode 6: Deconstructing Colour II

Episode 6: Deconstructing Colour II

Directing Colour

As we continue looking at post-production, Ollie shows how hue and saturation can be used to direct the viewer's eye in the frame. Using examples from ‘Blade Runner 2049’, Ollie demonstrates how this technique can be used most effectively in...Show More
Episode 3: Calibrating Colour

Episode 3: Calibrating Colour

Directing Colour

In this video, Ollie takes us through the process of building custom LUTs on set for monitoring. He shows how simple steps before rolling the camera can ensure everyone on set is connected with the image and able to see how the film’s look is...Show More
Episode 1: Creating a Palette

Episode 1: Creating a Palette

Directing Colour

In the first episode of the series, Ollie introduces us to the concept of “Directing Colour” as he begins to produce a commercial for a boutique catering company. He takes us through the process of how he developed a colour palette for their...Show More
Episode 2: Perceiving Colour

Episode 2: Perceiving Colour

Directing Colour

Here, Ollie gives us a quick primer on how the human visual system affects our perception of colour and why that means certain colours recede and others advance in our perception.
Episode 8: Post Production

Episode 8: Post Production

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In the final episode of the series Philip takes us through his all-important post production workflow. Media management, editing, audio, colour correction and grading is all covered as he shows us how to get the best possible results from the...Show More
Episode 2: Visual Storytelling

Episode 2: Visual Storytelling

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this programme Philip deconstructs composition, showing you exactly how lens selection establishes the framing of your shot. He then moves on to camera motion, showing the various tools available to make your shots more dynamic, before...Show More
Episode 5: Timelapse

Episode 5: Timelapse

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this episode Philip demystifies timelapse shots. He steps us through the equipment as well as his tips and techniques for of all styles—short, long, day-to-night and astro timelapse—and gives an understanding of how he uses this visual...Show More
Episode 3: Interviews

Episode 3: Interviews

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

This video covers everything you need to know to get the most out of interviewing subjects. Starting with your setup—lighting, camera position, audio—and then to the actual interview technique and how to get the best results.
Episode 7: The Story

Episode 7: The Story

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this episode Philip combines all the lessons of the previous episodes, as we go behind the scenes and on location with him to learn his process, and see how he creates a story that will entertain and engage an audience.
Episode 1: The Basics

Episode 1: The Basics

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

Philip gives us an overview of the essential kit required to shoot cinematic shots and sequences, as well as the range of equipment available. He then dives into camera settings and setup to show how to get the very best out of almost any type of...Show More
Episode 4: Slow Motion

Episode 4: Slow Motion

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

Slow motion cinematography can add a huge amount of impact to your project, but while it's easy to begin with it's difficult to master. Here, Philip breaks down different types of slow motion, how and when to use it, as well as how best to light...Show More
Episode 6: Aerial Cinematography and Drones

Episode 6: Aerial Cinematography and Drones

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

With the ease of access to drones, aerial shots have almost become ubiquitous. In this video Philip shows you how to get truly cinematic aerial shots and sequences, whether you've just picked up your first drone or are an experienced operator.
Episode 0: Introduction and Lens Whacking

Episode 0: Introduction and Lens Whacking

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this introductory episode, Philip gives you an overview of exactly what to expect throughout his Cinematic Masterclass. We then look at the creative technique of "free lensing" or "lens whacking" as Philip guides us through how it can be used...Show More
Episode 16: Getting Started with Visual Subtext

Episode 16: Getting Started with Visual Subtext

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

In the final episode of the series Alex looks at how to begin introducing visual subtext to your own works. He reviews the primary sources for subtext and gives examples of each, before concluding with an explanation of how he attempted to...Show More
Episode 15: Understanding Visual Subtext

Episode 15: Understanding Visual Subtext

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

The inflation of images in the modern world has caused a recession of meaning - we've been overexposed to the point where a picture is no longer "worth 1,000 words". This has made visual subtext all the more important as filmmakers and artists...Show More
Episode 14: Alex's Biggest Mistakes

Episode 14: Alex's Biggest Mistakes

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

Making mistakes is an essential part to learning one's craft. In this episode Alex opens up about his biggest on-set mistakes from dropping lenses, to under-exposing shots on his Academy-award nominated short film "Johnny Flynton". He goes on to...Show More
Episode 11: Live Demo VII - Music Videos

Episode 11: Live Demo VII - Music Videos

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

Continuing his examination of various film genres Alex tackles one of the most popular - the music video - and gives his four rules for shooting them. After breaking down the SNL short "Wishing Boot", he takes us through a live demo shoot that...Show More
Episode 13: Colour Correction

Episode 13: Colour Correction

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

With colour correction being such an integral facet of filmmaking, Alex talks about it briefly in this episode, sharing the precise correct order of events that he employs to ensure he gets the best results when correcting footage either on a...Show More
Episode 09: Live Demo VI - Driving Scene

Episode 09: Live Demo VI - Driving Scene

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

In this episode Alex walks us through four separate approaches to shooting a car spot, using the Lincoln Matthew McConaughey TVC and SNL's Jim Carrey parody as an example. He then shows us some techniques that even Hollywood feature films use to...Show More