Tertiary Catalogue

Creative and Design


The 12 Principles of Animation

Miniclips

What is animation? This Miniclip explores how animators bring characters and objects to life. These 12 principles of animation were first introduced by Disney animators Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas in 1981. Today, animators around the globe...Show More

Creative Process

Miniclips

In this Miniclip, students are introduced to practical strategies to help form an effective creative workflow for a tackling a project of their own. Students will learn how to develop an idea through brainstorming, how to create an appropriate...Show More
Sequences

Sequences

Filmmaking for Photographers

In photography everything depends on that single image, however in film no single image stands on its own. In filmmaking everything we see on screen is a sequence, and understanding how we construct them is essential to filmmaking. In this...Show More
Movement

Movement

Filmmaking for Photographers

The biggest difference between photography and film is movement. It's not just how we move but why. In this lesson Philip explains the reasoning behind movement in filmmaking. We will look at the different styles of movement, from basic handheld...Show More
Working with Light

Working with Light

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this episode Philip explores light and the different approach you require for filmmaking. We'll look at filming exteriors, how we're affected by factors like the time of day or year, the weather, the location, and how the movement of that...Show More
Setup and Audio

Setup and Audio

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this first episode, Philip shows you what you will need to turn your stills camera into a filmmaking machine and get the most out of it. Then we look at the first major difference between stills and film (and something that is equally...Show More
Story and Narrative

Story and Narrative

Filmmaking for Photographers

It's stories that make us watch films, without them our attention span is very limited. As a species we communicate through stories and have passed down our history and lessons for millenia. In this modern age where we have so much content around...Show More
Post Production

Post Production

Filmmaking for Photographers

One of the biggest differences between photography and video is the amount of time you spend in post production. Editing video can be very time-intensive, even for experienced filmmakers. In this episode Philip takes us through key post steps...Show More
Testing Solutions

Testing Solutions

Engineering Solutions

The testing, evaluation and refinement stage is an integral part of the engineering design process. This video investigates three real-world projects requiring different testing methods, uncovering why testing is crucial to achieve finished...Show More
Impactful Materials

Impactful Materials

Engineering Solutions

A critical aspect of design is the selection of materials to make a product. Physical and chemical properties, cost and availability, and social, ethical and environmental impacts of materials are all important considerations. This video explores...Show More
Designing Engineered Solutions

Designing Engineered Solutions

Engineering Solutions

Engineers can face many design challenges when undertaking a project. Identifying problems is the crucial first step in the process of designing solutions. This video looks at some unique challenges and the approaches that real-world companies...Show More
Episode 4: Continuity

Episode 4: Continuity

Mastering Colour

Continuity is the unsung hero in colour grading, and an often overlooked part of the process. In this lesson, Ollie takes on the challenge of matching Canon and Sony cameras on a multicam shoot, using an X-Rite Colour Checker Video chart. He then...Show More
Episode 1: Grading Suite Setup

Episode 1: Grading Suite Setup

Mastering Colour

In the first episode, Ollie shows us why setting up an environment where your eyes and monitors can be trusted is of vital importance. as well as seeing how professional suits are configured, thanks to a rare interview with CHEAT lead colourist,...Show More
Episode 8: Raw and HDR

Episode 8: Raw and HDR

Mastering Colour

In the final episode, Ollie teams up with internationally renowned filmmaker, Philip Bloom, to look at the future of film production and delivery—HDR. Starting off in Philip's hometown of Richmond, the pair shoot ProRes RAW and Canon Raw Light...Show More
Episode 7: Film Emulation

Episode 7: Film Emulation

Mastering Colour

In this episode, Ollie tackles to distinct areas of the look of film—texture and colour. What can you do with stock effects? What can be achieved with dedicated tools like FilmConvert? Ollie uses the latest music video from acclaimed celluloid...Show More
Episode 2: Contrast

Episode 2: Contrast

Mastering Colour

Here, Ollie breaks down the differences between contrast, tonality, dynamic range, and luminance perception. He also teaches us the fundamentals of reading histograms and waveform monitors, to help avoid clipping and crushing when using lift,...Show More
Episode 3: Colour Balancing

Episode 3: Colour Balancing

Mastering Colour

In this episode, Ollie discusses the basic concepts of the additive colour model and how we can use this knowledge to counteract colour casts in our images. Along the way, we learn how to use the Parade, Vectorscope, RGB Overlay Waveform Monitor,...Show More
Episode 5: Skin Tones

Episode 5: Skin Tones

Mastering Colour

With the fundamentals of primary grading dealt with, Ollie turns his attention to one of the most important parts of colours grading—skin tones. What are memory colours? Is there such a thing as the perfect skin tone? How do we make faces look...Show More
Episode 6: Creative Looks

Episode 6: Creative Looks

Mastering Colour

Ollie starts here with a discussion about the differences between technical and creative LUTs. Ollie talks about the importance of owning your own images and gives tips on how to develop your own looks using curves and qualifiers, the...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