Aims and objectives
Subject matters: Video production and podcasting for photographers
The students are introduced to photography in motion with techniques of video production, directing and editing, both with the camera and the computer.
The buddy photographers cannot ignore the professional video production techniques to integrate their commercial offer with the modern demands of multimedia market. They are therefore aware of the use of video as a means of propaganda both personal and retail offerings to their prospective customers.
During this module the students will prepare podcasts and commercial videos working on their final portfolios and on the images made for the school final exhibition.
The video so produced will be used for the promotion of the student as a buddy photographer on both their websites and social networks.
This course is part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in English language) which is divided in 9 courses (modules) of one-month each. Students can attend modules separately. In order to be entitled with the Professional Certificate, the academic course must be completed with all the 9 modules and a final exam.
Attention, please: all the Photography Professional One-month Courses 40 Hours listed in the English section of this website are part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course. All the programs are focused towards a multi-medial use of the images and courses are modular type. Each module is a course of one month (4 weeks). Each course is taught in English language.
If you want to learn in Italian language or either your goal is Fine-Art photography rather then Multimedia, please check out the “Fotografia Professionale Corsi Mensili 40 ore” on the Italian section of this website, which are parts of the Photography Fine-Art Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in Italian language only).
This course is not taught in Italian language. This course is only available in English language.
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The “Professional Photographer and Multimedia Expert” can be easily employed in a wide and diverse range of fields, such as photography, publishing industry, video and audio making. This professional figure can take pictures and videos that demand different styles and techniques, combining creativity and technical knowledge.
After completing the program and successfully passing both the modules and final exams, the student be issued a Professional Certificate in Photography and Multimedia Communications. Our Professional Certificate is recognised by the Ministry of Italian Education, in accordance with the law. (For more information, see the “Certificates” web page)
Prerequisites and requirements
The course starts from a beginner level, so no previous knowledge of photography is required. To entry in a following module requires a knowledge of all the topics described in the preceding modules. Please check all preceding modules before to apply. Students should own gears and materials as listed at the page Student Guide.
Combine this course with language course
If you like, you can combine this course with Language lessons, at your choice. Please visit the page Combined courses and inquiry us for any help in combining the two courses.
(Module 9.) Video Production
Main topics of the course:
Awareness in the field of multimedia photography.
The video formats and camcorders. Video podcasts and professional video
How to use modern DSRL to make video
Think of the movie. Elements of director and screenplay.
The video editing and basic tools: from iMovie to Final Cut to Adobe Premiere
Export formats according to end use
The interaction of the video with the web site, and the metadata
Realization of video podcasts for the web and socials.