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Core Concepts Online – Full Series

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Overview

Core Concept workshops focus on the cameras, sensors optics, and digital formats used in production today. This series is designed to get anyone familiar with the latest tools and techniques used in modern digital cinema. Topics include cinema sensors, cinema camera advanced options, raw and log, codecs and compression, and optical solutions. These classes are appropriate for anyone working with digital cinema cameras and formats today, including those new to cinema cameras.

For maximum savings, purchase all of our Core Concepts online workshops. You’ll get access to all the workshops for three months.

SKU: DCFULL
Price: $495.00 $371.25

Camera Sensors & Exposure Online

Digital Camera 101 is all about camera sensors. The sensor is the heart of a camera, so it is the logical place to start. This 3 hour class focuses on all the aspects of a camera sensor that will ultimately affect your image.

$99.00 $74.25 for 3 months

Camera INs & OUTs Online

Digital Camera 201 is all about camera inputs and outputs. This class focuses on the different types of digital and analog video outputs, timecode, genlock, remote control, and audio inputs.

$99.00 $74.25 for 3 months

Camera Color & Gamma Online

Digital Camera 301 is all about camera gamma and color. This class focuses on camera gamma modes, contrast adjustments, color modes, matrix adjustments, and more. Different camera systems will be demonstrated throughout the class.

$99.00 $74.25 for 3 months

Raw, Log & Uncompressed Online

Digital Camera 401 is focuses on cameras that shoot in Raw and Log modes. From the Blackmagic Cinema Camera all the way to the RED Epic and Sony F55, students will explore the process of exposing for Raw and Log, as well as learning about sensor patterns, data rates, and storage requirements.

$99.00 $74.25 for 3 months

Media, Compression, and Formats Online

Designed to give attendees a better understanding of the video formats available today and how they compare to each other, this course will cover topics including broadcast standards, compression, and color space, along with formats like Sony XDCAM/XAVC, Panasonic P2, Arri ALEXA, RED RAW, Canon HDSLR, CANON XF, AVCHD and HDV.

$99.00 $74.25 for 3 months

Camera Sensors & Exposure

  • Types of sensors: CCD / CMOS; 3 sensor / single sensor
  • Comparing ISO and gain
  • Key differences between rolling and global shutter
  • Shutter speed vs. shutter angle
  • Camera resolution
  • Understanding aspect ratios
  • Crop factors
  • White balance
  • Choosing and comparing frame rates

Camera INs & OUTs

  • SDI format
  • HDMI format
  • Analog video outputs
  • External recording – a brief sub-sampling discussion
  • Timecode & timecode modes
  • Timecode syncing
  • Genlock
  • Multicamera productions
  • Remote & paintbox control
  • Audio inputs & external audio syncing

Camera Color & Gamma

  • Gamma and using gamma curves
  • Importance of native ISOs
  • Knee and knee adjustments
  • Black balance and black level adjustments
  • Black gamma and settings
  • Color Modes
  • Gamut / Color model
  • Hue & Saturation adjustments
  • Color matrix and painting
  • Multi matrix
  • Detail / Skin detail

Raw, Log, & Uncompressed

  • What is Raw?
  • What is Log?
  • Bit Depth
  • IE & Gain
  • Log & Raw
  • Exposure Tools

Media, Compression, and Formats

  • HD broadcast standards
  • HD format breakdown
  • Resolutions
  • Color space
  • Compression formats
  • Color & resolution compression
  • Temporal compression
  • Color models & color spaces

These classes are appropriate for anyone working with digital cinema cameras and formats today, including those new to cinema cameras.

Ianbio_2013 Ian McCausland is one of AbelCine’s Camera Technology Specialists and Trainers. He holds a BA in Film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and his credits include the 1999 Black Sabbath concert video The Last Supper and the 2008 Smashing Pumpkins documentary If All Goes Wrong. As one of the original Abel staff members, Ian was integral to the formation of the company’s rental department in 1990. In 1997, he reprised his role when he moved out West to launch Abel’s Burbank rental department. Follow Ian on Twitter: @IanMcCausland

Workshop Details:

Camera Sensors & Exposure Online

Length

3 hours of content

Format

HD Resolution H.264 (MP4 wrapped) Compression. iOS and Android Compatible.

Access

Access to the class website for 3 months.

Downloads

Keynote presentation (pdf), workshop videos, links to additional reading

Camera INs & OUTs Online

Length

3 Hours of Content

Format

HD Resolution H.264 (MP4 wrapped) Compression. iOS and Android Compatible.

Access

Access to the class website for 3 months.

Downloads

Keynote presentation (pdf), workshop videos, links to additional reading

Camera Color & Gamma Online

Length

1.5 hours of content

Format

HD Resolution H.264 (MP4 wrapped) Compression. iOS and Android Compatible.

Access

Access to the class website for 3 months.

Downloads

Keynote presentation (pdf), workshop videos, links to additional reading

Raw, Log & Uncompressed Online

Length

2+ hours of content

Format

HD Resolution H.264 (MP4 wrapped) Compression. iOS and Android Compatible.

Access

Access to the class website for 3 months.

Downloads

Class Keynote in PDF Format.

Media, Compression, and Formats Online

Length

3 hours of content

Format

SD Resolution H.264 (MP4 wrapped) Compression. iOS and Android Compatible.

Access

Access to the class website for 3 months.

Downloads

Class Keynote in PDF Format.

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