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Best Lights for Video Production
10 Essentials of Shooting Great DSLR Video
Audio for DSLR & Video Cameras

including "Best Microphones"

Learn Final Cut Pro X

Multicam Editing in

10 Minutes

"Write to the Bite"

How to Write a News Report, Corporate Video or Short Documentary in less then 5 Minutes

Link to Short Video with DVworkshops instructor Aron Ranen

 

learn Documentary and Corporate Video INTERVIEW Techniques in 5 Minutes

Link to short Video with DVworkshops  instructor Aron Ranen

Filmed at CBS TV  San Francisco

 

Free Final Cut Pro X Reference Guide

Short Cuts and Tools

Understanding how to create a Story Telling Time-line

 

EXPOSURE TPS FOR VDEO CAMERAS

Tips on Using your CAMERA's ZEBRA patterns to control Exposure for best images

5 Things that make CAMERA PEOPLE Better STORY TELLERS
7 The seven documentary story telling formats
6-Steps Six Steps involved in making a Documentary
led Six Things to bring on every location shoot

"Best Microphones and on-camera lights for your camera, Plus Brackets to attach Microphone and light on your Camera"
How to use Apple's Compressor in 5 easy steps

 
How to write a News, Marketing or Corporate Video Script in Five Minutes
 

 

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The Five Elements of Documentary

Creating a richer documentary experience

Get New Ideas from this article

tank How not to "Flat Line" your Documentary Interviews

How to get Emotional Interview material

CANON  CAMERA Tips Tips on editing with Canon hfs10 & hfs100Tapeless Cameras
5 Ideas for Effective Corporate & Training Video
 
led Audio Essentials

 

LEARN INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES IN 5 MINUTES

Tips on Conducting the Documentary Interview

From Interview techniques to lighting and sound

PLUS Free Downloadable RELEASE FORM  for  your subject to sign

 

Instructor Aron Ranen talks about
his experience as Clint Eastwood's Documentary
Cameraman on recent Jazz Music  Projects (PBS)
The Six Ways to create an OPENING SEQUENCE
for your Documentary film.

 
How to mix indoor lights with outdoor light &
Best portable Lights to use outdoors

 
Three techniques to make great interview segments

Five Things to put in Front of Lights to make a great Video
 
The Easy way to Script News Segments and Promotional Videos

If you need to create a video News segment or a Promotional Video

This will save you TIME & Money

 A List of Must see

 Documentaries

hdv dr HD camera update, Best Microphones
and Documentary editing techniques
Using copyrighted Music

Myth vs. Fact
 

HOW TO KEEP YOUR VIEWER'S ATTENTION PASSIVE VS. ACTIVE

How to keep the interest of YOUR Viewer

LEAN-IN vs. LEAN-BACK Footage

ar lit How to Warm up your Image.
& Academy Award Nominated Adrian Belic on Logging your
Documentary footage
Ever been asked to make a DVD or Web movie and wished you had an easy-to-use Proposal Template?

Free Project Proposal Template

 

How to make your Video look like Film

Plus  How to
Upload your Video to YOUTUBE.com from Final Cut
Pro

 

aron on cnn View Video of Instructor Aron Ranen on CNN's Glenn Beck Program

PLUS

Media Consulting Tips-"How to prepare someone for an on air interview"

 

Organic Documentary Filmmaking

New ways of making Documentaries

Trust Reality!

Less Planning ..more FUN!

Get new Ideas here

Off with their Talking Heads! The Headless Horseman Edit

Eliminating boring talking head visuals from your documentary

 

 ADVANCED Documentary Story Telling Techniques

Understanding the Story Question

HOW TO BUILD A SOUND BITE TRAIN

 

audio

Tips on Recording Documentary Location Sound

including gear, mics and more

1 sun gun Tips for On-Camera Light Usage

(How to modify a Sun Gun)

Organizing Raw Footage

Making sense of a pile of DV Tapes

The Perfect Light Kit to Purchase or Rent

A list of Must have gear

Shooting with Computer/TV monitors in the shot

Computer and TV Monitors are everywhere

Archive Sources and Ideas

Sources of free footage

Using filters and Matte boxes with DV Cameras
 

 

HD & HDV Camera Update

Tips on Best Microphones and recording  Audio

 

 

 

 

Tips on Creating a Dynamic Documentary film
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Tips on getting your documentary project off the ground
Creating Effective Training and Corporate Video
Notes on Documentary  Story Structure
Tips on shooting a dynamic documentary

 

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Guerilla Marketing Tips for your
Documentary & Student Video Clips

 

Cool DV Tools & Free Subscription to DV Magazine

LCD Sun Shades and "Drop ceiling" clamps

 

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Upcoming Digital Video Courses

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4-Day HD Video Crash Course

June 21-24    $695 More Info

2-Day Camera & Lighting Bootcamp          June 21-22    $345  More Info

2-Day Final Cut Pro X Class                            June 23-24   $445 More Info

4-Day HD Video Crash Course     

July 26-29     $695 More Info

2-Day Camera & Lighting Bootcamp         

July 26-27  $345  More Info

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Student Video Testimonials
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DVworkshops 4-Day Crash Course Student

Equestrian Video producer Justin Shrake talks about our 4-Day Crash Course

Corrine talks about her experience at one of our digital video courses.


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Instructor Aron Ranen has conducted numerous Final Cut Pro Workshops for KPIX TV, a CBS Owned and Operated station. Pictured above is Ranen with the station's senior Editor and chief designer.

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