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Instructor Aron Ranen just finished working with the Inuit people at the"Top of the World", helping them craft documentaries about their community. Subjects ranged from Climate Changes effect on their Village, to the story of a great local whaler who was killed when a giant whale dragged his boat under water. Most students had no experience, and by the end they were proficient at both Production and storytelling using Apple Final Cut Pro X.
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For an on-camera light, we suggest the Manfrotto Croma2 LED Light. Attached to the top of your camera for "Run and Gun" video production or news. It can also be used as a "hair" light in a 3-point lighting set-up (using a horseshoe adapter). The Light is "Bi-color" switchable between 3200K-5600K, and the volume of light can also be controlled
Adapter to attach Croma2 light to a light stand
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5-minute quick overview of the new Final Cut Pro x 10.3 interface. New button locations are identified and more.
Did you know that Final Cut Pro X can edit VR 360 video? Thats right, you can just import it right in to the program (except for the new Samsung VR camera, which is PC only).
Once in Final Cut Pro, you may need this plug in, 360VR Toolbox from Dashwood Cinema. It allows you to view the video in 360 as your editing (in a small viewer that you can place anywhere on top of the interface). The suite from Dashwood also contains a plug-in that allows you place a starting point/perspective for the viewer at the start of your VR Scenes. This helps orient the viewer to begin exploring your world. Watch the below video for more info on editing VR 360 with FCPX
Click above images to check out an inexpensive audio adapter (allows you to use XLR professional microphones with your iPhone), and Video Stabilizers for handheld iPhone shooting.
Below is Filmic Pro, the best App for your iPhone. It allows you to manually control focus and exposure, shoot up to 4K, and 50mbps at 1080 (similar to high end broadcast news cameras). It's a $10 purchase at the App store. Now available for both Android and iPhones. Click below for more info.