Cost: $695.00

Classes Always Run!

Time: 10 am – 4:30 pm EST
Length: 2 day class
Type: Instructor-led
Courseware: Most course materials will be provided in electronic format via eBooks. The exception for this will be Articulate and Lectora Courses.
Location: Online via Lodestone Live or at our training center in
Charlotte, NC.
Students coming to the Charlotte, NC location are required to bring their own laptop with the application(s) installed.

Lodestone’s video workshop will give you the skills that you need to produce great looking video content for eLearning. This hands-on class covers all the critical area of knowledge for video production including capture, editing and output.
This class is designed for the beginner and will take you through the entire video production process. The types of shots that we will cover will be for training and HR purposes. No prior video experience required.
After this class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the video production process
  • Produce time and cost estimate for production
  • Storyboard and plan your shots
  • Understand camera functions
  • Set up great lighting
  • Use a teleprompter
  • Capture and store footage
  • Working with production companies and talent
  • Edit video
  • Digitize video

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Video Workflow

  • Review the entire video capture, editing and delivery workflow

Lesson 2: Storyboarding and Planning

  • Creating a storyboard
  • Building a shot list
  • Capturing the shots
  • Organizing captures
  • Performing a quick cut

Lesson 3: Understanding the Camera

  • Camera basics
  • Setting white balance
  • The lens
  • Audio and Capture settings

Lesson 4: Lighting

  • Lighting Basics
  • 3-Point Lighting
  • Using a reflector
  • Avoiding “hot” lighting
  • Creative lighting

Lesson 5: Audio

  • Audio technology
  • Using a wireless microphone
  • Checking the levels
  • Understanding Audio compression
  • Synching Audio
  • Using audio bummers and sweeten audio with sound effects

Lesson 6: Shooting for a green screen

  • Setting up a good green screen
  • How does keying work
  • Rotoscoping

Lesson 7: Editing Green screen footage

  • Using an UltraMatte
  • Implementing a Rotoscope
  • Setting a garbage matte

Lesson 8: Using Adobe Premiere Elements and other video editing tools

  • The interface
  • Making quick edits
  • Transitions
  • Adding Audio
  • Adding Stills
  • Animation

Lesson 9: Digitizing Video

  • Video output formats
  • Keyframe interval
  • Compression settings
  • Video consumption

Lesson 10: Using video in training applications

  • Creating video for mobile devices
  • Video servers
  • Tracking video