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Cinematography Course

You want to get better at shooting video, right?

This online Cinematography Course will teach you how to shoot beautiful videos with any camera.

This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of professional cinematography - the art of making motion pictures. While there are plenty of video courses, it's hard to find a comprehensive course that teaches you everything you'd want to know about shooting video.

This is the course for you, taught by a professional Hollywood cinematographer.

  • Learn the basics of getting great shots with any camera
  • Use the manual settings on your camera to expose your shot properly
  • Learn how to use camera movement to get more impressive shots
  • Light your video sets with traditional filmmaking techniques and lighting setups
  • Become a professional director of photography (cinematographer) with tips on how to find work in the video/film industry
  • Make money shooting videos

Improve Your Video Creation with This Complete Course

What makes us qualified to teach you?

We are Will and Phil, professional cinematographers and video creators. Plus, we're the creator of some of the world's most popular video production courses - with over 150,000 students and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones from this course:

Everything they are talking about is very clear and easy to understand. The instructors do make anything boring and have really good facts. To me everything about this course was just put together correctly. I would definitely recommend this course to others. - John Tyler Hardin

Great fundamentals, straight forward, professional - Steven Farmer

Excellent course because instructor is very knowledgeable and he explained everything in a very clear English. - Pawan Babbar

Regardless of the type of camera you are using - DSLR, Professional Cinema Camera, GoPro, iPhone, or Film - you can shoot beautiful video. Learn professional techniques that Hollywood filmmakers are using to capture powerful images.

If you want to learn how to shoot great videos and making money doing what you love, this is the course for you.

Our Promise to You

We'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message.

We want to make this the best course on how to shoot better video. So if there is any way we can improve this course, just tell me and we'll make it happen.

Dive Right In

This course dives right into shooting better video with 5 tips for better cinematography. You'll learn the basics of cinematography including choosing the right camera, ISO, frame rate, shutter speed, f-stop/aperture, and lens options.

Learn how to expose your videos properly, including learning the different styles of exposure styles of commercial, TV, and narrative filmmaking.

Learn how camera movement with tripods, handheld, dollys, steadicam systems, and drones can help you take beautiful shots.

Learn how to light your video shots with different styles and lighting kits.

Learn how to work with the producer, director, camera team, grip and electric team, and other departments on a film set.

Learn how to find work as a cinematographer / videographer. Learn how to network, negotiate a good rate, and get jobs.

Start shooting better videos today.

With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1.


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Length 3 total hours
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Instructors Phil Ebiner, William Carnahan, Video School Online Inc
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Language English
Subjects Art & Design
Tags Photography Video Design

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easy to follow

I like the step by step explanations which made it easy to follow, I also bought the Premier Class also.

I did expect better The guys are good and they know what they are talking about and make this easy to follow It informative history and background that is a good base.

Easy to follow, and a great tutor at explaining thoroughly!

Very easy to follow and excellently put together.

There is good detail easy to follow and just enough information in each segment Really well made course.

Good stuff to learn or refresh your skills More projects could be helpful as it is a application based course The course is easy to follow.

Very informative and easy to understand it's very simple course but very useful More of an advanced course I know little about the subject and i feel he is doing a good job taking from my limited position and knowledge everything is on point So far this course is very easy to follow along with and the instructor is very knowledgable of his subject matter.

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well explained

Simplified, but not too simplified, and well explained.

Amazing course, well explained, want to take your carrier to the next level, here can learn & understand better.

Well explained especially for someone new to the field.

Loving it so far and each lesson is very well explained.

Well explained with lots of practical and honest advice!

Well explained.

I like it ive got more knowledge of camras under my belt now so hopfully it will come in great use Well explained.

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feel like

Great info so far I just feel like I need more visual examples.

I feel like I will be able to put my new knowledge to good use for my job.

Since taking this class I've gotten a better understanding and feel like I can improve my videos.

I don't feel like a complete noob no more.

I feel like this course will get better by the end and I am looking forward to that.

These guys know what they are talking about and although it's early on, I feel like I have learned a lot.

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so far so

so far some of my expectation about camera use has been covered.

So far so good.

just talk nothing So far so good!

so far a lot of the demos and explanations are on really big fancy cameras that most people do not have, but i guess its useful to know in case you want to rent one out for a project So far so good.

So far so good!

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rather than

It'd be nice to see more content that explains things a bit more rather than glossing over it as tips (ie: choosing your frame size, walking through a specific example in more detail, etc.)

However I was hoping for more industry professional insights rather than basic concepts that can be learned from a variety of easily accessible sources.

I would have liked more demonstrations rather than just discussing certin subjects.

Visual volume control, rather than changing the sensitivity of the sensor aren't you actually just internally boosting the signal from each pixel?

I also think that there should be more graphics to help illustrate some of the concepts of rather than Will just using his hands to try and explain things.

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right now

I'm enrolling right now for another course!

I'm just doing DSLR right now but all of this learned information will come in great handy down the road when I am ready to take it up a notch!

its just enough for what i need right now.

Its OK. Its all introductory stuff right now, stuff I learned in film school already.

On section 4 right now and cannot turn my PC off.

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Rating 4.2 based on 558 ratings
Length 3 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $11
From Udemy
Instructors Phil Ebiner, William Carnahan, Video School Online Inc
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects Art & Design
Tags Photography Video Design

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