Video Production Courses

Cousres being offered in the subjects of video shooting, video editing and overall video production.

The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Lighting, Jumps Cuts and Camera Hacks

Cinematic Lighting Techniques One of the current catchphrases that seems to be circling around at the moment is “cinematic.” There has been a lot of talk about adjusting frame rates to shoot more

Video Production Courses

Some recommended courses for studying video production, video shooting and video editing.

The Friday Roundup – Storytelling, B-roll and Cinematic Tips

How To Get The Best B-ROLL One of the great advantages we have in living in the digital age of video is that we don;t have to worry too much about the quantity of footage we take. Battery life is alwa

The Friday Roundup – Editing Work Flows, Hyperlapse and YouTube Tips

Prepare for Hyperlapse! Another post this week on taking your timelapse footage up a notch and turning it into hyperlapse! Ooh! Hyperslapse, it sounds so exciting! Anyway simply put, a hyperlapse is j

Challenging the World to Build New Foundations of Human Solidarity

President of the World Bank Group Dr. Jim Yong Kim delivers an address titled, "Challenging the World to Build New Foundations of Human Solidarity," an event of the Columbia University Worl

The Friday Roundup – Basic Editing, Setting Preferences and GIFs

How To Edit Videos – A Complete Beginner’s Guide For a couple of years now my recommended video editing software for people wanting something simple that is easy to learn and use has been Filmora

The Friday Roundup – Color Matching Cameras, YouTube Updates and Gimbals

Matching Shots in Resolve 14 Camera Matching Tutorial Late last year a few of the usual suspects in the world of consumer level video editing began introducing “shot match” modules into their resp

AFI Conservatory Alumna Rachel Morrison Is First Woman Ever Nominated for Cinematography Oscar

AFI Conservatory alumna Rachel Morrison (AFI Class of 2006) has made history as the first woman ever nominated for an Academy Award® in the Cinematography category, for MUDBOUND. Scott Frank (AFI Cla

The Friday Roundup – Closed Captions, Audio Tips and Computer Specs

Buying a PC for Video Editing: What You Need to Know! On a pretty regular basis I get a lot of questions on this site regarding suitable specs for a computer editing videos. Just as often I get reques

The Friday Roundup – Night Shooting, Audio and Split Toning

5 Tips For Filming at Night Given the fact that most people shooting video at the consumer level of the market are going to be doing so on the basis of auto settings in their devices, shooting at nigh

1st Admitted Student to the Class of 2022

Congratulations to our first admit to the Class of 2022, Lauren Rowe!

AFI Conservatory Alumni Honored by Writers Guild of America

At the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards on Sunday, February 11, two women filmmakers from the AFI Conservatory received prizes — continuing a tradition of AFI Conservatory alumnae making impres

Chapman University | Anything Imaginable

Entrepreneurs, filmmakers, inventors, and creators from more than 60 countries who want an education that asks these individuals to connect the dots between disciplines and their humanity in order to

Learn how to make videos | Vimeo Video School

Online video lessons and tutorials. Learn shooting, editing, and video production techniques, featuring director interviews and professional filmmaker tips

AFI Directing Workshop for Women Announces New Class of Participants

The AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) — AFI’s filmmaker training program launched in 1974 — continues its groundbreaking commitment to increasing the number of women working as directors in

The Friday Roundup – Software Downloading Tips and a Few Bits and Pieces

6 Video Editing Rules to Live By I found a great video (below) this week and just had to include it in the Friday Roundup. If you have been reading my blog for any amount of time you will probably alr

Global Leadership in the 21st Century, at the Columbia University World Leaders Forum

Former UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson and Professor Vishakha N. Desai discuss the demands facing great leaders among the 2017 Tällberg Global Leaders, an event of the Columbia University W

The Friday Roundup – B-roll, Color Grading, Transitions and Low Light

Color Grading with LUTs – Orange & Teal Look Explained Now that we are mostly all big kids these days with editing software that can handle LUTs it is probably a good idea to work out how to use

2017 Homecoming Weekend Highlight

It's impossible not to have fun at our annual Chapman Family Homecoming Celebrations. The events this year included our favorite Chili Cook-Off, a Shabbat Dinner and Service, alumni reunions, and man

Four AFI Conservatory Alumni Receive Grants for Thesis Work

As the season comes to a close, AFI recognizes all of the AFI Conservatory alumni who participated in or had films at AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi — including these four Class of 2016 recipients

Congratulations to AFI Conservatory Alumni Golden Globe Nominees

Multiple alumni of the AFI Conservatory received Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Monday morning. Among the film categories, THE POST co-screenwriter Liz Han

Storytelling Bootcamp Launched as Part of AFI FEST 2017 Youth and Family Program

On the occasion of its 50th Anniversary in 2017, AFI is broadening the spectrum of those served by its educational programs.  As part of the Youth & Family Program at AFI FEST 2017 presented by A

The Statistical Crisis in Science and How to Move Forward by Professor Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman, Higgins Professor of Statistics, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University, delivers a University Lecture on the statistical

Cyberlink Director Suite 6 Review

Before I get into the Director Suite 6 review proper I think it is important to understand where CyberLink are coming from in offering this product in the first place. Cyberlink Director Suite 6 is qu

Kabbalah in Art and Architecture: The 2017 Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies

Alexander Gorlin, AIA Fellow and Principal of Alexander Gorlin Architects, presents "Kabbalah in Art and Architecture," the latest installment in the annual Norman E. Alexander Lecture in J

Here Are the AFI AWARDS 2017 Official Selections

Each year, AFI recognizes the year’s most culturally and artistically significant films and television programs with AFI AWARDS. An almanac documenting works of excellence that defined the storytel

Duffer Brothers Master Class Highlight

The Duffer Brothers shared 11 tips on how to find success by following your dreams after college to Chapman University students. The full event can be viewed here - mo

Bryan Cranston Talks the Art of Storytelling With Vince Gilligan

On December 4, AFI gathered members of the Premiere Circle — AFI’s patron-level member group — and other major supporters for an intimate conversation on the art of storytelling. The latest

2016 Campus Food Fair Introduces Small Harlem Businesses to Bigger Opportunities

Coconut chips, vegan cookies, and other tasty delights were featured at a campus food fair sponsored by Harlem Park to Park, a network of local business owners in Central Harlem, in connection with t

AFI Conservatory Fellows Join James L. Brooks in THE SIMPSONS Writers’ Room

On November 16th, AFI Conservatory Artistic Director James L. Brooks hosted the entire class of current second-year Screenwriting Fellows, and their Discipline Head Anna Thomas, for a unique opportun

Nancy Malone Estate Donates $500,000 to Advance Women Filmmakers at the American Film Institute

AFI has announced a donation of $500,000 from the estate of director, producer, actor and philanthropist Nancy Malone to advocate for the advancement and employment of women from the AFI Conservatory

Chapman University - Duffer Brothers Master Class

The Duffer Brothers kicked off their two-day homecoming by giving back to Chapman University and its students by presenting their master class. In class, they shared 11 tips on how to find success by

Student Focus - Milan McCray

Milan McCray is a junior vocal performance major at Chapman University. She recently performed Over the Rainbow for this year's Chapman Celebrates. In the video, Milan shares her insight on singing a

Student Focus - Hannah Kidwell

Hannah Kidwell is a senior vocal performance major at Chapman University and performed at this year's Chapman Celebrates. In this video she reflects on her experiences and the opportunities she's dis

Chapman Celebrates 2017 - This is How We Make the Show

Chapman Celebrates 2017- This is How We Make the ShowChapman Celebrates is the university's annual fundraising event. It takes months of preparation, practice, and hard work to get the show where it

The Pulitzer Prize Seminar 2017

This year's Pulitzer Prize seminar will be at the Joe Jamail Lecture Hall at 6 PM on Tuesday, Oct. 17. It will feature the following journalists:Sarah Ryley, winner for Public Service, NY Daily News

2017 Chapman University Survey of American Fears

What do Americans fear most? Chapman professors Dr. Ann Gordon, Dr. Christopher Bader and Dr. Edward Day answer that question with the fourth annual 'Chapman University Survey of American Fears', whi

Chapman University Admissions Application Timeline

Congratulations on taking your first steps towards becoming a Panther. Outlined here is how to apply via the common application.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 - Joachim Frank

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of biological sciences, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017, shared with Richard

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of biological sciences, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017, shared with Richard

Columbia University 2018 Benefits Open Enrollment

Learn about the importance of enrolling in your 2018 benefits. The tools and resources available to Columbia University faculty and staff are designed to help you make the right choice when enrolling

Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia, at the Columbia University World Leaders Forum

His Excellency M. Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, addresses the Columbia University World Leaders Forum in Low Library.


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