Post 100 - This introductory course presents a comprehensive overview of the post-production phase of a film project. It will introduce the roles involved and what they do, and when. You'll explore how a short film transforms from a rough finished edit to a presentable film ready for screening.
Post 200 - This course delves into Color Grading using Davinci Resolve and teaches the fundamentals of using that software. Learn how to balance shots, use LUT's, how the node workflow functions, and more advanced grading techniques like power windows, tracking, and more.
Post 201 - In this class you use the skills from Post 200 to take a short film from locked edit to final color grade. Each student will color grade their own version of the project and present it for review to others in the class.
Post 202 - Advanced Davinci Resolve skills to improve your artistic grading eye and your grading workflow. Time is money so you need to be efficient and effective.
Post 300 - This course is the introductory course to sound design. Using Adobe Audition you'll learn how to set up a narrative or documentary project for sound design, work with room tone, normalize audio clips, and conceptualize, identify, and source sound effects for the project. You'll also learn about the art behind sound design and why film sound can make or break a film.
Post 301 - Picking up where we left off in 300, you'll learn to use tools like compressors, limiters, equalizers, and noise reduction.
Post 302 - Learn how to employ ADR to replace problematic dialog in your film. Explore working with the voice artists and using ADR workflows in Fairlight, and how to process that ADR audio to make it fit it into the scene so it sounds organic.
Post 400a - Visual Effects and Compositing overview using Blackmagic Fusion. Learn the workflows of the tool and how it fit into a post-production workflow. Learn the basics of compositing, keying footage, and camera tracking.
Post 400b - This is the same class as Post 400a except you'll use Adobe After Effects and learn the same fundamental skills.
Post 500 - Introduction to film music. Learn the critical aspect music can play in effective storytelling. You'll learn theory and principles of how to best utilize music to support the story. You'll select from pre-recorded sources and score some scenes on your own and present them to the class for critique.