Mastering Cinematic Compositions In Video & Film

Take your videography skills to the next level and learn how to create cinematic compositions that tell a visual story. Learn how to balance your framing to a composition, create a dynamic flow and add a visual story.

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Runtime:
41min

Level:
Intermediate

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“Jordy is really 1st class, I’ve learnt a tremendous amount from him and always look forward to his classes.” – Chris Botha

Course Information

Take your videography skills to the next level and learn how to create cinematic compositions that tell a visual story. Learn how to balance your framing to a composition, create a dynamic flow and add a visual story.

By the end of the class you’ll be able to make use of the Rule of Thirds and Golden Ratio. As well as expressing your story through a visual set up using various techniques like leading linescolorspoint of interest and more.


Learn Fast

Learn at your own pace with short lessons

Practical

Very practical course with many examples

Next Level

Brings your filmmaking skill to a next level


For who is this course?

This class is for those who are already familiar with the basics of videography, but struggle to get to that next level. Whether you’re a professional or an enthusiast, this class is perfect to learn a new insight in filmmaking. The class is designed to learn many new techniques in a short time.

What will I learn?

You will learn a solid basis of how to create interesting compositions:

  • Learn about composition rules
  • Make use of depth of field, colorsexposureperspective and focal lengths
  • Create dynamic shots with leading lines and point of interest
  • Add flow to your videos through editing techniques and motion
  • Tell a visual story by the kind of composition you make

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Instructor

Jordy Vandeput - Instructor

Jordy Vandeput

More than 10 years experience as a filmmaker and video editor

Course Structure

13 Lessons, 41m training

  • Introduction (1:24)
  • What is a Composition? (3:17)
  • The Rule of Thirds (2:41)
  • The Golden Ratio (3:37)
  • Depth of Field (3:31)
  • Colors & Exposure (4:43)
  • Perspective & Focal Length (4:55)
  • Center Composition (2:02)
  • Leading Lines (2:59)
  • Free Preview: Point of Interest (3:46)
  • Picture Motion (3:12)
  • Camera Movement (3:42)
  • Conclusion (1:01)

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We offer 2 ways to watch this course: via download (one-time payment) or via Skillshare. Skillshare is a platform like Netflix, you pay a monthly fee and access 10,000+ courses. New students get their first 2 months for free.

Do I need a camera?

You can practice almost everything from this class using your phone’s camera.

How can I contact the Instructor?

If you need help during the course, Jordy is happy to help you. Skillshare users can use the dedicated discussion. If you purchased the course as a download, there will be a ‘readme’ file which explains how to contact me through email.


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