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Puppets…Filmmaking…Filmmaking puppets…what more could you ask for?

Episode 2: The Camera Test.

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Episode 3: Seeing the Pre-Light 

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Episode 4: Seeking Approval

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Episode 5: Flying In

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View the series at: https://www.quasarscience.com/pages/hurricane-at-midnight





ZEISS Cinematography Vlog

A new educational series from ZEISS Americas

Episode 1: Getting a Cinematic Lookhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqhbcy7XwsM&feature=youtu.be
Cine Sales Director, Snehal Patel discusses how to achieve a cinematic look from your lenses.

Episode 2: Creating Flares: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33E1VnARAPA
ZEISS Cine Sales Director Snehal Patel discusses the use of flare in cinematic filming and how ZEISS designed a flare capability into the new Supreme Prime Radiance lenses. Follow along as Snehal breaks down the science of flare and how ZEISS engineers built the lenses to take full advantage of Flare in controlled and predictable way.

Episode 3: Full Frame Camera Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0F3xJCAfjw

ZEISS Cine Sales Director Snehal Patel compares the differences between Super35 and Full Frame capture systems for filmmaking. Snehal discusses the benefits of moving to a Full Frame system and how you can apply these advantages to your next production!


Or check other online offerings from Zeiss University including the series, Studies In Cinematography:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfYuM0IWSVTCQQ9nUsD6Yfg



Frame.io has Turned It Up To Eleven…Episode 11 that is, in their New "Workflow from Home" Series

CioniFrameIOFrame.io has launched its new “Workflow from Home” series hosted by Michael Cioni, Frame.io’s Global SVP of Innovation and DCS Advisory Board member, a brand new video series developed as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak and transition to home offices.
This series is specifically designed to help teams who’ve been working in brick-and-mortar facilities quickly transition to a remote workflow.
The Guide with an intro from Michael Cioni – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDRBPtxW2w4

Episode 1 - Setting up at Home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtXX2zWBpio

Episode 2 - Air Gap Editing: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-2/?utm_source=mktg&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=workflow_from_home

Episode 3 – Remote Post House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a109aR0kVk8

Episode 4 - Offline Team Editing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6rHlFIDKHo

Episode 5: Conan in The Cloud: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-5-conan-in-the-cloud/

Episode 6: Self Recording: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-6-self-recording/

Episode 7: Remote VFX Perspective: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-7-remote-vfx-perspective/

Episode 8: Zoic Studios Goes Remote: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-8-zoic-studios-goes-remote/

Episode 9: Resolve Remote Grading: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-9-resolve-remote-grading/

Episode 10: Scaling Remote Post Facilities: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-10-scaling-remote-post-facilities/

Episode 11: Staying In Sync with Asynchronous Review: https://frame.io/remotework/workflow-from-home-episode-11-async-review/


Also, Frame.io has created a microsite - https://frame.io/remotework/ - which will be updated weekly with new videos exploring how to enable a remote workflow from start to finish, with the goal of helping folks get up and running in response to the new realities we’re now facing.


Upcoming Virtual Learning Classes:

The Technologies and Processes Behind Safe Remote Cinema Production – May 27th, 2020
AbelCine, Lux Lighting, and LiteGear will lead a group of panelists who are using technology and ingenuity to create safe and effective sets and production environments. The panel will discuss how they are leveraging technology to address today's challenges and how the production paradigm may change moving forward. Panelists: Mike Bauman – President & Co-founder, Lux Lighting, Luke Geissbuhler – Cinematographer, John Gorman – Gaffer, Mike Nichols – Business Development Manager, AbelCine, Corey Walter – Cinematographer. The panel will be moderated to ensure ample time for audience Q&A.



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AbelCine's Virtual AC Workshop Series –  May 26-28: This workshop series is composed of 3 courses. See below:

Live Stream: Digital AC 101 (May 26) https://www.abelcine.com/learn/calendar/live-stream-digital-ac-101 focuses on basic knowledge and best practices.

Live Stream: Digital AC 201 (May 27) https://www.abelcine.com/learn/calendar/live-stream-digital-ac-201 builds on that knowledge to dive into building professional camera packages.

And finally, Live Stream: Digital AC 301 (May 28) https://www.abelcine.com/learn/calendar/live-stream-digital-ac-301 takes an advanced look into the various wireless components found on set.
Interested in taking multiple virtual AC courses? Contact training" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> training for 10% off the purchase of two classes, and 20% off the purchase of all three AC classes.


See All Virtual Learning Options at AbelCine




Rosco SoftDrop® Masterclass Videos

Learn more about Rosco SoftDrop in their free Masterclass video series – No login needed.

The Rosco SoftDrop Masterclass is comprised of four videos – each between six and nine minutes long – that provide tips and techniques for working with Rosco backdrops and answer their most frequently asked questions.
Ep. 1 – Introduction To SoftDrop:
Ep. 2 – Production Of A SoftDrop:
Ep. 3 – Installing A SoftDrop:
Ep. 4 – Lighting A Rosco SoftDrop:



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B&H Photo Explora

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Westcott University

The F.J. Westcott Company presents FREE Online Lighting Education including Still and Video Lighting Tutorials with no signup required.  For a full listing of the many still and motion lighting techniques, visit:




Dedo Weigert Film Educational Videos

You can find many tutorials and lighting product instructional videos on the Dedo Weigert Film YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/DedoWeigertFilm



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ARRI Academy Presents: Lighting Systems Control with Richard Cadena

The ARRI Academy is pleased to announce the launch of a new course designed for all levels of lighting and video production professionals. “Lighting Systems Control with Richard Cadena” is an 11-part video course that serves as the ultimate guide to get you up and running with digital lighting control, using DMX, RDM, Wireless DMX, and ethernet-based networks.

The 11-part series consists of short, informative videos with classes ranging in length from 5 minutes to 34 minutes. Course attendees will gain a working knowledge of standard and emerging technologies and will be trained on the latest lighting technology. The complete list of classes is as follows: DMX, Building DMX network, Troubleshooting DMX network, RDM, Wireless DMX, Intro to ethernet-based networking, Testing ethernet-based networks: PING and IPCONGIF commands, Art-Net, sACN, Consoles, and ARRI LED Ecosystem.

The series is taught by Richard Cadena; an ETCP recognized trainer and Certified Entertainment Electrician. Cadena brings over 30 years of lighting industry experience and has been training entertainment lighting professionals around the globe. The series gives an overview of established and emerging technologies, best practices, and guides users on how to troubleshoot potential issues.

To register, visit: https://www.arri.com/lightingsystemscontrol

Other ARRI Academy online courses on MZed: https://arri.academy/courses-mzed

ARRI Academy is offering a 25% discount* (Code: STAYHOME25) on their certified online courses on MZed: Certified Online Training for Large-Format Camera System: https://www.mzed.com/courses/certified-online-training-for-large-format-camera-system?tap_a=17272-420962&tap_s=566830-650906 and Certified Online Training for Camera Systems: https://www.mzed.com/courses/certified-online-training-for-camera-systems?tap_a=17272-420962&tap_s=566830-650906. Their ARRI Academy Master Classes on MZed – High Dynamic Range with Karl Walter Lindenlaub ASC https://arri.academy/kw-lindenlaub-hdr-mzed" target="_blank, and Large Format Cinematography with James Laxton ASC https://arri.academy/james-laxton-course-mzed" target="_blank are available for free.  *Valid for a limited time only.



NVIDIA'S GTC Digital – Free Online Content

NVIDIA GPUNVIDIA's GTC Digital is now running with free on-demand technical content for developers, researchers, data scientists. There are also general-interest sessions designed for business decision makers. More than 200 speakers from around the world created this content. NVIDIA is proud to make it available for free, particularly in these times where advancing science and technology is more important than ever.

Register at: www.nvidia.com/gtc



Zacuto Original Programming

ZacutoZacuto produces original programming for entertaining and educating individuals in the video, film and photography industries. These videos include interviews with leaders of the film and photography industries on topics such as event videography, filmmaking, cinematography, directing, sound, lighting, documentary, DIY filmmaking and more.




Lighting Video Webinars by Brad Dickson

BradDicksonX250Veteran Lighting Director Brad Dickson hosts online webinars on lighting as it relates to the camera. Recent offerings have included seminars on Measuring and Adjusting LED Fixtures and Setting Up DMX Systems.



SMPTE Virtual Educational Offerings

SMPTETo help the industry navigate this immediate situation, SMPTE is making their technology webcasts open free of charge for their members and the public. Additionally, all their virtual classes are now available at 50% off. Please register for a course using the SMPTE50 discount code.



Adobe Summit 2020

The digital experience conference has gone digital.
Hear from Adobe leaders Shantanu Narayen, Anil Chakravarthy, and other Adobe leaders.  Discover product innovations and explore product demos and announcements across keynotes and
100+ breakout sessions.
Enjoy it online and on demand.
Cost: Free