Plan Your Path with the Video Production Training Smart Track!

Who is this for?

Professionals or students pursuing careers or interests related to video production, filmmaking, motion graphics, animation, and video editing. Opt to take one course or bundle many and save with our SmartPass Learning License! 

 
Why choose this?

It’s the most efficient method to acquire skills and best practices with live, expert-led, hands-on exercises on the tools most widely used for creating high-quality video content across various industries and mediums.

How does this work?

Just log in to our VOLT™ (Virtual Online Live Training) class computers with pre-installed software, and get immediate learning support through live screen view – no installs or downloads needed!

Learn Industry-Standard Video Production & Editing Tools
Develop Skills for Creating Captivating Visual Stories
Hands-On Experience in Animation, Motion Graphics, & Visual Effects

Video Production with Adobe Learning Path

Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production

In this hands-on, two-day Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production training course, learners will gain foundational skills in storytelling, storyboarding, and scriptwriting for effective video production workflows, catering to professionals in video creation and eLearning development.

Videography Fundamentals with DSLR, Mirrorless, & Mobile Devices

In this hands-on, two-day Videography training course, participants will learn the technical and creative aspects of DSLR/mirrorless and mobile shooting, from pre-production planning to post-production editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, enabling them to grasp camera controls, lighting, framing, audio integration, and video editing for professional-quality video content creation.

Video Production Lighting Techniques with DSLR, Mirrorless, & Mobile Devices

In this two-day, hands-on Video Production Lighting Techniques training course, participants will learn advanced studio lighting best practices, creative lighting setups for various scenarios like educational, promotional, documentary, interviews, and more, enabling them to create high-quality video images using DSLR, mirrorless, or mobile cameras, benefiting video professionals and eLearning developers alike.

 

Adobe Premiere Pro with AI BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Adobe Premiere Pro with AI BootCamp training course, students will learn the beginner to advanced features of Premiere Pro and its scalable, efficient, and precise tools, supporting a wide range of video formats, superior performance for faster and more creative workflows, and a complete set of powerful features to overcome any editorial, production, and workflow challenges.

Adobe After Effects with AI BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Adobe After Effects with AI training course, participants will learn everything from basic introductory features to advanced techniques and tools, enabling them to better understand the motion graphics, visual effects, compositing, keying, tracking, animation, and compositing capabilities of this powerful post-production application used in video, film, and TV production. 

Maxon Cinema 4D BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Cinema 4D training course, students will gain an introduction to Maxon’s 3D animation software and general 3D concepts, then progress to advanced techniques for modeling, texturing, rendering, animation, mograph, compositing with After Effects, efficient rendering methods, and exploring the extensive customization capabilities of this powerful 4D animation tool.

Video Production with DaVinci Learning Path

Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production

In this hands-on, two-day Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production training course, learners will gain foundational skills in storytelling, storyboarding, and scriptwriting for effective video production workflows, catering to professionals in video creation and eLearning development.

Videography Fundamentals with DSLR, Mirrorless, & Mobile Devices

In this hands-on, two-day Videography training course, participants will learn the technical and creative aspects of DSLR/mirrorless and mobile shooting, from pre-production planning to post-production editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, enabling them to grasp camera controls, lighting, framing, audio integration, and video editing for professional-quality video content creation.

Video Production Lighting Techniques with DSLR, Mirrorless, & Mobile Devices

In this two-day, hands-on Video Production Lighting Techniques training course, participants will learn advanced studio lighting best practices, creative lighting setups for various scenarios like educational, promotional, documentary, interviews, and more, enabling them to create high-quality video images using DSLR, mirrorless, or mobile cameras, benefiting video professionals and eLearning developers alike.

 

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Certification BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day DaVinci Resolve training course, students will learn the full suite of features in Blackmagic Design’s powerful all-in-one video post-production tool, including editing, color correction and grading, audio production, visual effects with the new Fusion module, and 3D workspace, providing participants with the skills and knowledge to complete a start-to-finish video workflow.

Working With Cinema 4D Learning Path

Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production

In this hands-on, two-day Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production training course, learners will gain foundational skills in storytelling, storyboarding, and scriptwriting for effective video production workflows, catering to professionals in video creation and eLearning development.

Adobe After Effects with AI BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Adobe After Effects with AI training course, participants will learn everything from basic introductory features to advanced techniques and tools, enabling them to better understand the motion graphics, visual effects, compositing, keying, tracking, animation, and compositing capabilities of this powerful post-production application used in video, film, and TV production. 

Maxon Cinema 4D BootCamp

In this hands-on, four-day Cinema 4D training course, students will gain an introduction to Maxon’s 3D animation software and general 3D concepts, then progress to advanced techniques for modeling, texturing, rendering, animation, mograph, compositing with After Effects, efficient rendering methods, and exploring the extensive customization capabilities of this powerful 4D animation tool.

Working With Audio Learning Path

Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production

In this hands-on, two-day Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production training course, learners will gain foundational skills in storytelling, storyboarding, and scriptwriting for effective video production workflows, catering to professionals in video creation and eLearning development.

Audio Recording Fundamentals Using Audition

In this hands-on, two-day Audio Recording Fundamentals Using Audition training course, participants will learn best practices for creating high-quality sound recordings, knowledge of microphone and recorder setups, emerging audio technologies, and hands-on experience with Adobe Audition for audio editing, restoration, mastering, recording, multitrack sessions, effects, and analysis.

Adobe Audition

In this hands-on, two-day Adobe Audition training course, students will gain an understanding of the tools and workflows to shape sound efficiently and deliver high-quality audio projects across various mediums such as video, radio, music, games, and more, leveraging the cross-platform audio editor’s intuitive interface and uncompromising sound quality.

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Amber

Acrobat 508 Advanced

The instructor and course content were exactly what we were looking for! We walked away with highly applicable and practical techniques. I would highly recommend this course and ThinkB!G for training.

Jeff

Storyline 508 Accessibility

The entire staff of ThinkB!G is so helpful and patient! Our instructor is a treasure trove of knowledge!

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Web 508 Intro

Great teacher! very hands on which I liked as I am very visual and need to be able to actually preform the task to understand it.

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InDesign 508 Accessibility

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Video Production Frequently Asked Questions

What are the key steps in building an eLearning course?

The typical process includes pre-production (planning, scriptwriting, storyboarding), production (filming/recording), and post-production (editing, color grading, visual effects, audio mixing).

How long does a typical video production project take?

The timeline can vary greatly depending on the scope and complexity of the project, but a simple promotional video could take 2-4 weeks, while a larger corporate video or short film could take 2-6 months.

What is involved in pre-production for a video?

Pre-production includes defining goals, target audience, script/storyboard creation, location scouting, casting, equipment preparation, scheduling, and other planning.

What equipment is typically needed for video production?

Common equipment includes cameras (DSLR, mirrorless, cinema cameras), lenses, lighting kits, audio gear (mics, recorders), steadicam/gimbals, and editing software/hardware.

How much does a professional video production typically cost?

Costs can range greatly from a few thousand dollars for a simple promo video to $10,000-$50,000+ for a corporate/marketing video to $100,000+ for a short film.

What formats and aspect ratios are common for video delivery?

Common formats are MP4, MOV. Aspect ratios include 16:9 for HD, 9:16 for vertical mobile video, 1:1 for square social media videos.

What are key skills needed for video production?

Videography, lighting, audio, storytelling, editing, color grading, and project management skills are essential for video producers.

What Job Roles Benefit From Video Production Skills?

Professional training on this multimedia software suite would be very valuable for anyone looking to pursue a career or build skills related to video production, motion graphics, animation or video editing.

Videographers/Filmmakers

Taking classes on videography techniques, lighting, sound recording, and editing software like After Effects, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve would be very useful for professional videographers, independent filmmakers, YouTubers, etc. These skills are essential for creating high-quality video content.

Video Editors

Those working specifically as video editors would need training on video editing software like Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve as well as some aspects of audio editing in Audition.

Motion Graphics Designers

For creating motion graphics and visual effects, classes on After Effects, Cinema 4D (3D animation) and the other video software would be beneficial for motion designers.

Multimedia Artists/Animators

Multimedia artists working on animation, visual effects, title sequences etc. would require skills in programs like After Effects, Cinema 4D, Audition for audio.

Marketing/Communications Professionals

Those working in marketing, communications, social media roles may need basic training in simple video editing, graphics creation using these tools to create promotional/marketing videos

Students/Enthusiasts

Film students, photography students, or even self-taught enthusiasts interested in videography/post-production as a hobby could take introductory courses on these tools.

Why Understanding The Skills & Tools For Video Production Matters

Understanding the skills and tools for video production matters for several important reasons:

  1. Produce High-Quality Content Having knowledge of videography techniques, lighting, audio recording, editing software, and other tools allows you to produce professional, high-quality video content that meets industry standards. Mastering these skills is essential for creating engaging and visually impressive videos.
  2. Increase Efficiency and Productivity Familiarity with the latest video production tools and workflows can significantly increase your efficiency and productivity. Knowing how to effectively use editing software, for example, can save you considerable time and effort during the post-production process.
  3. Stay Competitive and Relevant The video production industry is constantly evolving, with new technologies and techniques emerging regularly. Staying up-to-date with the latest skills and tools is crucial for remaining competitive and relevant in the market, whether you’re a freelancer, agency, or in-house video professional.
  4. Meet Client Expectations Clients and businesses often have high expectations for the quality of their video content. Having a strong understanding of video production skills and tools demonstrates your professionalism and ability to deliver projects that meet or exceed their expectations.
  5. Expand Creative Possibilities Mastering advanced tools like After Effects, Cinema 4D, and DaVinci Resolve opens up new creative possibilities for adding visual effects, motion graphics, and color grading techniques that can take your video projects to the next level.
  6. Versatility and Adaptability With a comprehensive understanding of various video production skills and tools, you become more versatile and adaptable, able to take on a wider range of projects and work seamlessly across different platforms and mediums.

Investing time and effort into learning video production skills and tools is essential for creating high-quality content, increasing efficiency, staying competitive, meeting client expectations, expanding creative possibilities, and becoming a more versatile and adaptable video professional.