Mike's Academy


Mike's Academy

Video and DVD Production

 

SMPTE Timecode Explained: (important - contains animations, download to view):

Non-Linear Editing Explained
(powerpoint download)

Video Standards Explained
(powerpoint download)

UPDATED - Video Formats and Codecs Explained:
(important - contains animations, download to view):

 

After Effects

Beginners: Mega UFO-City Tutorial
Make this video in After Effects by following Mike's tutorial PDF (below):



(step-by-step tutorial PDF) | (tutorial source files [69mb])


Windows Movie Maker

Edit footage on a PC using Windows Movie Maker
(handout)

 

Adobe Premiere

Using Adobe Premiere - Basics
(handout)

Using Multiclip ('live' editing) in Premiere CS6
(handout)

Using Multiclip ('live' editing) in Premiere CS4
(handout)

 

Adobe Audition

Creating Soundtracks for your Premiere Movies
(handout)

 

Final Cut Pro

Setting Up and Capturing via IEEE 1394 / Firewire in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Basic Editing in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Adding Titles in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Editing Audio in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Adding Effects in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Using Chroma (Green Screen) in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Zooming and Tracking on Photos (Ken Burns Effect) in Final Cut Pro
(powerpoint download)

Colour Correction in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Using Multiclip ('live' editing) in Final Cut Pro
(handout)

Exporting your Finished Edit using Compressor
(handout)


Soundtrack Pro

Creating Soundtracks for your Final Cut Pro Movies
(handout)

 

DVD Studio Pro

Getting Started in DVD Studio Pro
(handout)

Adding Transitions in DVD Studio Pro
(handout)

Adding Audio in DVD Studio Pro
(handout)

Looping Motion Menus in DVD Studio Pro
(handout)

Creating Slideshows in DVD Studio Pro
(handout)

DVD Studio Pro - Enhanced Mode
(handout)

 

Blank Storyboard Sheets
(handout)

Standard Performer Release Form
(handout)

Location Release Form
(handout)

Teaching Materials


Website Content:


Batman Villans - Text Only

Classic Manchester

Modern Manchester

Monsters of Filmland

Bullseye

Hollywood 1939

Spielberg (rollovers)


Intro to Photoshop:

Session 1
[layers / selection / clone]

Session 2
[transform / blend / colour fix / filters]

Session 3
[set up new documents / flyer project]


Video Footage:

Entrance Project (93mb)

Extreme Sports (10mb)

Sharks (11mb)

Snowboarding (15mb)

NASA / Bowie Music Video (391mb)

Office Scene [STUDENT ENCRYPT] (53mb)

BBC Extinct Animals (31mb)

Channel 4 News Project (33mb)

Hurricane News Item (13mb)

Chester Zoo (100mb)

Moscow on Ice [multi-camera] (102mb)

Microscope [cutaways] (99mb)

Sound on Screen Projects (131 mb)


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