Essential Filmmaking Terminology

In this class – the first in our Introduction to Filmmaking course – Karl introduces the key terms and concepts you need to understand before you can begin your filmmaking journey.

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by all the unusual and confusing technical terms used by experienced filmmakers, this class will bring you up to speed – fast.

In this class:

  • Video codecs, formats and resolutions
  • Progressive vs interlaced scans
  • Broadcast standards
  • Display ratios
  • Camera profiles and colour space
  • Gamma
  • Bit depth and chroma subsampling
  • ISO and gain

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