Video in business – developing in-house expertise
Video is a powerful communication tool, and training can develop the in-house skills needed to create high quality video and deliver it as multi-platform content. Grab its potential, so your team can use their imagination to produce messages with the professional polish that your clients will take seriously. PDV is based in North Sydney and can deliver training in other centres.
Helping companies to
Create video content for Social Media and YouTube
Improve office to office communication
Deliver professional video for marketing & product launches
Record company milestones, events and activities
Produce training and OH&S videos
Provide staff with additional skills
Education groups needing the latest industry knowledge
Companies providing staff with additional skills
Training to help you understand & use video equipment
Pieter’s training will teach both technical and creative facets of video photography. Participants will gain control over the camera settings, freeing them to explore creative aspects of shooting, knowing that they are always getting the best possible video and audio.
Message for a quote or call 0418 169 955 to discuss your particular requirements. PDV Digital Cinema is based in North Sydney, however training can be arranged in other centres. Online training sessions are also available.
Television production companies
If you are a production manager, your production team may be required to shoot video from time to time. It could be additional coverage to support your main camera crew, or perhaps to just shoot some behind-the-scenes footage. Do they have the skills?
Pieter will teach your team the in-house skills needed to create high quality video and deliver it as multi-platform content.
What you will learn
Corporate training overview
Cinematographer and certified trainer Pieter de Vries ACS will pass on a wealth of techniques gleaned from years of shooting award-winning productions in more than one hundred and eighty five countries and territories.
The training covers camera and audio hardware using DSLR, Mirrorless, Smartphones and Video cameras and to teach your team professional shooting techniques. Lighting tips and editing software are also included, all delivered in an easy to digest style.
The training also includes a location shoot in the surrounding North Sydney area and along the way you'll be using some of the latest video tools and toys. Please visit the Training Gallery for images of the venue, the nearby streets and the stunning harbour views
Taking control of video and audio
Pieter’s unique training teaches you both technical and creative facets of video photography. Participants quickly gain control over the camera settings, freeing them to explore creative aspects of shooting knowing that they are always getting the best possible video and audio. This includes:
SWITCHING BETWEEN AUTO AND MANUAL
• Camera buttons, dials & menus explained
• Setting exposure using zebras
• Adjusting the colour balance
• Editing export settings for YouTube & Social Media
• Shooting with compact handheld gimbals
• Following action – handheld, tripod & monopod
• Time-lapse & Slow-Motion cinematography
• Audio – recording clean sound
Capturing events for Social Media
Covering events is a regular task for media units. Topics include:
FRAMING & MOVEMENT
• How to make effective camera moves
• Using the 16:9 frame for informative composition
INTERVIEWS & PRESENTATIONS
• Flattering lighting for interviews & presenters
• Filming PowerPoint presentations
• Finding the best locations to record interviews
• How to record clean & clear audio
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Regular clients include:
Department of Defence, Canberra
Australian Federal Police
Australian Film Television & Radio School
The Telecommunications Ombudsman
ANU College of Asia Pacific Studies
Ahi Media Lae PNG
Dept of Communications
Destiny Financial Solutions
Sony Australia & New Zealand
Orion Expedition Cruises
Silversea Cruises (USA)