Video Production: Technical Processes

Video and Film Production Tutorials




  • Drones and 360 Photography & Modern Field Production Michigan Production Alliance with Jeremy Salo, CLV Productions, and Zak McGraw, ATEQ USA. Michigan Association of Broadcasters 2020 Great Lakes Media Conference. Lansing, MI.
    • The Michigan Production Alliance was asked to do several presentations for the Michigan Association of Broadcasters 2020 Great Lakes Media Show. March 4, 2020.
    • The first sessions is about Drones and 360 Photography. Zak McGraw, Digital Creative Director for LunaTech 3D does a presentation on obtaining a part 107 commercial license for aerial photography and cinematography and also advancements in 360 photography.
    • Technology advancements have made it possible for aerial shots that would’ve needed a plane or helicopter back in the day to be done with a small device that can be carried in any backpack and how a DSLR can show an entire business from the inside out. He will also explain flying and handling the drone, how to take 360 photography on the ground and in the air. The creation and stitching methods used to make a 360 photo will also be discussed.
    • The second session is about Modern Field Production.
    • Jeremy Salo, Producer and Cinematographer for CLV Productions will discuss how EFP equipment has evolved over the years. He will reveal experiences creating content on location for Netflix, Amazon, PBS and the Outdoor Channel. The digital revolution has made it possible for smaller crews to record episodic television and streaming content. Jeremy will describe recording Your Brush with Nature, a plein air painting television show that records in the elements of all four seasons. He will also explain what it’s like to operate camera for Hook n’ Look, capturing footage on lakes as well as an underwater perspective. Camera housings, redundant audio configurations, underwater communication systems, lighting considerations, data management, minimum crew sizes with their limitations and strengths will be discussed.

Mobile phones

Wireless Audio

Explanations and Theories of Video Technology and Physics


Lens Distortion

Resolution and Diffraction Limit

Shooting Styles

A-Z Grammar for Visual Storytelling


Image styles

Post Production with CGI

  • Adobe x Terminator: Dark Fate. (2019) Behind the scenes explanations of how Adobe Premiere and After Effects were used to create the new Terminator movie. This is the first feature film of this magnitude to be made with Adobe Premiere.

Preparing Video for Distribution

Compressing Video

360 and VR Video

Examples of Video

Examples, Thinking, and Discussions of AudioVisual Production

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