Aerial video and photography has captured some of the most beautiful and important images we have seen today. From the tragic flooding throughout Texas, live events around the world, breaking news stories, commerical / real estate videography and more. This 8-hour course is targeted towards filmmakers who would like to get a taste and learn the basics from tools and necessary equipment, demonstrations, flight control, planning, flight prep, safety and more. Students will gain the understanding of the production and post-production essentials to create aerial videography using a drone.
All supplies provided, including drone & cameras.
SPECIAL NOTE: The flight portion of this course will be taught off-site ASoF campus. Students will be informed of the exact location in their class reminder.
PRE-REQUISITES: Knowledge of basic camera functionality and filmmaking basics. Students must be at least 16 years old to take this class.
CERTIFICATE: ASoF Digital Video Certificate core class.
This course and all ASoF courses are certified with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to provide Continue Professional Educational (CPE) credits.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Gary Gibich is a graduate of the University of Texas Film School and an instructor of Adobe After Effects CC (Creative Cloud) and Adobe Premiere Pro CC courses at the Austin School of Film. Gary has worked professionally in Film and Broadcast Television. He has also written a book based on a true WWII story entitled Patton’s Lost Platoon, which was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalist in 2010. Gary continues to write novels, scripts and short form projects, and remains actively engaged in production and post-production.