Technical Education


New! Fruits of Home 31 min.

Today's farmers have little in common with the farmers of bygone times. While in the past one farmer fed four people, today it is more than 100. Computer-controlled combine harvesters, milking robots, and hybrid breeding are methods of modern agriculture that have led to increasing yields. The film shows how some of today's farmers are facing the price pressure of the market. Because of his milkin...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Path of Modernism 30 min.

More than 50% of consumers want agriculture to pay attention to climate change and environmental protection. With low food prices on the one hand and environmentally friendly production methods on the other, Europe's farmers are unsettled. Adding to this is the growing price pressure. How do farmers manage to meet today's requirements? Greenhouses make all the difference. Italians market the most...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Tradition in Younger Hands 31 min.

More than 90% of the farms are family-owned and their succession is not always certain. In recent years, more than three million farmers have been forced to abandon their farms. Large corporations are taking over the work: 3% of the farms cover 53% of the area. The supply in supermarkets therefore remains large. Do we still need the small farmers? Examples from all over Europe show that the farmer...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Color Management 19 min.

With everything now set to record, Ollie Kenchington focuses on how simple color and contrast management in production can maximize the quality of your digital negative. From using probes to ensure camera monitors are calibrated, to using charts to ensure white balance and contrast are consistent across all cameras, Kenchington shows us his top tips for in-camera color management.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Deconstructing Color I 19 min.

With production wrapped on the commercial, Ollie Kenchington brings us into the grading suite to discuss how contrast can be introduced in post-production to add depth.He also shows us examples from The Crown to reinforce this.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Deconstructing Color II 10 min.

As we continue looking at post-production, Ollie Kenchington shows how hue and saturation can be used to direct the viewer's eye in the frame. Using examples from Blade Runner 2049,he demonstrates how this technique can be used most effectively in your films.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Deconstructing Color III 15 min.

In the final episode of the series, Ollie Kenchington delves into the most exciting part of color grading—conveying mood and eliciting emotion with color. He shows us how this is used so effectively in Whiplash, where color becomes a signifier to the emotional journey of the film’s protagonist.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Calibrating Color 10 min.

In this video, Ollie Kenchington takes us through the process of building custom LUTs on set for monitoring. He shows how simple steps before rolling the camera can ensure everyone on set is connected with the image and able to see how the film’s look is developing in every frame.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Creating a Palette 10 min.

In the first episode of the series, Ollie Kenchington introduces us to the concept of Directing Color as he begins to produce a commercial for a boutique catering company. He takes us through the process of how he developed a color palette for their brand which will be woven into the production design for the commercial, and explains how the relationships between colors can create compositional ba...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Directing Color 85 min.

In Directing Color, filmmaker, editor and colorist Ollie Kenchington explores how visual language cues, color theory and even color grading techniques can be used throughout the filmmaking process to not just create a “look” but to enhance storytelling. He challenges directors, cinematographers and filmmakers to think of color first rather than the more common approach of leaving color considerati...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018