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01.01 Introduction

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Before we start working experimentally with video and time based art, we need to have a basic technical understanding of video capture and video editing. This introduction to video will cover the basic process of shooting video, camera settings, video software, video editing, and video export for viewing. These fundamental concepts will be built upon in further lessons.

Learning Objectives

  • successfully shoot video
  • understand basic camera settings
  • install video editing software
  • use basic tools to edit the sequence of a video
  • export video for distribution
  • practice basic file management

Key Terms

  • shot type
  • non-linear video editing
  • Adobe Premiere
  • After Effects
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Aperture
  • H.264
  • .mp4