VM242 Intro to Documentary Production

    Overview

    The resources on this page are geared specifically toward the Intro to Documentary Production classes.   

    For Production

    While the camera and audio gear allotted to this class may have various format options, we recommend using the following settings.  

    Recommended Settings

    70D

    Internal Video Settings

    • 1920x1080 @ 24P (23.98)
    • HD: Rec 709 (Picture Profile off)
    • Codec: H264
    • Chroma Subsampling: 4:2:0
    • Bit Depth: 8-bit

    Internal Audio Settings

    • Set to 48Khz / 16 bits. Linear PCM 2 Channels

    FS5

    Internal Video Settings

      • 1920x1080 @ 24P (23.98)
      • HD: Rec 709 (Picture Profile off)
      • Codec: XAVC - L (MXF Wrapper)
      • Chroma Subsampling: 4:2:2
      • Bit Depth: 10-bit
      • Bit Rate: 50 Mbps

    Internal Audio Settings

    • Use XAVC: Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz (Ext Mics via XLR-type 3-pin if possible)

    Click to View the FS5 Ten Step Guide

    Tascam DR-44 Recorders

    48Khz / 24bit WAV 

     

    For Post-Production

    Guide for 60D/70D

    Guide for FS5

    Workshops

    We highly encourage you to sign-up for the Premiere and/or Avid workshops.  Sign-up sheets can be found on the 8th floor across from room 809.  

    You can see the calendar for this semester here:

    https://postproduction.emerson.edu/hc/en-us/articles/227389487-Workshop-Calendar

     

    Avid Workshop I

    In Avid Workshop I, students learn project and file management, importing footage, 4k workflow, basic editing, exporting, and saving their project.

    Avid Workshop II

    In Avid Workshop II, students learn color correction, effect editing, sound editing, titles, and transitions. 

    Premiere Workshop

    In the Premiere Workshop students learn project and file management, how to properly backup and import footage, 4k workflow, basic editing, exporting, saving, color correction, effect and sound editing, titles, and transitions.

     

    Additional Resources:

    Intro to Avid

    Avid Media Computer 8 Essential Training - Lynda.com

    A step by step guide with exercise files for editing in Avid.

    Introduction to Premiere

    Premiere Pro CC Essential Training - Lynda.com

    A step by step guide with exercise files for editing in Avid.

     

    Need additional help?  See a lab assistant in room 810. You can see the Lab Assistant schedule here.