- Dec 21st, 2009
Learn important Digital Video concepts in this FREE tutorial that shows you the Fundamentals of Video Theory.
What is Lossy Vs. Lossless compression? How does Pixel Aspect Ratio differ from Window Aspect Ratio? Should I use Interlaced or Progressive video in my workflow? If you're new to the world of Digital Video, there's some basic theory you need to know and this FREE tutorial explains it all.
- A/V Fundamentals 101: Fundamentals of Video Theory
- A/V Fundamentals 301: Digital Production BuZZ
- A/V Fundamentals 302: Picking the Right HD Video Format
For a full list of the topics covered, see the Tutorial Outline
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If you can't answer the questions in the outline of this course then you need to watch this tutorial. Covers the important foundations and definitions of video formats. A must for all beginners.
I enjoyed it. Simple, to the point and covered the basics. This course will help you if you are jumping into more advanced classes with limited video experience.
As a video novice I found this brief introduction to subjects such as pixel ratio and interlaced video very useful. I'm looking forward to the rest of the courses in this series.
Really basic intro to some of the technical things you'll need to understand to shoot, edit and distribute video.
Great starter course for AV! I'm rather unfamiliar with video work so these tutorials were quite informative. I've always wondered why my camera looked all comby like that lol!
This fundamentals tutorial really cleared up some basic questions for me. Even if i don't do video soon, it's valuable info nevertheless. Recommended!
What is compression, interlace, pixel aspect ration...? Pretty obscur! This curse is lighting us from obscurity! Basics are basics, and you should knew them before managing video stuff!
Nice basics review. I watched this just to get my head around Aspect Ratio/Pixel Aspect Ratio again, but went ahead and watched all the videos and was glad I did because there were several tidbits making it worth the time.
I had head a lot of these terms before, but never knew what they meant. This was a really nice overview of the basics that used some great examples to explain things. I know more now than I did only a half hour ago!
nicely explained and demonstrated. Francesco demonstrates some of the fundamentals in an easy to understand way without going too much into technical complexity. If you need to explain some basics to a colleague, friend or client, this is a nice way of doing it, Hisham