Intro to Video Production

What goes into creating engaging, high-quality film & video content? For aspiring content creators, filmmakers or video producers, this workshop provides a hands-on introduction to video production and the resources available at Launchpad's Digital Media Lab.Intro to Video Production provides an overview of the video production process and covers everything you need to know to get started using our studio and equipment, including our Blackmagic cameras, lenses, lighting and post-production facilities. The content of this course will be tailored to address specific needs and experience levels of attendees. This course is focused on the technical craft of video production, but will be situated within a broader conversation on creativity and entrepreneurship.You Will Learn: Basics of a content strategy - What makes a great video?Studio production essentialsIntroduction to studio equipment:Blackmagic URSA Mini ProCinema LensesIntroduction to video workflowsBasic Exposure tipsIntroduction to Grip & LightingProduction Design & The Art DepartmentIntroduction to audio recordingEquipment Handling + CareAbout the Instructor:Benny Tan (@bnnytn) is an expert in film, television and commercial production with experience working in dynamic roles across the world. Prior to Launchpad, Benny's career began in the camera department for film & episodic TV production, serving as technical lead at YouTube Space Toronto, and works actively as a technical producer for commercial clients including Nike, Canada Goose and Warner MusicJoin Zoom MeetingThe  zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer. 

At DML and via Zoom
130 Queens Quay East, East Tower 4th Floor (Map)
What goes into creating engaging, high-quality film & video content? For aspiring content creators, filmmakers or video producers, this workshop provides a hands-on introduction to video production and the resources available at Launchpad's Digital Media Lab.

Intro to Video Production provides an overview of the video production process and covers everything you need to know to get started using our studio and equipment, including our Blackmagic cameras, lenses, lighting and post-production facilities. The content of this course will be tailored to address specific needs and experience levels of attendees. This course is focused on the technical craft of video production, but will be situated within a broader conversation on creativity and entrepreneurship.



You Will Learn: 
  • Basics of a content strategy - What makes a great video?
  • Studio production essentials
  • Introduction to studio equipment:
    • Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
    • Cinema Lenses
    • Introduction to video workflows
    • Basic Exposure tips
    • Introduction to Grip & Lighting
    • Production Design & The Art Department
    • Introduction to audio recording
    • Equipment Handling + Care
About the Instructor:

Benny Tan (@bnnytn) is an expert in film, television and commercial production with experience working in dynamic roles across the world. Prior to Launchpad, Benny's career began in the camera department for film & episodic TV production, serving as technical lead at YouTube Space Toronto, and works actively as a technical producer for commercial clients including Nike, Canada Goose and Warner Music



Join Zoom Meeting

The  zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. 

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer.