Advanced Equipment Introduction
One of the perks of being in Advanced Media is that you get to work with advanced professional grade video production equipment unavailable to most students.
Much of this equipment is purchased through grants and costs hundreds, if not, thousands of dollars. Thus, only students whom have proven themselves to be responsible, trustworthy, and careful are allowed first priority on using the equipment.
Please familiarize yourself with the equipment listed below... You will need to recite the rules and controls for each device before going out into the field to use the equipment.
DRONES (Phantom 3 & Spark)
"The "Phantom" can be an amazing piece of equipment, but it can also be a dangerous tool in the hands of an untrained operator. Phantom pilots will need to remember the following rules and MUST be under adult supervision while flying. You will be tested on the following:
Tips for Beginners:
Want to be a better pilot? Check these vids!
#1 - Lessons from a videographer
#2 - Mr. Toyota's favorite tutorial
The "Ronin" is an easy to learn, but difficult to master tool. While the Ronin will help you to achieve smooth tracking shots, it is also a delicate piece of equipment that requires 2 people to operate. You will be tested on the following before going out to record: