With ABCinema you learn in a playful and simple way about the history of film, camera positions and shots, editing techniques and much more. ABCinema reads like a book and can be watched like a movie. It offers great features compared to a regular textbook because text and film have been integrated. ABCinema is the world’s only online digital film course! You can learn everything in the comfort of your home.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
There are many good books about making movies. However, they have their limitations. A book tells the story of the movie in words, whereas the film consists of images. ABCinema is based on the latest techniques where word and image go hand in hand. This extensive online course explains not only the strength of a shot or a particular scene, but also shows it directly!
- Hundreds of famous film excerpts
- Theory and practice
- Simple operation, user friendly
- Script writing and story telling
- Tips for your own family or holiday movies
- The history of film
- Instruction movies and practice opportunities
- Camera, light, sound and composition
- More than 80 hours of viewing pleasure!
ABCinema consists of 13 chapters, over 350 pages and has over 14 hours of excerpts of motion pictures. The course contains a large collection of known and unknown film clips from 1878 until now. Each fragment is an example of a new discovery: film language, editing, camera movement, image cutouts, sound, talkies, color film, acting method, etc.