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Lights, Camera, Render

Volume. 3: 3D Cinematography

Master the 3D Camera

This advanced 3D course is a masterclass in camera moves and cinematography. You'll learn how to tell a compelling story through camera moves. You'll dive into Hollywood film study and learn camera animation techniques as you gain a deep understanding of how to craft your frame. Learning how to create continuity through shots to build your own gorgeous and captivating title sequences.

Registration Opens

October 17, 2022

Class Start Date:

November 7, 2022

January 9, 2023

January 9, 2023

Course Length:

Session Duration:

7 hours

3 Payments of

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100% Free! Start learning immediately.

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7 hours

of video lessons,

podcasts, guides, and support
from our amazing team!

guides, and access to our
24/7 motion community!

podcasts, guides, and access to
our 24/7 motion community!

podcasts, guides, community
and critique from pros!

WEEK 1

Dive deep into camera tech, theory and terminology by studying Hollywood film techniques.

This course is a masterclass in camera moves and you'll gain the confidence you need to start animating cameras to become your own digital Director of Photography! David will breakdown films and introduce you to important terminology and real world techniques that are critical to understanding what it takes to create different types of great looking camera moves.

Learn how to animate the many different types of camera movements

Immersive and impactful stories can be told solely through intentional camera moves which makes it very important to learn all the different type of cinematography techniques and terminology that will allow you to tell the most engaging story possible.

Create an edit to tell a compelling story

Camera moves are just one aspect of telling a compelling story, learning how to edit all of your shots together is just as important! This is why you will learn about editing terminology, techniques and the various types of cuts you can utilize to bring your shot sequence together.

The importance of moodboarding and storyboarding.

The grand finale of this three volume course provides you with helpful tips and techniques that along with your new 3D skills and knowledge will help you create your own short film! Directors chair not included.

Gain a deeper understanding of Octane Render

Not only will you learn how to master cinematic concepts in this course, you'll also learn valuable Octane Render techniques and workflows that will allow you to work faster and more efficiently!

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Learn the secrets of high-end work

Better than in-person training

School of Motion instant-access courses are unlike anything you've ever experienced. Along with world-class training, you'll also get access to tons of professional project files and a 24/7 network of likeminded artists, and more support than you'll know what to do with.

Over 20,000 artists have taken School of Motion courses, find out what all the hype is about.

School of Motion courses are unlike anything you've ever experienced. Along with world-class training, you'll also get 1-on-1 feedback from an industry pro, a 24/7 network of likeminded artists, and more support than you'll know what to do with.

Over 17,000 artists have taken School of Motion courses, find out what all the hype is about.

This instant-access course features

Exercises and project files for every lesson

Each course comes packed with free project files, assets, and additional material to keep you learning and growing long after the course ends. Our exercises are designed from real world briefs, so you’re learning the skills you need to excel on your next project or venture.

Permanent access to course materials

We all need a refresher now and again, which is why you’ll keep access to your course—and all the assets and project files—for the rest of your life. Come back to listen to exclusive interviews, review old lessons, and try out new techniques using your old assets.

Support from the School of Motion team

Reach out to our incredible support team at any time to answer questions about the material, or to help you find the best way to achieve your career goals. We are here to help.

This instant-access course features

Exercises and project files for every lesson

Each course comes packed with free project files, assets, and additional material to keep you learning and growing long after the course ends. Our exercises are designed from real world briefs, so you’re learning the skills you need to excel on your next project or venture.

Real-world examples and video training

We go above and beyond when producing our courses, making sure that the curriculum is presented in the right order, with the right examples, and using the best practices currently used in the industry. In short, you're learning to do things the way they're done in the real world.

Permanent access to course materials

We all need a refresher now and again, which is why you’ll keep access to your course—and all the assets and project files—for the rest of your life. Come back to listen to exclusive interviews, review old lessons, and try out new techniques using your old assets.

A world-wide artist community

You’ll gain instant access to our 24/7 motion design community, The Square. Here you can network with professional artists at every stage of their career. You’ll get to meet new friends, ask for help, and build your network.

What makes us different?

Cohort-Based Learning

Join artists from around the world on our custom learning platform. Never learn alone, as you’ll have immediate access to a forum of fellow students to share work, ask questions, and improve together. 

Exercises and project files for every lesson

Each course comes packed with free project files, assets, and additional material to keep you learning and growing long after the course ends. Our exercises are designed from real world briefs, so you’re learning the skills you need to excel on your next project or venture.

Technical and creative support along the way

You’ll be assigned a Teaching Assistant with years of experience in your chosen course. They’ll provide technical and creative feedback to guide you through new skills, improve your techniques, and provide encouragement along your journey. 

Verified credential upon course completion

Completing a course isn’t just about bragging rights. Once you’ve completed at least 70% of your work in a given course, you’ll earn a verified credential that can show current and future employers exactly what you’ve accomplished.

Permanent access to course materials

We all need a refresher now and again, which is why you’ll keep access to your course—and all the assets and project files—for the rest of your life. Come back to listen to exclusive interviews, review old lessons, and try out new techniques using your old assets.

A world-wide alumni community

You’ll gain instant access to our alumni platform, The Square. Here you can network with professional artists at every stage of their career. You’ll get access to new job opportunities and exclusive alumni events, such as meetups, virtual hangouts and reel reviews. 

Meet your instructor

David Ariew

3D NFT Artist & Octane Educator

David Ariew started his career between the intersection of the music and film industries, where he spent three years working on touring visuals for Dave Matthews Band. Around that time, he first discovered his love of C4D—and more importantly, Octane Render. Since then he’s been lovingly dubbed "Octane Jesus" by the mograph community, and has gone on to work on projects for top artists such as Katy Perry, Deadmau5, Zedd, Keith Urban, and Excision, as well as companies such as Intel, Magic Leap, KFC, and iHeartRadio.

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Our no-risk money back policy

We want to make sure you have a positive learning experience with us, so for any session based course you're enrolled in, you can request a refund any time within 30 days of purchase.

We want to make sure you have a positive learning experience with us, so for any session based course you're enrolled in, you can request a refund up until the end of Week 3 of the course

Registration Opens

October 17, 2022

Class Start Date:

November 7, 2022

January 9, 2023

January 9, 2023

Course Length:

Session Duration:

7 hours

3 Payments of

Instant-Access! Start learning immediately.

100% Free! Start learning immediately.

$249
$300

Join over 20,000 alumni around the globe

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the course format?
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Lights Camera Render Volume 2 is an instant access course. All lessons are immediately available to you. The lessons include pre-recorded videos, podcasts, PDFs and assignments with working files. You can binge all of the content at once, or take your time and watch it a little at a time. Once you enroll, you will be added to a private classroom with other students taking the course. This is a great tool for connecting, asking or answering questions and sharing thoughts or insights. You can share your work in The Square for peer review.

Can I access my course content after the course ends?
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Yes! You’ll have lifetime access to all the course lessons and materials. Also, if we make any changes to Lights Camera Render Volume 2, you’ll automatically receive access to the latest version.

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How much time do I need to commit?
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Lights Camera Render Volume 2 is an instant access course. You'll have the flexibility to watch all the course content on your schedule. There are 5 hours of video content in this course.

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You will not recognize your work when class is over.

Our courses have been meticulously designed to simulate real-world situations so that you're learning best-practices from day one. You'll be challenged, supported, and celebrated by your fellow artists as you level-up in real-time.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

Registration Opens

October 17, 2022

Class Start Date:

November 7, 2022

January 9, 2023

January 9, 2023

Course Length:

Session Duration:

7 hours

3 Payments of

Instant-Access! Start learning immediately.

100% Free! Start learning immediately.

$249
$300