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KRISTIAN GABRIEL FILMS

121 W. Lexington Dr Ste 315 Glendale, CA 91203 e: kristiangabriel@live.com w: kristiangabrielfilms.com f: facebook.com/kgfilms i: instagram.com/therealkristiangabriel
 

OVER A DECADE OF EXPERIENCE

In addition to directing and photography, Kristian Gabriel is a VFX/Graphics professional that has been in the entertainment industry for over a decade.  Working and/or supervising in areas of motion graphics and compositing, he has worked with many studios and corporate companies. Beyond his professional experience, Kristian is an official Adobe Partner and Certified Expert/Instructor that trains at various film/tv schools and is an active on-location trainer for many companies and individuals in Hollywood and the whole of Southern California.

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WHAT SETS THIS TRAINING APART

What makes Kristian’s training courses particularly powerful is his understanding of applications beyond Adobe and how they interact with Adobe programs. If you have been using programs such as Avid, Final Cut, Vegas, Maya, Cinema 4D, etc.–this is taken into account and learning can be facilitated by drawing comparisons of programs you are already familiar with.

OPTIONS & COSTS OF COURSES

You have a number of options to train with Kristian:

 

  • Attending a Kristian Gabriel Training Event
  • Attending a Vocational/College that he teaches at
  • Hiring for On-Location Training
  • Hiring for Private or Group Training in Burbank

 

The costs associated with each course are listed to the right and reflect the cost for each individual. Group training of two (2) or more individuals get big discounts. There are additional discounts for High School and College/University groups as well. No matter what category you are in–these costs are extremely competitive and you’ll find that the same courses are

WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE CLASSES?

For most cases, just bring yourself as you will most likely be booked in a classroom at one of several schools. On-location or some group training situations might require you to bring your own laptops, iMacs or whatever computers you would like to use for training. Kristian Gabriel does have some computers that can be used for private or group training. Please inquire for more information. Kristian teaches in many classroom settings at vocational schools, colleges, high schools–and has even taught out of apartments, retail locations, studios, etc. Pretty much everything goes. As long as there is a safe quiet room…we can get you trained. The following is a list of potential things you may want to consider bringing:

 

    • Yourself
    • Paper/Tablet/Notebook to take notes
    • Adobe Classroom in a Book (optional)

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

There are many other classes and training situations. If you would like to know more, please contact Kristian and company using the contact information or form on this site.

For more information about training, please contact Kristian Gabriel using the contact page on this site or direct email at: kristiangabriel@live.com

TRAINING COURSES AVAILABLE

2017 Price and New Class Update Coming Soon

Adobe Premiere Foundations

Class Length:

18hrs (3 Days) Single Rate $599/per person

18hrs (3 Days) Group Rate* $399/per person

If you are a first time Premiere user and/or wish to learn Premiere editing from scratch–this course is for you. This extremely thorough course will give you the foundation tools to edit knowledgeably and efficiently with one of the fastest growing applications in the entertainment industry.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training three (3) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe Premiere Advanced

Class Length: 12hrs (2 Days) Private$499/per-Group Rate-$299*/per

This course assumes you are already familiar with editing and/or have been using Avid Media Composer or Apple Final Pro. Many working editors are new to Premiere and haven’t felt as comfortable working in Premiere other competing editing applications. Let us make the transition much easier by providing you with the ultimate Premiere run-through specifically designed for editors.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training three (3) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe Premiere: Master Workflow Workshop

Class Length: 8hrs Private$499-Group Rate/$299*

So you know how to edit but get it little overwhelmed when you export your sequence. This advanced level course goes into importing/exporting in Premiere. You will learn about all the most popular files and codecs and how to deal with each. Class the following:

 

  • File Formats & Codecs (DNxHD, Prores, J2K, etc)
  • Transcoding Techniques
  • Camera Formats and Workflows
  • Working with RAW
  • Dynamic Workflows with other Adobe Applications
  • Round-tripping with Avid, Final Cut, DaVinci, Speedgrade+
  • Exporting for Broadcast, Social Media and more

 

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training three (3) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe Photoshop 101: Foundations

Class Length: 16hrs Private$499-Group Rate/$299*

Want to learn Adobe Photoshop? Whether you have some experience or no experience–let Kristian Gabriel give you a very thorough and solid foundation in one of the most popular applications in the world. This class will cover everything you’ll need to get that solid foundation. In addition, you will be given some excellent handouts that will detail some of the more challenging techniques you will learn in class.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training two (2) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe Photoshop for Film, TV and Social Media

Class Length: 16hrs Private$499-Group Rate/$299*

In this course, you will learn both intermediate and advanced techniques to create and format content for Film, TV and Social Media. Lower 3rds, logos, banners, profile pics, titles/credits and much, much more. Concentrating on titles and effects, layout and properly formatting your content will be a large focus in this course. Additional advanced techniques will include working with Channels, Blending Modes and creating graphics for editorial and other situations.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training two (2) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe Photoshop Advanced Techniques

Class Length: 16hrs Private$499-Group Rate/$299*

You know Photoshop…. Now learn master techniques for compositing, advanced effects work and more!

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training two (2) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe After Effects 101 Foundations

Class Length: 16hrs Private$499-Group Rate/$399*

After Effects has become one of the most popular industry applications second only to Photoshop. Learn how to animate graphics, titles and effects with this beginner to intermediate two day course.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training two (2) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.

Adobe After Effects: Camera & Tracking Workshop

Class Length: 8hrs Private$299-Group Rate/$199*

Learn to track like a pro in this one day power class. Probably one of the most important technique to know if you are going to be in animation or editorial. Blurring out a logo on someones shirt, changing the color of a moving car, creating Fringe-style titles tracking with the scene, bullet holes and wounds and much more! Tracking is an extremely important thing to know for any workflow. In this class, we will cover:

 

  • The Spot Tracker
  • 3D Camera Tracker
  • Planar Tracking with Mocha
  • Stabilization
  • Wire Removal
  • Tracking & Effects
  • Tracking & Roto
  • Tracking & Keying

 

This in addition to working with nulls, expressions and more.

 

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

 

*Group rate refers to training two (2) or more individuals. If you are part of a class or if you have an additional one or more people that would also like training–the cost individually goes down significantly.