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Planet DV offers a range of bespoke training courses for the media industry, covering every aspect of the production process, with a focus on training in media and creative production packages including:

  • Video production
  • Post production
  • Motion graphics
  • DVD/Blu-ray authoring
  • Graphic & web design
  • 3D modelling
  • Camera skills

Our accredited trainers are leading industry professionals with a wealth of experience. Our clients are from a broad spectrum of organisations including television broadcasters, media production companies, publishers and advertising agencies, government departments, large corporate companies, individual freelancers and a range of educational establishments.

A selection of the courses we offer includes:

  • Adobe Premiere Pro (Basic & Advanced)
  • Adobe Encore DVD
  • Adobe After Effects (Basic, Intermediate & Advanced)
  • Adobe Photoshop (Basic, Advanced & Master Class)
  • Adobe Illustrator (Basic, Advanced & Master Class)
  • Adobe InDesign (Basic, Advanced & Master Class)
  • Apple Final Cut Pro 7 (Basic & Advanced)
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X (Basic & Advanced)
  • Apple Final Cut For Avid Editors
  • Apple Motion
  • Apple Color
  • Apple DVD Studio Pro
  • Apple iMovie
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Maxon Cinema 4D (Basic)
  • Autodesk 3ds Max (Intermediate, Advanced & Master Class)
  • NewTek TriCaster
  • Camera skills



No matter what level of experience, from total beginner to seasoned professional, we offer friendly, knowledgeable, professional training to media professionals and non-professionals alike.

For further details, to book a course, or to find out about other courses and bespoke training, please contact us either via email training@planetdv.net or telephone 01274 713400.

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We are media streaming specialists and have developed our own industry leading range of media streaming, archiving, IPTV, freeview recording, digital signage and lecture capture solutions under the brand name of Planet eStream. We use our own specialist in-house team to provide both technical and end user training courses on our range of media streaming products.

Our technical training is product based and focuses on the ongoing management by designated technical staff of the solution provided. The technical training covers, but is not limited to, the following key areas and can be tailored to your exact needs:

  • Network integration specific to site
  • LDAP/Active Directory integration
  • Encoder set up, resolutions and bitrate explanations
  • Publishing policy explanations
  • Schema explanations
  • Dynamic fields
  • Categories
  • Freeview scheduler
  • Freeview and IPTV administration site
  • Digital signage use and administration

Our end user training sessions are designed specifically for all personnel at site who will be uploading and retrieving media from the Planet eStream solutions. They are comprehensive and engaging and are delivered in a friendly ‘non technical’ manner. The content is focused on educating and stimulating users to ensure that the technology is adopted across the site with its features utilised to full potential. Sessions can accommodate up to ten people and if required we can run more than one session during a day.

The training covers the following topics:

Planet eStream Core Solution

  • Introduction and overview of Planet eStream
  • Live streaming and adding media via live sources
  • Adding video files
  • Viewing clips via the web interface
  • Viewing clips via mobile devices
  • Editing clip info via the web interface
  • Adding chapters via the web interface
  • Creating playlists / lesson plans via the web interface
  • Creating channels via the web interface
  • Sharing media including embedding clips in other websites
  • myLinks explanation

Planet eStream Freeview Recording & IPTV Module

  • Overview and accessing the scheduler
  • Scheduling programmes to record
  • Searching the schedule
  • Retrospective recording
  • Viewing live IPTV

Planet eStream Transcoding Service

  • Overview and accessing the remote transcoder
  • Adding files to the remote transcoder via the web interface
  • Selecting the correct resolution
  • Approval site explanation

Planet eStream Encoding Application

  • Recording from a live source
  • Selecting the correct resolution
  • Scheduling recordings
  • Converting files
  • Editing recordings

For further details, to book a course, or to find out about other courses and bespoke training, please contact us either via email estreamtraining@planetdv.net or telephone 01274 713400.