Introduction to Film Making
Introduction to Film Making is a fast paced 5 session course introducing new filmmakers to basic theory and practice of film production.
You will study:
1. How to tell a short story: Beginning, middle and end.
2. Framing the narrative: How to compose the shot
3. Meet the production kit: Camera, Lights, Action.
4. Pre-production planning: Scripts, casting and locations.
5. Produce a short film - In-camera without editing.
You will be provided with all the film making equipment needed: Camera, mics, lights. Laptop computers will be available for each student to use during the sessions.
You will work individually and in small production groups using hands on production techniques as well as cloud based digital learning.
Learn the basics of film making before moving onto the next level - Intermediate Film Making and Post Production on what we call Green Films. These courses have been designed to complement each other providing all the skills needed for film making and post production. Learners are encouraged to enrol for all of the them at the same time.
This opportunity can be used to enhance your skills in development and preparation towards subsequent education and/or employment, if you are starting your own business or already run your own business, or alternatively as an enjoyable way to engage with new people and new ideas.
Minimum IT skills required to commence the course.
Basic computer skills.
No experience of film equipment required.
Course start dates
Mon 24 Apr 2017
16:00 -21:00 (with the exception of 15 May, when the course will start at 15:00)
Course end dates
Mon 05 Jun 2017
No of course weeks running
Runs every Mon for 5 weeks (not counting Bank Holidays)