The 5-week filmmaking course is a comprehensive program that delves into some of the key areas within the production spectrum.

Whether you’re a content creator, emerging filmmaker, aspiring scriptwriter, budding movie producer or interested in becoming a gun in your ideal production role, this is the course you should begin with.

In this 5-week program we guide you through the conceptual process through to production where you can start filming your project, to the post-production phase where you can sit back and watch the finished masterpiece that you’ve just edited and rendered out.

What you’ll learn in the 5 Week Filmmaking Course

  • How to plan and pre-produce a collaborative class project
  • The components of a screenplay and how to write one
  • That you don’t need to be an ‘artiste’ to create a storyboard
  • How to use audio equipment and the importance of sound for film
  • How to use a camera and production equipment to shoot a class project
  • The post-production phase and basic editing techniques
  • Understand how to earn a living from the content you’ll create
  • Learn everything you’ll need to get your career started in just five days

Course Bonuses

  • 12 Months access to our support forums
  • 20% off on all hires from our camera rental partners
  • We’ll review and comment/support the next 5 videos you create after your course
  • Camera Kit List – Everything you’ll need to get started

 

What if you could, within only five weeks, gain the knowledge and experience to front your very own video production? What if you were capable of planning a project, prepping it, shooting and editing it to completion? Well you can with the 5-Week Filmmaking Course.

With a hands-on approach you will learn about cinematic and production cameras and how to use them.

Discuss with your class/crew mates what you are going produce as a team before diving into production!

Take on multiple roles when learning how to prepare for a project, shoot your footage and edit it to perfection, and then use all your newly acquired skills to see a real video through from start to finish with your choice of producing a documentary, short film or music video.

After this course you will have a deep understanding of the many roles involved in creating video, from script writer and camera operator to Producer and Director.

With the fundamentals you’ll learn on the 5 Week Filmmaking Course you will be well on your way to creating full-scale productions for yourself, your clients, or your company that could look something like this:

Professional Video Production Example

 

Remember: you can take up any one of our courses in every state across Australia. If a course near you isn’t available, please fill in the “Interested in this course” form on this page and we will get in contact with you to ensure we can provide something suitable.

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Course Batches

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Course Curriculum

WEEK 1 - PRE-PRODUCTION, SCRIPTWRITING, AND STORYBOARDING
Pre-production
Planning Your Project Details 00:00:00
Scriptwriting
What Is A Script Details 00:00:00
Script Format Breakdown Details 00:00:00
Story Structure Details 00:00:00
Creating a Script Details 00:00:00
Alternate Scripts Details 00:00:00
Storyboarding
What is a Storyboard? Details 00:00:00
Storyboard Breakdown Details 00:00:00
WEEK 2 - LIGHTING AND AUDIO
Lighting
Conventional Lighting Setups Details 00:00:00
Creating a ‘look’ With Lighting Details 00:00:00
Audio
The Importance of Sound for Video Details 00:20:00
Fundamentals of Recording Sound Details 00:30:00
Sourcing Appropriate Sound FX and Music Details 00:00:00
Working with Voice Overs Details 01:00:00
Using a boom Microphone Details 00:35:00
Using a Lapel Microphone Details 00:35:00
Cleaning Audio: What is Possible? Details 00:25:00
Working with a Music Composer Details 00:45:00
Bit Rates, Formats & Exporting Audio Details 00:15:00
Work Audio in Post Details 02:30:00
WEEK 3 - COMPOSITION AND FILMING TECHNIQUES
Composition Details 00:00:00
Mise-en-scène Details 00:00:00
Camera and Lens Settings Details 00:00:00
Working with Talent Details 00:00:00
Set Dressing Details 00:00:00
WEEK 4 - CAMERA TRAINING
Project Briefing Details 00:00:00
Reviewing Shot List Details 00:00:00
Briefing the Talent Details 00:00:00
Roll Camera – Shoot a Collaborative Class Video Project Details 00:00:00
Wrap up and Pack Gear Details 00:00:00
WEEK 5 - VIDEO EDITING BASICS
Video Asset Management
Folder Structure Details 00:00:00
Setting Up a Project for Editing: Premiere Details 00:00:00
DAMs Details 00:00:00
Sourcing Graphic Assets
Subscription Services Details 00:00:00
Licenses: Types and Usage Details 00:00:00
Quick Cutting: Editing Basics
UI (User Interface) Details 00:00:00
Tools Details 00:00:00
In and Out Points Details 00:00:00
Adding Footage to the Sequence Details 00:00:00
J & L Cuts Details 00:00:00
Using Markers Details 00:00:00
Telling a Story with Editing Details 00:00:00
Rendering Video
Rendering Details 00:00:00
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