5 Week Filmmaking Course
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
- 12 Months access to our support forums
- 20% off on all hires from our camera rental partners
- 1x one-on-one 30-minute session with our CEO on how to make a living from this course
- Practise footage to edit after your course
- 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:
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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|WEEK 1 - PRE-PRODUCTION, SCRIPTWRITING, AND STORYBOARDING|
|Planning Your Project Details||00:00:00|
|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|
|What is a Storyboard? Details||00:00:00|
|Storyboard Breakdown Details||00:00:00|
|WEEK 2 - LIGHTING AND AUDIO|
|Conventional Lighting Setups Details||00:00:00|
|Creating a ‘look’ With Lighting Details||00:00:00|
|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|
|Camera 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|
|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|
|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|