Learn video production and filmmaking practical fundamentals in 3 days. Camera operating, framing, sound, lighting & editing.

What you’ll learn

  • Get up to speed with industry terminology and lingo
  • Understand the whole post production procedure
  • Learn the fundamentals of lighting and lighting subjects
  • Experience a workshop that will get you well equipped and ready to tackle the industry
  • Gain the fundamentals of universal camera operations and features
  • Learn the importance of audio and how it affects your production

Course Bonuses

  • 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 your next 5 videos you create after your course
  • Camera Kit List – Everything you’ll need to get started

Are you more than a little curious about the process of making videos? Do you need to start from the beginning, but wish to make an immediate impact on your company or clients? The 3 Day Film School course is for you.

In this course you will learn how to plan a project, pull a crew together, write a script and storyboard, operate professional equipment, and finally edit and execute your video like a pro.

After three amazing days in Film School Sydney you will have the capability to create impactful video content from start to finish.


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


Course Curriculum

Day 1: Lighting
Conventional Lighting Setups Details 00:00:00
Creating a ‘look’ With Lighting Details 00:00:00
Day 1: 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
Day 2: Composition & Filming Techniques
Composition Details 00:00:00
Mise-en-scène Details 00:00:00
Camera Settings Details 00:00:00
Working with Talent Details 00:00:00
Set Dressing Details 00:00:00
Day 3: 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
Day 3: Sourcing Graphic Assets
Subscription Services Details 00:00:00
Licenses: Types and Usage Details 00:00:00
Day 3: 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
Day 3: Rendering Video
Rendering Details 00:00:00



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