Courses

Learn how to make your own movie!

If you want to become a film-maker, film-producer or cinematographer, this course is designed to help you get started by giving you a taste tester of the very basics of film-making.

FILM PRODUCTION INTENSIVE (MODULE 1 – 8WKS)

Our DIY Film Production Education is a short course for indie filmmakers that want to learn how to create cinematic narrative films.

The course runs for a total of 8 weeks where we cover a number of subjects that include:

Elements of Design

Capture & Edit

Lighting & Camera Operation

Screen Language

Producing 1

Intro to Audio & Sound

An optional inclusion is personal development (soul growth) mentoring where we explore some of the causes and effects to different emotional problems that might be affecting your desires, motivations or engagement of your passions. Please ask if you are interested in this.

Elements of Design

This subject is related to ‘Capture & Edit’ with the purpose to introduce you to the connection between photography, cinematography and editing. This is where we will introduce you to the techniques of design in photography to give you an insight in learning the art of how to frame shots and tell a story.

Capture & Edit

Through using common and widely used industry techniques, and practical application ‘Capture & Edit’ will give students a brief introduction into screen production. A key learning outcome is that students produce their own material, photographs and videos, and learn how to edit them for multiple screen media platforms.

Lighting and & Camera Operation

This subject is focused on helping you to build your skills in how to operate a camera in relationship with natural and artificial lighting and how to use the lens and lighting as a tool for storytelling.

Intro to Screen Language

Learn the elements of storytelling (e.g. theme and motif, design elements, mise en scene) are incorporated into the studies as well visual coding within digital media. Learn how to differentiate genre and forms of narrative communicative

Producing 1 Project

We share our insights on how to prepare, plan, schedule and execute a shoot. Students will have the opportunity to produce a film and shoot a scene covering pre-production, production and post-production.

Intro to Audio & Sound

Explore fundamental principles of sound, including basic mixing principles and learn the basics on how to capture and sync audio to your film.

Intro to Foley

Explore different ways to capture and record foley and syncing it to your film.

FILM PRODUCTION INTENSIVE (MODULE 2 – 8WKS)

Our DIY Film Production Education – Module 2 is a short course for indie filmmakers that want to learn how to create documentaries. Students will have the opportunity to plan and produce a short film documentary as well as apply Producing 1 fundamentals from Module 1 to plan, schedule and execute a shoot.

The course runs for a total of 8 weeks where we cover a number of subjects that cover pre-production, production and post-production:

Pre-Production

Genres/Styles

Storytelling/Narrative

Research Techniques

Your Idea/Story

Audience

Clients/Contracts

Script & Pitch

Production

Interview Setup & Techniques

Sound Recording

Lighting Techniques

Green-screen Compositing

B-Roll – Camera Angles/Movements

Post-Production

Data Storage & Organisation

Editing

Distribution

GENRES/STYLES

STORYTELLING/NARRATIVE

RESEARCH TECHNIQUES

Intro to Documentary Film-making & Genres/Styles

The first week is all about introducing you to the do the course. We will also cover the purpose of a documentary and different genres and styles.

Research Techniques & How to Pitch & Produce

Interview and Lighting Techniques

Week 2 covers interview and lighting techniques

YOUR IDEA/STORY

AUDIENCE

CLIENTS/CONTRACTS

SCRIPT & PITCH

INTERVIEW SETUP & TECHNIQUES

MULTI CAM SETUP

SOUND RECORDING

LIGHTING TECHNIQUES

GREEN-SCREEN COMPOSITING

B-ROLL CAPTURE – CAMERA ANGLES, MOVEMENTS

STORAGE

EDITING

DISTRIBUTION

Work on Producing 2 Project

DIY EDUCATION

Want to learn how to do it yourself? We have a number of DIY Education programs for you to choose from to teach you the skills required to get your passions up and running.

DIFY SERVICES

Prefer us to do it for you? We offer services in video production including films, short films, documentaries, music videos, social media content and live streaming.

LESSONS

Want to learn a particular skill to kickstart your passions? Check out what we have to offer for F2F or online classes.


Filmmaking is a miracle of collaboration’

James McAvoy


Let’s CREATE together.