FILM MAKING + (Training Workshop) For Adult

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Course Overview

Have a go at making your own short film. You will work in small teams to create your own short story using a storyboard and act in your own short film. This workshop will guide you through using a film camera, give you top tips on making sure you get good sound quality and help you to frame your shots. Your team will then discuss your rushes and you will have the chance to edit in camera. Finally you can get the popcorn and soft drink ready and organize a viewing for your friends and family.

Nearly all of our courses have no formal entry requirements, either prior qualifications or experience. We allow people who have missed out on education to fulfil their potential and achieve qualification that will see them succeed forward in their career. Self-motivation together with commitments is all we ask from our students

We believe that it is the qualifications and practical experience with which our students leave, rather than those with which they enter, that count.

1. Screenwriting

A Confucian maxim holds that rotten wood can’t be carved. It’s the same with screenplays – the best directing and the best actors cannot salvage a poor script. Screenwriting classes will teach the most important aspects of dramatic writing in the context of film. Organized around writing assignments, classroom critique and screenings, the sessions will concentrate on such elements as story concept, character, storytelling, format and more.

2. Directing

while a quality screenplay provides the basis for a good film, it does not guarantee one. Directing is the art of translating a script to screen. Knowing how to work with actors, work from a storyboard, and breakdown a scene is essential to film production. Here students will receive instruction in directing short narratives, student-produced and other. Classes incorporate hands-on shooting and lecture/screening sessions.

3. Cinematography

Students will be instructed in the aesthetics and techniques of the cinematographer’s craft. Principles of continuity, shot sequencing, and technical aspects related to cinematography are taught. The intensive studio classes also cover composition, lighting, camera controls and more. Students will use Panasonic full HD cameras.

4. Editing

This part of the program covers the aesthetic and technical aspects of editing. Understanding storytelling techniques and the basics of dramaturgy is necessary in furthering the creative vision of the director. Technical skills will be taught using Avid editing tools: students will learn to organize source footage, edit sync and non-sync material, trim sequences, edit audio, add effects, titles and more.

5. Sound

The sound design workshop will teach the students to plan, record and edit sound in their films.

College certificate of attendance and the invaluable skills you will take away with you.

If you have a learning difficulty, disability or medical condition that means that you may require additional learning support during your studies, please ensure that you discuss this with the admin team before enrolling on a course. It is essential that this is discussed at the earliest possible opportunity to ensure that the college has the resources available to meet your support.

COURSE INFORMATION

Date

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Course Code

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Course Level

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Duration

1 to 3 Months

Centre

LBC

Tuition Fee

£299.00

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General Enquiries

Enquiries for this course or for any further information please do not hesitate to contact admin team
On +44 (0) 116 216 6299

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