Film Crew

PRODUCTION BASICS

Combine your skills

 

Building on our How to Film and How to Edit workshops, this face to face one day workshop will combine all the skills we have shown you and help you to produce your own videos. We will show you how to create a script and shot list. The emphasis of this course is correct production and filming.  This course is delivered at your premises and the subject matter would be something we can set up easily at your location.  The workshop runs using your camera or smartphone with the editing on your laptop.


  • Assumed knowledge – builds on How to Film and How to Edit workshops, or your existing reasonable knowledge of cameras and editing

  • Equipment needed – your camera/smartphone and laptop

  • Editing software – recommend download of Adobe Creative Cloud



Learning Objectives of How to Make a Film workshop:

  • To be aware of camera angles and shot sizes

  • How to script and storyboard/shot list

  • Framing and composition

  • Be aware of the impact and difference in looking to the side of the camera and to interviewee

  • Have an awareness of shooting environment, source best locations

  • To see the differences in how lighting can improve the most basic of set ups

  • How to structure and conduct B roll filming

  • Understand the importance of clear project management

  • See how to ingest assets for editing

  • Basic timeline assembly, laying out of master sequence

  • Awareness of title tool and how it works

  • Demonstrate simple effects tools

  • Awareness of export options