Short Film Production

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Course Overview

Get a concise catalogue of everything you need to know about short film production and directing. See your creative direction unfold with expert tricks, tips, and strategies straight from directors who already made a name in short film cinema. This course uses comprehensive and detailed comparison of cinematic techniques, along with photographic storyboards and illustrations to provide students with in-depth discussion of the critical aspects of the craft. This course puts emphasis on some of the least understood and studied aspects of short film production and directing. It explores the relevant elements of script writing, financing, marketing and the distribution of your film while giving you the lowdown on what it takes to create award-winning shots.

Learning Objectives

The course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and competencies that will let you: (a) understand various skin types and their characteristics and common skin problems; (b) deliver the most effective beauty treatments and make appropriate product recommendations; (c) properly use a variety of tools and equipment for beauty therapy; (d) promote a safe working environment; (e) effectively attend to enquiries and handle payments from clients; and (f) run your own beauty therapy business.

Highlights

  1. 24/7 access to quality course content and learning materials designed by industry professionals.
  2. Comprehensive lessons on Short Film Production with every topic explained in detail.
  3. Study the lessons anytime, anywhere, and from any device.
  4. Every module comes with a meaningful Quiz to test your knowledge and track your progress.
  5. Course suitable to learners of all levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.
  6. Obtain a valuable certification upon course completion.

Syllabus

MODULE 1:
ESSENTIALS PRIOR TO FILMING

  • Telephone or Mobile Phone
  • Word Processor and Internet Access
  • Audacity and Ingenuity
  • Motivation and Determination
  • Confidence
  • System
  • Filing
  • Free Time
  • Grace under Pressure
  • Creativity
  • Camera and Editor
  • People

MODULE 2:
DEVELOPING THE SCRIPT

  • Story Line
  • Character Development
  • Setting
  • Length
  • Format
  • Elements of a Script
  • Keeping It Simple

MODULE 3:
WORKING ON FILMING

  • Dealing with Production Studios
  • Going Independent
  • Gaining the People’s Interest
  • Casting and Rehearsals
  • Using a Video Camera
  • Dealing with Troublemakers

MODULE 4:
CAMERA TYPES AND FORMATS

  • Masters Behind the Lens
  • Abbreviations
  • Categories of Cameras
  • Types of Cameras

MODULE 5:
CAMERA FEATURES

  • Crucial Camera Functions
  • Menus and Buttons
  • Intermediate to Advanced Controls
  • Other Camera Systems

MODULE 6:
USING THE CAMERA

  • Honing Skills in Camera Use
  • Learning Camera Basics
  • Handling Camera Equipment
  • Camera Accessories

MODULE 7:
FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN FILMING

  • The Role of the Grip
  • Positioning the Tripod
  • Applying Coloured Filters
  • Using Film Tricks

MODULE 8:
THE ESSENCE OF LIGHT

  • Lighting the Set
  • The Reflector and Monitor
  • Maintaining Safety

MODULE 9:
BASICS OF LIGHTING

  • The Classic Three-Point Lighting
  • Improvising Lighting Effects
  • Basic Light Positions

MODULE 10:
THE ROLE OF SOUND IN FILMS

  • The Sound Department
  • Ensuring Continuity of Sound
  • Sound Effects
  • Cutaway: Its Role and Importance
  • The Art of Sound Blocking

MODULE 11:
MICROPHONES AND OTHER DEVICES

  • Utilisation of Microphones
  • Microphone Settings
  • Improvising Audio Devices

MODULE 12:
THE FILMING LOCATION

  • Being Realistic
  • Improvisation of Setting
  • Cheap or Free Locations
  • Visiting Locations
  • Avoiding Disturbances

MODULE 13:
BUDGETING FOR FILM PRODUCTION

  • Covered Costs
  • Obtaining Money

ONLINE LEARNING

£295 | $410
Buy Now

CLASSROOM LEARNING

£600 | $864
Enquire Now

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