Have great stories you want to show the world but don't know where to start? The good news is you don’t need expensive studio equipment to get going: you can make a movie using your tablet. This hands-on workshop introduces you to the basics of filmmaking, from pre-production and story development to cinematography and post-production editing. You’ll also explore sequential storytelling techniques that can be applied through the lens of a camera. By the end of the workshop, you will have created a short film with titles, sound effects, music and voiceovers—using just a tablet!

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain and effectively navigate all three production stages of filmmaking
  • Use essential elements of digital storytelling to create your own stories
  • Use tablets to shoot video footage
  • Organize footage into a coherent sequence using film editing software
  • Perform basic film editing using editing software

Modules

Module 1: Introduction to filmmaking, equipment, process, cinematography and practice movie

Module 2: Pre-Production, story and script development

Module 3: Production, shooting on location

Module 4: Production/post-production , shooting on location, editing

Module 5: Post-production editing, voiceovers, music, titles and sound effects

Evaluation Method

Pass/Fail

Required Materials

  • Learners must bring a tablet with a video recording function and the iMovie app installed.

Registration

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Thursday 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Total sessions 5

Course Reference Number (CRN) 91081

Instructor (CSEE Contract) Film Camp in a Box