Film Making Course for Beginners

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Learn to make a short movie with our film & video courses in Sydney.

Do you have a short film idea that you’ve been struggling to get off the ground? Are you interested in film festivals? This course is designed to help you learn everything you need to know to take your film from concept to festival submission. It will introduce you to the collaborative nature of film production especially for those on the most micro of micro-budgets. This live and interactive online course is supplemented by Film Making - Shooting and producing a short film

By the end of both courses, you will have a completed film and have a credit on your future IMDB page.

Outcomes

By the end of this short film course, you will:

  • Produce your own short video or film (~3 min length)
  • Gain a high level and scalable understanding the process of making a micro-budget film from start to finish, from concept through to festival submissions.
  • Use specialist knowledge, relevant to their field of interest, to contribute to the production and success of a film project.

Course content

Session 1: Introduction
Introduction A high-level walkthrough of the film making process covering the work we’ll undertake and ascertaining student’s interest in the individual roles in film production. Homework: Pitch your concept for a short (~3 min) film.

Session 2: Screenwriting
Students will decide on a pitch and collaborate on creating a script for the film, following some guidelines on how to create a film which is effective to shoot on a small budget, within limited timelines.

Session 3: Pre-production 1
Students will collaborate on a script breakdown, detailing what is needed for the shoot and create a preliminary shooting schedule and budget.

Session 4: Pre-production 2
Students will collaborate on storyboards for the finalised script and adjust the schedule accordingly, after which they will look to onboard key cast and crew, including learning about required contracts and agreements.

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Film Making Course for Beginners

<p><strong>Learn to make a short movie with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/art-classes-sydney/film-video-courses-classes-sydney">film & video courses</a> in Sydney.</

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$395 Limited GST free / $316 / $355.50
Please note that this is an online live and interactive course.

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