iPhone Videography for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

iPhone Videography for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn iPhone videography with our film & video-making short courses in Sydney!

Thanks to smartphones, everyone can be a videographer.  But hitting the red button and recording videos that people actually want to watch or that best showcase your experience, can be poles apart. Shaky, poorly constructed shots, inaudible sound and dull content are just some of the results that beginner smartphone video makers get.  Why not learn to master your video-making skills and use your phone in a way its’ creators intended? Whether it's a sports event, creative endeavour, videos for your business or to document a special occasion, avoid the pitfalls and problems associated with recording video on your smartphone. Delivered by a professional videographer/filmmaker, this course will help turn you from a beginner into a natural video, and have you filming an excellent video that you will be proud to share and that people will enjoy watching.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this iPhone videography course, you should have learned the following:

  • The different video settings on your iPhone;
  • What types of accessories can help lift the quality of your recording;
  • Framing shot composition and angles to showcase your subject better;
  • In-phone tools to edit and manipulate your videos

Course content

What will be covered in this iPhone videography course?

Video Settings

  • Format and frames per second
  • Phone storage
  • Sound
  • Apps to enhance your video settings


  • To steady your shots
  • Recording quality sound
  • Lights

Image & Composition

  • Telling your story visually and how to capture it
  • Framing people and things
  • Backgrounds
  • Using angles and perspective 
  • Focus - auto vs manual
  • Exposure 
  • High dynamic range


  • Editing functions 
  • Trimming and clipping
  • Using inbuilt filters
  • Using and saving custom filters
  • Exporting
  • In-built editing vs editing software?

Intended audience

Who is this iPhone video course for?

This iPhone video course is designed for everyone - from the absolute beginner to someone who wants to lift their video-making skills, anyone who can work their way around their phone. Ideally, we encourage you to have an iPhone 7 and above. Although this is designed for iPhone users, the general settings advice, techniques and accessories can also be applied to Android users.

Enrol in this course if the following apply to you:

  • You want to take better videos of family & friends, travel or events
  • You're interested in using your phone for high-quality video but don't want to invest in expensive camera equipment
  • You want to take better videos for your business's social media account without paying for a videographer

What to bring to class

  • iPhone (fully charged)
  • Any accessories you have, such as tripods, gimbals, lights, microphones etc.

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Easy, secure enrolment

Enrol online 24/7 with a safe, convenient 3-step process, and you can change your mind up to 7 days before class starts.

Quality instructors

Our educators bring first-hand experience and knowledge, with up-to-the-minute practices from diverse industries.

Business or pleasure

Our courses help you rapidly increase your skills and knowledge, for professional development or personal interest.

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