This Program is designed to teach our students the basics in making movies for specific markets, pre-production, production and post-production with a focus on Directing, Cinematography, and Editing.
The 2-Day Short Movie Program is divided into two phases.
Day 1 is Instruction/Pre-production
You will be taught the following:
Making movies for markets then we will go into story, You will write a short movie, break it down from a directors point of view and a camera operators point of view, you will learn what shots are and there meaning. You will be taught a 4 point lighting set up and on how to create and tell the differences between hard light & soft light and you will be taught the basics in operating a Sony Ex-1 we will explore ways to adjust exposure, focus and transferring footage from the SxS memory cards to Final Cut Pro.
Day 2 is Instruction/Production/Post-Production
You will be taught to how to work with actors, you will shoot the scene that you wrote the day before and then you will edit the footage using Apple’s Final Cut Pro Video Editing Software.
In the Private 2-Day Short Movie Program, YOU will make your SHORT MOVIE!
Below are definitions of what you’ll learn:
Introduction to Cinematography covering an overview of composition, light and color, lighting continuity, gripping and gaffing.
Introduction to directing covering an overview of the functions of the director.
Editing with Final Cut Pro
Introduction to Editing, designed to provide students with basic skills for 24/30fps projects using Final Cut Pro.
This isn’t a class, it’s an exercise! Our hands-on exercises are where the instructor, (producing, directing or cinematography instructor) actually works with students.
This is a one of a kind program and a great way for new students to get their start in filmmaking.