Practical-Principal Filmmaking Module

Practical-PrincipalCourse Overview

This comprehensive skills enhancement program aims to provide the learner with a solid, practical and industry focused introduction to the tools and techniques of independent digital cinema production in both a studio and on-location context and employs a project-oriented methodology.

This hands-on approach will be complemented by a series of workshops prior to principle photography aimed at enhancing the participants’ filmmaking skills and techniques.

Practical & Principal Photography – 3 Weeks

  1. Pre-Production Brief
  2. Practical Photography Requirements
  3. Indoor Practical Photography
  4. Outdoor Practical Photography
  1. Indoor Filming Part 1
  2. Indoor Filming Part 2
  3. Outdoor Filming Part 1
  4. Outdoor Filming Part 2
  1. Cutaway/Filler Shots Part 1
  2. Cutaway/Filler Shots Part 2
  3. Field Recording Part 1
  4. Field Recording Part 2

Courseware is a mix of classroom lessons, field work, assignments & a final course project.

Practical-Principal Photography – Course Hours Breakdown:

School Hours:
06 Hrs. Contact (Theoretical – with Tutor)
30 Hrs. HandsOn (Practical – with Tutor)

Extra Hours:
15 Hrs. Self Study (Assignments)
24 Hrs. Assessment (Course Project)

75 Hrs. Total Course Hours

Starting Date Option 1: 13th November 2017 – 700

Starting Date Option 2: 21st May 2018 – 750

Classes: 4 Days/Week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Time:  10:00-13:00

Open to anyone 18yrs + and courses are delivered in English. Students are required to provide their own laptop.

All classes have a participation of a maximum of 6 students, to guarantee individual attention.

Tutors are available on phone & online to provide 24/7 support.

Participants are encouraged to assist on other HandsOn Malta Student’s film productions as a member of their crew, providing everyone with extensive on set experience.

Participants are given the opportunity to enhance their portfolio by participating and delivering on commercial projects. (T&Cs apply)

Professional Equipment will be provided by the School for the duration of the course.

No other fees.

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