OFFLINE Real World Learning: Learn to be a Filmmaker
With the rise of social media, such as TikTok, Instagram, storytelling through videos has become an inevitable part of our everyday life. Join this Filmmaking course and work with a professional to help you hone and direct your creative juices.
In this course, you’ll explore the different ways you can tell stories through film, learn how to create content to cater to a client’s needs, as well as understand how different content styles and formats are used.
- Week 1: July 12 – 17
- Week 2: July 19 – 23
- Week 3: July 26 – 30
Time and location: TBC – Hong Kong
Teacher / Professional:
Caius Chung is a freelance videographer with a demonstrated history of working in the media industry primarily as a video editor and camera operator. Having graduated from Boston University with a degree in Film/TV Production, Caius has since worked on editing television shows including dramas and documentaries, web series, music videos, and corporate videos.
His list of clients include CNBC, JLL, Sothebys, KPMG, Kerry Logistics, South China Morning Post, AIA, Moet, TVB Pearl, and Li&Fung.
Software Required: Adobe Premiere Rush
Minimum 4 student number to activate the class
For every 5 students, we offer 1 scholarship opportunity
Session 1: Introduction to mentor and the film-making industry. Explain key roles of a production crew and the steps that come before we start a project (pitching, budget etc). Explain the objective of the 5 days and split into groups. Each group is given a client to create a pitch for. Explain how to use marketing research and information to create a creative pitch for their client. Students work on brainstorming their pitch in groups and present them at the end of class.
Session 2: Introduction to the different elements of production, including cinematography, production tasks, capturing sound, etc. Students work on script-writing and story-boarding their concept from the previous class and present their storyboard at the end of class. Students then research locations for shooting themselves.
Session 3: Shoot day. Students can get their hands dirty at a selected location. They also gather materials needed for post-production such as stock footage.
Session 4: Post-production overview, intro to Adobe Premiere Rush, sound design, music. Review materials and review any issues that came up during the production process. Start post-production in organizing footage and editing.
Session 5: Finalise edit and work together to write down a list of changes needed to take it to the next level. Make final edits. Presentation of the project to the whole class and for professional feedback and general feedback.