Next course: 24 November 2021 to 26 November 2021
Classroom-based Wednesday-Friday, 9.30am-3.30pm - Places available
Cost: £174 full price; £157 early booking discount (til 10th November); £137 (concessions)
This 3 Day Video Production course is an introduction to video-making covering the whole process of video production from an initial idea through to a finished film. This daytime course is designed for people wishing to make their first step into video production. You will be given a written brief to produce a short factual film, and you will then work with your fellow learners to develop the idea, shoot it on our digital equipment, and edit the film with Adobe Premiere computer software.
What you will do on the 3 Day Video Production Course.
On this course you will gain knowledge and experience by working on a live, hands-on intensive project over three days. You will shoot a short factual film. Your tutor will support you throughout and all equipment will be provided. (15 hours of teaching).
Who is it aimed at?
Anyone interested in learning about film and video production who wants to take a daytime course. We also run a taster weekend course Introduction to Digital Video (11 hours of teaching).
Zoe Broughton is an award-winning filmmaker with twenty years’ experience of covering direct action and filming for charity groups. She has won the British Environmental Media Award ‘Scoop of the Year’, the International Brigitte Bardot Genesis Award in Hollywood and the EarthVision Environmental Film and Video Competition in Santa Cruz.
She has worked on films that have been used to allow young carers to voice their needs, educate people on HIV/AIDS, and to build community cohesion in a disadvantaged area. She has also worked in the mainstream media such as a camerawoman for the BBC and for Reuters Business News.
All equipment is provided for this course
Covid-19: Safety is our number one priority. This course will follow these social distancing rules: Each person will stay two metres apart. Shared equipment will be sanitised between users. Learners will be expected to bring their own face covering to wear (or be provided with a disposable one). Staff will wear face coverings. Large, well-ventilated room. Hand sanitiser, wipes and gloves will be available.
Early booking discount & Concessions
Book early to get 10% reduction on the full price course fee. See the date at the top of this page (usually two weeks before the course start date, but may vary).
UK-based students, NHS workers and people in receipt of some means-tested benefits are eligible to claim the concessionary rate. Evidence is required, such as a student card, NHS staff card or DWP letter. The concessionary rate is only available to UK residents.
Means tested benefits: JSA, Income Support; Working Tax Credit (not child tax credit); Council Tax Benefit (not student/single person/reduction due to disability); Housing Benefit; Pension Credit (guarantee); Unwaged Dependent of these benefits & Universal Credit.
All Film Oxford courses are subsidised by Oxfordshire Adult Learning
3 Day Video Production Course Outline:
Introduction to video production and a first look at the video cameras. Camera shot types and camera movements, developing ideas for the shoot, discussing ideas on form, style and content. Further hands-on camera training, including sound recording and practice with microphones.
You will go out to a location to shoot your production. During the shoot every member of the group rotates production roles, taking it in turns to direct, operate the camera, set up the lights and sound record, etc. Afterwards, You will watch your videos back and take notes.
You will edit your short film using Adobe Premiere software (bring a USB stick so you can take a copy!).
This is one of our adult training courses so please note that participants need to be 18 years and above, for information about all of our youth activities see Youth page