Short course

Overview

Our highly practical sellout “Introduction to Self Shooting” course is aimed at those who are new to self-shooting, and are looking to develop, embed and hone their skills.

This 2 day course will cover all of the essentials for budding self-shooters, giving you the skills and hands on experience to start filming with confidence.  Many of the skills learnt on this course can be applied to any camera or shooting format.  With a mix of theory and practical exercises the course will provide a solid grounding in the skills you need to get shooting.

This course will cover:

  • Camera menu, set up
  • Tripod and handheld operating
  • Composition
  • Exposure control and white balance techniques
  • Focus control including depth of field
  • Recording sound
  • Controlled/Uncontrollable action
  • Management of CF cards and media

Through a series of practical exercises, in pairs participants will learn how to frame and operate the camera both handheld and on the tripod, record good quality sound and shoot sequences. Participants will review exercises with the tutor and will be given individual feedback

Freelance Rate: £455

Corporate Rate: £825

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

As part of our work to diversify the screen industry workforce, there is reduction in fees of up to 50% made available by our partnership with the BFI for freelancers with disabilities, who are ethnically diverse or from lower socio-economic backgrounds

Please state ‘APPLYING ADDITIONAL BFI FUNDING’ at the end of your Why do you want to attend?’ statement in order for your submission to be considered

How to apply

Application deadline:

If you experience any problems making your application please contact us shortcourses@nfts.co.uk 01494 677 903

 

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