Become a Professional Blogger
Take graphic design to the next level using motion. Learn how to use visual effects, animation, and cinematic techniques to bring designs to life. Discover how to develop innovative ideas for moving content and make products engaging and exciting as a motion graphics artist.
Learn essential design and animation principles and best practices.
Practice with exercises in our class After Effects and CINEMA 4D.
Discover in detail how to navigate 3D space and render 3D projects.
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Become a Film Makeing
Course Dates: 12/02/20 – 26/02/20
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Sadiqabad Road Near Askari Bank
On this fast track practical experimental film making course you will be encouraged to push boundaries exploring experimental digital film making. Explore ideas, develop skills and create your own personal project using professional equipment and software. Invaluable for film makers and artists who wish to enhance their moving image practice.explore visual and conceptual ideas,
What is the course about?
On this course you will understand the difference between an experimental digital film and a conventional narrative. On this practical course you will learn how to create and edit experimental films that challenge rather than cater to the expectations of the audience. You will explore a variety of medium in different formats to create engaging digital films that are innovative in both form and content.
Please note that the editing software taught on this version of the course course will be Premiere Pro CC. If you prefer you are welcome to use Final Cut Pro X or DaVinci Resolve which, though not taught, will be supported in the course.
What will we cover?
– Experimental Film and Video in a fine art context
– Capturing video and using some experimental techniques
– Conceptualising ideas
– Recording video
– Capturing and basic editing in Premiere Pro CC.
– Exporting your movie.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to…
– Understand the difference between experimental film making and narrative film making practice.
– Conceptualise ideas
– Record video footage
– Perform some basic edits in Premiere Pro CC
– Export your sequence as a movie.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is designed as an introductory course but is suitable for any level. No previous film making experience is required but you should have basic computer experience including, using a keyboard and mouse, opening applications, saving and retrieving files.
You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion. You should be able to use numbers and be able to do simple measurements and calculations.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught using a range of techniques including workshops, short lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises, tutorials, group and individual assistance and hand-outs. Please note the City Lit uses Apple Mac computers in Digital arts, Film, Animation, Graphics, Illustration, Photography and Web design.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Our high definition cameras and the latest professional equipment and software are available for your use throughout the course. It would be useful to bring a memory stick or portable hard drive – please note PC formatted hard drives can be read by Apple mac computers, but not written to.
When I’ve finished, what course can I do next?
You can develop your skills further in VG259 Digital Video Editing stage 3 and VG228 City Lit film forum.
City Lit offer a range of courses in video and DSLR film making, editing, sound, animated SFX with After Effects, digital and stop motion 2D and 3D Animation and an array of other visual arts courses to enhance your film making practice.
Lesson 1: Filming Your Vidoes
- The Art of Filmmaking and Storytelling
- Filming Outside and On Location
- Filming Action and Adventure
- Filming Events, Festivals, Shows, Nightclubs & Parties
- Gear Guide
- How to Vlog
- How to Get Comfortable on Camera
- How to Host Video
- Conducting Interviews
- Behind the Scenes: How We Film Our Videos
- Editing Your Videos
- Voice overs
- How to Promote Your Videos
- YouTube Revenue and MCNs
- Networking and Collaborations
- Working with Brands and DMOs — and Other Ways of Making Money
- That’s a Wrap
3 EXCUSES THAT HOLD PEOPLE BACK
I Don’t Have Enough Time
I don’t have a lot of money, and this course costs a lot.
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OVER THE COURSE OF 18 LESSONS, YOU’LL LEARN ALL ABOUT:
- The how and why of vlogging – Get a deeper perspective on vlogging with lessons from over a decade of experience and learn underlining principles so you can better serve your readers and learn what can elevate you above the noise.
- Mastering the tech stuff – Nadine and Kristin deep dive into the gear you need – and don’t need – so you don’t waste money and time buying stuff that won’t be of use or is low quality.
- Creating a lasting brand that people will remember – Learn how to stand out from the crowd and leave an impression among your readers.
- Create content people want to watch and share – Through detailed examples and step by step instruction, you’ll learn how to create vlogs people watch from start to finish.
- Crushing it on social media – Learn how to get heard above the noise and break out on social media!
- Getting press coverage and become a source for writers – Learn how to become a resource for journalists and get featured in major online publications so you can grow your channel faster.
- Connect with the OGs – With sample emails and our techniques, you’ll learn how to reach out to existing vloggers and get them to say “yes” to collaborations!
- Making enough money to support yourself – We’ll show you all the high-impact ways you can monetize your vlog and create a business that will sustain you for years.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
This course is unit based, with individual lessons in each unit. Every unit is broken into thematic parts and, while the course is given out all at once, we highly suggest you start at the beginning.
This course is meant to be completed at your own pace. There’s no weekly time limit. Go as fast or slow as you want. Take your time on each lesson. There is no rush. You have lifetime access to all the material and any future updates.
Each interview is between 45 minutes and one hour.
This course is updated twice a year to make sure all our information is up to date and cutting edge. Everytime I try and perfect a new technique, it goes in this course.
Yes! We’re here to be your mentors. We have a lively community group where we answer questions and you can always email us if you need! We get back as soon as we can – and we always get back!
You don’t need to travel all the time. If you aren’t exploring the world, explore your backyard. You can vlog about the local area. As long as you have some travel experience, a passion, and take at least one trip a year, we can show you how to make it work.
We collect payments via the 256-bit encryption payment provider Stripe and our website is HTTPS secure. We know how important your data and information are and secure them to the highest possible web standards. (We don’t want anyone taking our info either!)
We’re fully committed to helping you improve your vlog and become a success. You can test-drive the course for 30 days, read the material, and listen to the webinars and interviews. If you still don’t feel the course is right for you or will improve your vlog, we’ll happily refund 100% of your money.