Introduction To Video Production

Introduction to Video Production Course

Introduction To Video Production

Learn Professional Video Production

The Introduction to Video Production Course is an intensive training programme which is designed to introduce a student who has no prior knowledge and experience with the fundamentals of video production.

Training is based on using a Digital SLR camera to capture HD video. Using Adobe PremierePro CC video editing software is an additional module which can be enrolled for in which students learn professional video editing.

The goal of the course is to provide students with theoretical as well as practical knowledge and experience in video production.

The course is presented at the Modderfontein location close to Edenvale - 1 High Street, 13 Kestrel Place, Moddercrest Office Park.

The Foundation

Understanding The Principles That Make A Difference

Practical Training

Putting The Theory Into Practice To Experience The Results

Certificate

Receive A Certificate Upon Completion Of The Course

10 TRAINING SESSIONS OF +- 1.5 HOURS EACH THAT DEAL WITH:

  • Capturing HD video using a digital SLR.
  • Camera angles and visual interpretation for video
  • Composition and camera angles
  • Production planning
  • Basic lighting
  • Principles of directing
  • Practical training sessions include producing a 3-5 minute documentary

DURATION
10 sessions of +-1.5 hours each.

ASSESSMENT
To ensure that you master the course material, you will be required to complete various assignments. Assignments are marked and returned to students with feedback. Assignments are evaluated and the JAA Proficiency Certificate in Video Production is awarded.

SKILLS AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE COURSE

  • After successful completion of the course, a student is expected to be able to:
    • demonstrate proficiency in using a Digital SLR camera to capture HD video.
    • create a basic three point lighting set up.
    • creating and interpreting a basic screen play and shot list.
    • producing a 3 - 5 minute video production.

TEST & FINAL ASSIGNMENT

  • Students have the option to take an examination (a multiple choice test and submit a final assignment which will both used for grading purposes.)
    • The examination fee is R550 per person and this is payable in addition to the course fee of R6950.
    • An overall mark of 55% is required to pass.
    • The following certificates are awarded:
      • 55% to 69% - Proficiency Certificate Introduction To Video Production
      • 70% to 89% - Distinction Certificate Introduction To Video Production
      • 90% and higher - Certificate of Merit Certificate Introduction To Video Production
  • Students who choose not to take examination, or who do not achieve the minimum pass park for the examination, will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • Session 10 ... Theoretical and practical classroom training of +- 1.5 hours per session. (Additional sessions can be booked depending on student progress and requirements)
  • Session 11 (optional extra) ... Examination.
  • Students have the option to take an examination (a multiple choice test and submit a final assignment which will both used for grading purposes.)
    • The examination fee is R550 per person and this is payable in addition to the course fee of R9500.
    • An overall mark of 55% is required to pass.
    • The following certificates are awarded:
      • 55% to 69% - Proficiency Certificate Introduction To Video Production
      • 70% to 89% - Distinction Certificate Introduction To Video Production
      • 90% and higher - Certificate of Merit Certificate Introduction To Video Production
  • Students who choose not to take the examination, or who do not achieve the minimum pass park, will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • No photography/video experience is required.
  • Students either need to have knowledge and experience in video editing, or be enrolled on the Video Editing with Adobe PremierePro CC course.
  • The course is presented in English and students are required to have a good command of the language to engage in classes.

EQUIPMENT

  • Any brand of Digital SLR camera with an HD video recording function and memory cards.
  • Camera lenses that cover a focal range of at least 18mm-100mm.
  • A fluid head video tripod.
  • 5-in1 reflector.
  • Although not compulsory, it will be an advantage for students to have a three head red head or LED lighting kit, colour gels, light meter, external sound recorder, clapper board, ND lens filters and grey card.
  • The course fee is R9500 per person.
  • The course fee excludes:
    • the optional examination fee of R550.
    • additional training sessions - either book 5 sessions for R9500, or one session at a time at R990 per session.

Johnathan Andrews facilitates all the course sessions.

Course Starting Dates 2020

The short course is presented at our location in Stoneridge, Edenvale on a one-on-one basis or to groups.

Please complete the contact form to discuss a starting date.