intensive hands-on video production program is perfect for those in
school or who work during the week. Held over 8 Saturdays or Sundays,
the program gives you practical instruction in all aspects of video
production - screenwriting, directing, producing, camera operation,
sound gathering, lighting and editing. Within eight sessions, you write a
short script and work together with other students to produce, shoot
and edit a complete digital video project.
foundation of any film or video project is the screenplay. You'll learn
the structure of a screenplay as you write your own short original
script. The screenwriting module takes you through the steps necessary
to bring your creative vision to the elements of story, plot, character,
dialogue and scene structure.
a digital video camera, you'll learn its functions, practice camera
movement and conduct scene set-ups. You'll also learn how to use
lighting and sound to bring your vision to the screen. The class chooses
one script and works together to produce it into a video project.
director is responsible for calling the shots on the set and making all
creative decisions involved with the production. You'll learn how to
break down a script, develop a shot list, block and cover scenes. The
program gives you practice in lighting scenes, setting up shots and
designing camera movements, directing actors and making editorial
decisions - all part of the directing process. Students use Mac
computers and Final Cut Pro software to learn the fundamentals of
editing as they complete the project.
well-organized and efficient production is crucial to maintaining a
smooth-running set and delivering a product on time and on budget.
You'll learn how to break down a short script, budget and schedule the
shoot; learn about different crew positions and how to work with a crew,
and work on a set as you shoot your project.
Next Sessions Start:
January 7: Saturdays or Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM
Registration and payment due by January 1.
January 28: Saturdays or Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM
Registration and payment due by January 22.
CERTIFICATION AND PORTFOLIO
is a Certificate Program. Certificates will be awarded to those students
who successfully complete the assigned work and who attend at least 80%
of the class hours. At the end of the program, students will have a
portfolio consisting of the script they wrote and a DVD of the group
project that the class collaborated on.
PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION
for the program is $995. Filmtech accepts payment by check or credit
card. Registration and payment must be completed by the deadline listed
above. Call our registration office at 215-313-0123 to pay with a credit
card or use PayPal below. IF YOU PAY BY CREDIT CARD, A $30 REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE ADDED.
avoid this fee, pay by check.
Make checks payable to Media Enterprises
LLC and send to:
2019 S. Juniper St.
works created by Filmtech students in conjunction with a Filmtech course
are the property of the student. However, Filmtech reserves the right
to use the work for marketing and promotional purposes.
refund will be made less than 7 days before the program start date. No Certificate will be
awarded if a student withdraws at any time before the Program is