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Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th July 2019
One week animation summer course for teenagers. This course will provide you with an introduction to digital animation using Adobe Animate CC and Wacom Cintiq tablets. On this course you will: - learn the fundamentals of animation including timing and spacing - create animated ball bounces and walk cycles - study the movement of balloons and other objects - build your own short animation that demonstrates a personal approach. You can have little or no...
The BA (Hons) Moving Image Open degree assumes very little prior knowledge beyond the basic camera operations and editing techniques. Technically, it is built upon the relatively recent advances in digital video that have grown out of still photography using a DSLR camera and the now affordable editing applications that are widely available. The OCA BA (Hons) Moving Image degree offers a broad range of exploration possibilities and aims to equip the student with a...
You can not be a journalist just like that. Knowing your subject at the fingertips is essential, but you still need to know how to introduce it to catch the audience attention ! Act'in teaches you to play with the camera by working on your body language and your voice! To all future reporters, or for all those people are dreaming of being Dan Walker during a couple hours, we are waiting for you! To...
The Sustaining Your Practice unit represents the culmination of the final level of study, where you will amalgamate the practical project that you started in Creative Arts 3: Body of Work and your contextual and theoretical research conducted in Creative Arts 3: Research. You will use Sustaining Your Practice to finalise and resolve the presentation of your major project and deliver it to a public audience, selecting a form (e.g. publication, installation/exhibition, screening) as appropriate...
Greater London - Next course on 2nd February 2019
This course will provide an overview of documentary film history, filming techniques, and the essential skills to enable you to produce a short documentary. You will learn basic camera techniques (e.g. aperture, ISO, and shutter speed) framing, composition, and how to develop a narrative structure, as well as work with sound to record interviews. By the end of the course you will be able to Learn a brief history of the genre, examine the structure...
This workshop is great for a group of adults or a birthday party for slightly older children with an interest in fantasy. Participants attend 'magic school' for a day, and enjoy a variety of different activities, from how to make a wand with its own personal properties, creating fantastic potions and other fantasy props to creating realistic-looking face prosthetics and costumes. They can also learn to duel with a wand like the actors in Harry...
Greater London - Next course on 18th January 2019
This course will introduce you to HD video production through a series of exercises and workshops. You will learn how to organise your ideas, plan and shoot sequences as well as develop your camera, sound and editing skills. By the end of the course you should have successfully shot and edited a short film project. If you are not entitled to a reduced fee but are finding it difficult to pay for your course in...
Greater London - Next course on 27th January 2019
This is a practical course designed for beginners on how to use digital cameras and audio equipment to record interviews to a high standard. The course will explore techniques used by professional filmmakers in video production such as camera exposure controls, white balance, shot sizes, composition, audio recording techniques. You will learn how to record interviews using directional microphones as well as wireless microphones. Additionally you will learn basic editing to synch audio and video....
Greater London - Next course on 15th January 2019
There is no longer the need for expensive, cumbersome equipment to shoot good film. Everyone with a Smartphone or DSLR Camera already has access to an HD video camera. Furthermore, many well-known filmmakers are now using Smartphone devices to make their own short movies, including Sin City director Robert Rodriguez. There is even a channel on YouTube dedicated to this medium. This practical course teaches you how to plan, shoot, edit and launch a short...
This unit will investigate the blurred lines that exist between fact and fiction as presented through the moving image. From cinematic fictional drama to documentary film to artist’s film and video, it will help you to develop visual and conceptual research strategies and investigate diverse ways to gather and manipulate audio/visual material in order to create meaning. The unit is a practical one but is also concerned with furthering an awareness of creative techniques and...