Documentary making masterclass

A fully comprehensive,training course that takes you from the very basics of what to shoot through to the compexities of [...]
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    A fully comprehensive,training course that takes you from the very basics of what to shoot through to the compexities of professional, broadcast, documentary production. Based on the same course delivered to professional broadcasters around the world, organisations such as the BBC, MediaCorp and others, this course is in great demand all around the world.

    The course covers; planning, proposal writing, commissioning, contracts, shooting, post-production, broadcast and publication.

    WHO IS IT FOR?

    Specifically aimed at anyone wanting to work as alone as a self-shoot producer, producing, shooting and editing documentaries for online or mainstream network broadcast, although the content covers everything you need to know if you’re intending to shoot and produce documentaries with a crew.

    WHAT DO I NEED?

    The course is specifically aimed at self-shoot producers using the Canon C-series cameras, C100, C300 and C500, but the general content and application would apply to any camera.

    COURSE OUTCOME

    To give enrollees the skills to produce, shoot and edit, potentially award winning, documentaries.

    Course Curriculum

    SESSION 1 - Lone Filmmaking
    Doco – Course Intro 00:00:00
    SESSION 2 - Which is the right camera?
    Doco 2 – Pt 1 – Does it Matter? 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 2 – Sensor size 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 3 – Lenses 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 4 – Ergonomics 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 5 – Perception 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 6 – Sound 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 7 – Sound continued 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 8 – Media Cards 00:00:00
    Doco 2 – Pt 9 – Other kit, the client & quality 00:00:00
    SESSION 3 - What's in your bag?
    Doco 3 – Pt 1 – What’s in your bag introduction 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 2 – How to lay out the inside of your bag 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 3 – Batteries 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 4 – Lenses 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 6 – Stands etc 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 7 – Tripods 00:00:00
    Doco 3 – Pt 8 – Video Storage 00:00:00
    SESSION 4 - Directing
    Doco 4 – Action and sequences 00:00:00
    SESSION 5 - Semi-automatic
    Doco 5 – Semi-automatic 00:00:00
    SESSION 6 - What to shoot
    Doco 6 – Pt 1 – Recognising the strengths of the camera 00:00:00
    Doco 6 – Pt 2 – The strengths of lone working 00:00:00
    Doco 6 – Pt 3 – Another treatment approach 00:00:00
    Doco 6 – Pt 4 – How do we achieve the different achievements? 00:00:00
    Doco 6 – Pt 5 – Different approaches continued 00:00:00
    Doco 6 – Pt 6 – Self shooting strengths 00:00:00
    SESSION 7 - The five shots
    Doco 7 – Pt 1 – Sequences and montage 00:00:00
    Doco 7 – Pt 2 – How to approach the shoot 00:00:00
    Doco 7 – Pt 3 – The 5 shot sequence 00:00:00
    Doco 7 – Pt 4 – Machine gunning 00:00:00
    SESSION 8 - Sound
    Doco 8 – Pt 1 – Gun mics & radio mics 00:00:00
    Doco 8 – Pt 2 – Radio Mic operation 00:00:00
    Doco 8 – Pt 3 – Actuality 00:00:00
    Doco 8 – Pt 4 – Lapels and digital recorders 00:00:00
    Doco 8 – Pt 5 – Sound syncing 00:00:00
    SESSION 9 - Focus and Composition
    Doco 9 – Pt 1 – The importance of good focus 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 2 – Focal length 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 3 – Depth of Field 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 4 – Expanded focus 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 5 – Peaking 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 6 – Using the Viewfinder 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 7 – Rule of Thirds 00:00:00
    Doco 9 – Pt 8 – Interview looking room 00:00:00
    SESSION 10 - Manual settings
    Doco 10 – Pt 1 – Manual settings 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 2 – What lenses? 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 3 – N.D. Filters 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 4 – Exposure 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 5 – N.D. in conjunction with exposure 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 6 – Shutter 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 7 – White balance 00:00:00
    Doco 10 – Pt 8 – Gain 00:00:00
    SESSION 11 - Crossing the line
    Doco 11 – Crossing the line 00:00:00
    SESSION 12 - Interviewing the techniques
    Doco 12 – Pt 1 – Formal and informal 00:00:00
    Doco 12 – Pt 2 – Formal interviews, eyeline & positioning 00:00:00
    Doco 12 – Pt 3 – When to do interviews & cutaways 00:00:00
    Doco 12 – Pt 4 – Background and movement 00:00:00
    Doco 12 – Pt 5 – Informal interviews 00:00:00
    Doco 12 – Pt 6 – Considering treatment styles & question techniques 00:00:00
    SESSION 13 - Treatment
    Doco 13 – Pt 1 – To pre-plan or not to pre-plan 00:00:00
    Doco 13 – Pt 2 – Considerations before deciding on treatment 00:00:00
    Doco 13 – Pt 3 – Types of treatment 00:00:00
    Doco 13 – Pt 4 – Empathy & the secrets of good storytelling 00:00:00
    Doco 13 – Pt 5 – Further treatment styles, hybrid, run-n-gun, self-authored 00:00:00
    Doco 13 – Pt 6 – Multiple treatments & shooting safety 00:00:00
    SESSION 15 - Documentaries
    Doco 15 – Pt 1 – Introduction 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 2 – What is a documentary 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 3 – The Central Character 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 4 – The Journey 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 5 – Actuality 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 6 – What it takes 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 7 – What is the story 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 8 – The Proposal 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 9 – The Importance of Nailing the Treatment 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 10 – Proposals and teasers 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 11 – Structure 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 12 – Permissions, contracts & logistics 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 13 – Backing up 00:00:00
    Doco 15 – Pt 14 – Stay focussed 00:00:00
    Session 16 - What next?
    Doco 16 – Summary 00:00:00

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