Videography Masterclass

Let's take you by the hand and show you how to turn yourself into a self-made Professional Film Maker

Do you have a video idea? Well, you have the opportunity to shoot it using our top-notch resources during the training period.




Course Fee: N100,000

Course Duration: Weekdays: 4 Weeks, Weekends: On Request

Time: Morning Session: 9am-12pm, Afternoon Session: 12pm-3pm, Evening Session: 3pm-6pm

Requirement: Basic Knowledge of Computer

Have you ever thought about the process behind that blockbuster movie that you can’t stop talking about? Or better still do you have a flair for script-writing, acting, or photography? Do you want to create a career path in the film industry? You are in the right place. With mapped out course outline, practical lessons and projects on film production, Praxis Studios provides you with a four weeks intensive training on Film making.

Film making is an influential and beautiful art that has kept the world glued to the screen. Our course in Film making will take you on a voyage from pre-production, to production and finally post-production. We are all about practical knowledge as such at the end of the course, you would be given a project to shoot your first film!



We Give You Full Access

Do you have a video idea? Well, you have the opportunity to shoot it using our top-notch resources during the training period.

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COURSE OUTLINE

Week 1 Session 1


VIDEOGRAPHY AND CAMERA

  • Who is a Videographer
  • The Video Production Industry
  • Camera Types
  • Camera Operation Hands‐on Introduction to Camera and different settings
  • Practical Introduction to Sony Cameras
  • Practical Introduction to Canon Cameras
  • Practical Introduction to Black Magic Cameras
  • Lens Types, Filters and Polarizers
  • Things to look for when buying a Lens
  • Focal Length Exposure, F‐Stop, Shutter Speed, ISO
  • Depth of Field
  • Resolution: 4k vs 1920px vs 1080px
  • Frame Rate: 24fps vs. 30fps vs. 60fps vs. 120fps

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STORYTELLING AND CONTENT

  • Developing Content for the Media
  • What you should know about your story idea
  • Basic screenplay structure in scriptwriting
  • Introduction to Fadein and Final Draft
  • How to make those ideas resonate with the audience
  • How to build characters when writing your story
  • How to write a script A - Z

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  • The Set
  • Production Props
  • Rules of Composition
  • 5 Cinematic Settings every Film Maker should use
  • Outdoor and Indoor Production
  • Location Negotiation and Management
  • The Making of a Movie set, TV Series, Short Films, Music Videos

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Week 2 Session 2



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CINEMATIC LIGHTING

  • Lighting Terminology & Concepts
  • Types of lighting units
  • Colour temperature and White Balancing
  • Lighting for Emotional Impact & different creatives
  • Exposure and Dynamic Range
  • Studio Lighting and Indoor Lighting
  • A 3 Point Cinematic Lighting
  • Outdoor and Natural Lighting
  • Using Gels, Diffusers, Filters, and Polarizers
  • Lenses and Lighting Effects

SOUND AND SOUND EFFECTS

  • Sound Terminologies
  • Types of Sound Equipments
  • Working with Boom Mic/Shootgun Mic
  • Working with Label Wireless Transmitter Mic
  • Seihenser Mk416 vs Rode NTG 3
  • Introduction to Adobe Audition for Sound Recording, Enhancement and Mastering
  • External Audio Recording
  • Operating Zoom H6 - 6 Channel Audio Recorder
  • Best Audio Settings & Mic Placement
  • Sound Effects and Ambient sound
  • Tips to Improve Your AUDIO
  • Licensed Music and Sound Tracks
  • Avoiding Copyright flag down

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STEADICAM & COMPOSITION

  • Best Gimbals and Stabilizers
  • Operating a Zhiyun Crane Gimbal
  • Operating a Ronin S Gimbal
  • Operating a Ronin M 3 Axis Gimbal
  • Operating a Manual SteadiCam
  • Operating a Mini Jib Stabilizer
  • Operating a Track and Dolly
  • 10 Cinematic Camera Angles to Enhance Your Films
  • 5 Tips For Shooting Handheld
  • 5 Keys to Smooth Gimbal Shots
  • 10 Unique Motorized Gimbal Movements
  • The 7 Core Tripod Movements

Week 3 Session 3


DRONE AND AERIAL SHOTS

  • Introduction to Aerial Shots using Drones
  • Types of Drones
  • Components of A drone & controller
  • Drone settings & options
  • Practical Take off & landing
  • The 3 different flying modes
  • Shooting 4k Video with DJI Drones
  • Drone for Photography
  • Drone shoots for all production types
  • Safety guidelines enforced by the FAA

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ONSET FILMING & DIRECTING

  • A Director and the Script
  • Production Manager
  • Plotting and Blocking
  • Checklist for starting out on location
  • 6 Ways to get a positive crew energy
  • Continuity, Timing and Clapperboard

GREENSCREEN & VISUAL EFFECTS

  • Understanding Greenscreen
  • Working with a Greenscreen
  • Lighting for Greenscreen
  • Creating Visual Effects Using GreenScreen
  • 7 Greenscreen mistakes to avoid
  • How to Clone yourself in a Video Like Taooma, Maraji
  • How to create TV Commercials using greenscreen

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Week 3 - 6 Session 4



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PRE-PRODUCTION

  • Defining audience.
  • Defining the Message
  • Scripting and Screenplay
  • Creating your Story Board
  • Defining the Budget
  • Gathering the Crew
  • Gathering the Equipments
  • Gathering the Cast
  • Sourcing for Location
  • Creating a Production Schedule

PRODUCTION

The production period will involve practicals in the streets of Lagos, Nigeria.

  • FILM MAKING(A Short Movie)

    From Story Concept, Scripting, Production Design, Acting, Shooting, Directing.

  • MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION

    From Planning, Production design to Shooting, Directing and set for post production

  • CORPORATE COMMERCIAL

    From Story Concept, Scripting, Production Design, Acting, Shooting, Directing.

Production will be 100% Practical and you will be 100% involved in all the processes. Pre-Production and Production session will take 3 Weeks.


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Week 7 - 8 Session 4



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POST PRODUCTION / VIDEO EDITING

  • How to turn your amateur videos into a professional production with creative editing flair
  • Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Introduction to Adobe After Effects
  • Data structuring during editing
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Syncing Audio with footages
  • Creating Proxies
  • Creating Transitions, Titles and Effects
  • Adding Music and Sound Effects
  • Working with Chromakey and Greenscreen
  • Digital Zoom, Reframing and Vertigo Effects
  • Color Correction and Color Grading
  • Editing and color grading Drone footages
  • Exporting and Rendering
  • Editing for the Big Screen and TV Houses

The Business of Video Production

  • Top 5 Low budget cameras for best video quality
  • Best affordable sound equipment to consider
  • Cheap lighting sets with great performance
  • How to create your brand
  • 7 Ways to Make Money from Video Production
  • Creating and managing partnerships
  • Video Marketing 101

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Certification/Graduation Party

This is the last part of the training. The collection of Certificates and graduation party will take place on this day. We will make available lots of things to make the day a memorable one.

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