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!

Week 1 

Day 1 Session: VIDEOGRAPHY AND CAMERA

  • A Videographer
  • Camera Types
  • 10 Things to look for when buying a Camera
  • Lens Types, Filters and Polarizers
  • 10 Things to look for when buying a Lens
  • Camera Operation Hands‐on Introduction to Camera and different settings
  • Focal Length Exposure/F‐Stop/Shutter/ISO Depth of Field - The Cinematic feel
  • Resolution: 4k vs 1920px vs 1080px Frame Rate: 24fps vs. 30fps vs. 60fps

Day 2 Session: STORYTELLING AND CONTENT

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

Day 3 Session: PRODUCTION DESIGN

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

Day 4 Session: SET LIGHTING

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

Week 2

Day 5 Session: SOUND

  • Types of Sound Equipments
  • 2 Channel Audio Mixer
  • Best Audio Settings & Mic Placement
  • Sound Effects
  • 10 Tips to Improve Your AUDIO
  • Licensed Music and Sound Tracks
  • Avoiding Copyright flag down

Day 6 Session: STEADICAM AND COMPOSITION

  • Best Gimbals and Stabilizers
  • 5 Tips For Shooting Handheld
  • 5 Keys to Smooth Gimbal Shots
  • 10 Unique Motorized Gimbal Movements
  • Rules of Composition
  • The 7 Core Tripod Movements

Day 7 Session: 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

Day 8 Session: ONSET FILMING AND DIRECTING

  • Plotting and Blocking
  • 10 Cinematic Camera Angles to Enhance Your Films
  • Shooting a Shot Film,
  • Checklist 6 Ways to get a positive crew energy
  • Continuity and Timing

Week 3

Day 9 Session: PRODUCTION (100% Practical)

Practical Film Making, from Story Concept, Scripting, Production Design, Acting, Shooting, Directing before with move to Post Production. Production will be 100% Practical and everyone will be 100% involved.

Week 4

Day 12 Session: 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
  • Starting a New Editing project
  • 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

Day 13 Session: The Business of Video Production

  • How to create your brand
  • 7 Ways to Make Money from Video Production
  • Creating and managing partnerships
  • Video Marketing 101

Day 14 Session: Collection of Certificate/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.

 

Inside the Videographers Tool kit are the most powerful film making plugins, Presets, Sound Effects, Royal Free Musics, Firmwares, Transitions, Luts etc all done for you. OVER N1,000,000 in real value and Over 50GB in total size. The tool kit will be delivered in a flash made available for each registered student.