Higher Level Digital Video Production


Take your understanding of video production further in this highly practical and hands-on short course. During this course you will gain skills and experience in all aspects of digital video production, from planning through to being capture ready and building the confidence to create high-quality original footage.

In today's screen orientated and media savvy world, communicating ideas via the screen is an essential skill for many professions. This course is ideal for anyone who is required to create video content and generate images for professional purposes, such as teachers who use video recording for events and educational purposes.

This course is not suitable for beginners. It is for anyone interested in learning how to produce short films, documentaries, or promotional videos.

Topics covered in this course include:
- Planning and preparing for filming
- Recording quality images
- Understanding your camera further
- Shot sizes and framing; understanding the point of emphasis and interest through the frame
- Composition; eye line shot and reverse short
- Lighting
- Camera movement; including dollies and cranes
- Camera audio
- How to shoot best to facilitate effective editing, e.g. cut away/cut ins and enter/exit frame
- Preliminary digital editing demonstration using Final Cut Pro Studio

This course provides higher-level skills for digital video production, forming a strong basis for the higher-level Digital Video Editing short course. At the end of each course participants will take away a copy of their work.

All equipment is supplied. Participants may bring their own video camera if they wish to fully understand its functions and capabilities.

Dress code: casual with closed footwear.

What to bring: flash drive or portable hard drive for video files (suitable for Mac format). Your camera if you wish.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.

Start Date

Wed 9 Jun 21

End Date

Wed 14 Jul 21

Class Times
Wednesdays 5:45-8:45pm
6 weeks x 3 hours
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$480.00 GST inc

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