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DSD: Planning and filming advice for a short film
Course Description:

Making a short film has become very easy to do and can be a creative team building task. However, careful planning and considered filming is crucial to saving time and improving the quality of the final product.

This session will cover the process of planning and provide advice about equipment and filming techniques to improve the final result.

This is a 60 minute demonstration session delivered remotely.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with a joining link at least one day before the session.

Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

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By the end of the session you will be familiar with:
  • Film genres and some examples of short documentary films
  • How to successfully storyboard and plan your film
  • A variety of shots to make your film more creative and coherent
  • A range of simple ubiquitous equipment to improve the end result
Intended Audience:
Staff and students.
Target Audience: All
Course Contact: Digital Skills Development isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk
Further Information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/learning-teaching/learning-teaching-services/digital-skills-development/digital-skills
07/05/2024 (10:00AM) - 07/05/2024 (11:00AM)  (Enrol between 16/02/2024 and 05/05/2024) Enrol

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