Course Summary

The modern smartphone has evolved into a surprisingly effective platform for creating short movies. This course provides an understanding of what can be achieved using just your iPhone. From capturing a friend’s wedding, documenting your baby’s journey into childhood, to editing holiday footage, videographer George Poulakis will guide you through the entire process. You’ll learn core filming techniques and essential camera movements necessary to make the perfect video. You’ll also learn pre-and-post production essentials, including how to storyboard, edit your footage, add themes, music, and photographs, how to avoid copyright issues, and platforms for sharing your video.

Course Sessions

Sunday, 15th September - 3 classes


Session ID HDAL9503C
15 Sep - 29 Sep 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$239 / $227 (conc)
Teacher
George Poulakis

Saturday, 9th November - 3 classes


Session ID HDAL9504C
9 Nov - 23 Nov 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$239 / $227 (conc)
Teacher
George Poulakis

Saturday, 11th January - 3 classes


Session ID HDAL9501C
11 Jan - 25 Jan 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$239 / $227 (conc)
Teacher
George Poulakis

DAY 1

– Teacher/student/course introduction

– The fundamentals of smartphone operation for video

– Essential camera movements

– Video design principles

– Creative filming techniques

– Conventions of genre

 DAY 2

– Understanding your software

– Trimming and editing your footage

– Creating transitions

– Adding music and photos

– Adding themes

– Avoiding copyright issues

– Exporting your video

 DAY 3

– Storyboarding your ideas – Reviewing final movies

– Reviewing final movies

– Providing constructive criticism

– Sharing your video

A good balance of theory and practical work, this workshop will provide you with everything you need to produce your very own video. From storyboarding and creative camera techniques through to editing and polishing your movie, you’ll discover all that can be achieved using just your iPhone.

George Poulakis is a multi-award-winning visual artist whose photographs and short films have been exhibited nationally. His extensive commercial photography experience complements his art practice, allowing him to approach his work with technique and creativity.

No prerequisites necessary. All you need is an iPhone and a desire to learn! Also suitable for iPads!

 

Last updated: August 20, 2019 12:38pm