South Seas Film School
Feb 09 - Mar 28, 2022
Create professional video content
Part-time evening course | Mondays & Wednesdays | 6pm-9pm
From scripting and storyboarding to post-production and editing, discover the essentials of inspirational film-making.
Bring your ideas to fruition with this exciting and fun film-making course. Covering everything from storyboarding your first script to camera operating, and post-production special effects using cutting-edge platforms like Premiere Pro and After Effects, this course lets you carry your vision to the world.
Ideation and Script Writing
Learn the basics of what makes a story right for film, and interesting for audiences. Learn the industry-standard formats for translating your idea into a shootable script.
Storyboarding and Pre-production
Translate your script into a production schedule. Learn how to storyboard and prepare to shoot.
Camera Operation and Shooting
Learn camera techniques and effective image composition, then shoot footage and capture sound for your short film.
Cut your footage to tell a story using Adobe Premiere Pro. Refine your edit to bring the most out visually in your short film. Add colour grading and discover more advanced editing techniques.
Motion Graphics and VFX
Using Adobe After Effects, you will be introduced to creating animated titles and visual effects.
Refine and enhance the sound of your short film using Adobe Audition.
The last night of the course features a screening to an audience of family and friends.
On this course, you'll learn Adobe CC Premiere Pro & After Effects
Attendees need to bring their own DSLR camera with interchangeable lens.
Domestic and International* Students
$1,575 (including GST)
*International students, Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This course is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only.
Payment Options (Domestic Students only)
Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations/Schools only)
Payment Plan ($15.00 admin fee applies. Please enquire directly with us before you enrol if you prefer this option)
Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)
As this is an introductory course no prior experience is required although proficiency with computers is useful. All students need to be at least 18 years old. You must bring your own DSLR camera with interchangeable lens.
International Students - Please contact us directly here to finalise enrolment and payment opposed to applying online. This course is open to individuals living or residing in New Zealand only. Students with English as a second language require IELTS 5.5 (General or Academic) with no band lower than 5.0. Other forms of English language proficiency can be considered upon application during the Admissions process.
Duli is currently a full-time tutor for Diploma in Film & Content Creation, starting his career as an Editor working his way up to camera and lighting department roles on-set. Over his time working in the NZ Film and TV Industry, he has had experience working on international Netflix productions such as The Triangle pilot, Sweet Tooth, Shadow in the Cloud, The Wilds & Cowboy Bebop.
His directorial work includes award-winning short films Worthy of thee, Dear Anthony, The Destiny and The Wounded.
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