Creative Filmmaking short course at the University of Waikato

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June 7 - July 3 2020
Credit: 15 points (3-4 US credits; 7.5 ECTS)
Applications due: 1 April 2020

This innovative programme, designed for students interested in the film and TV industry, will challenge your creativity and develop your practical skills through a hands-on filmmaking course. Delivered through a mixture of learning in the classroom, filming in the television studio, editing in computer labs, and hands-on use of film production equipment.

You will work in an intensive creative environment, where you will collaborate with your team to produce professional short films. You will dive into using cameras, lighting, and sound equipment to create a series of progressively complex and independent short films.

You will cover the chronological aspects of moving image production: pre-production, production, and post-production, including learning and using the professional editing tool Adobe Premier Pro.

  • Overnight trip to Wellington city to visit Weta Workshop.
  • Trip to Hobbiton, the home of The Shire and Green Dragon Inn.
  • Free access to film production gear, cameras, lighting and sound equipment.
  • Access and use of a properly set-up television studio.

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