Intro to Filmmaking

Learn the three main stages of Filmmaking: Pre-Production, Production & Post Production.

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Intro to Filmmaking: Learn how to make a short film!

The Filmmaking course is for students to understand how the media production industry functions as well as to find their place within it both practically as well as creatively.

Exploring the importance of teamwork and roles on set. How to brainstorm an idea into a script and how to think outside the box for storytelling. Going in depth into sound design as a film editor. Preparing a rough cut for the director/producer to view. Preparing a film/video for final delivery and export to online platforms.


1 month


Certificate from Hi-Fliers
Accredited by KHDA


AED 3,500Payable in multiple installments

Course Modules

● Understanding of 3 stages of Filmmaking
● Principles of story structure and the screenwriting process
● Practices Lighting and Cinematography
● Understanding the power of Editing
● Learn collaboration and teamwork
● Engage in the use of emerging technologies

Course FAQs

What will I be able to do upon completing this course?

Upon completion, you will be able to understand the principles of filmmaking and how the industry works. You will learn the steps and processes it takes to make a short film from start to end. Working as a team and leader is one of the most important skills to learn about filmmaking, and this course will give you an insight into that. You will work with industry standard equipment and software to be able to understand how to get started in the current market.

What skills or prior knowledge do I need?

No background knowledge is necessary. This course is an introductory course to get you started on the rules of filmmaking.

Is the course Theory or Practical based?

This course is a mix of both theory and practical lessons.

Will I get any finished product/material from completing this course?

From this course you will get to work on one short film together as a class. We also suggest the students bring in their own hard drives/SSDs if they wish to back up their work and material at the end of the course.

What are the career opportunities in Filmmaking ?

There are many pathways and disciplines under filmmaking. This course being an introductory will give you a clear understanding of what line of work you may want to further your education in. From Screenwriting to Cinematography to Editing. For more information contact us.

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