Online Course Filmmaking with Soul (English Spoken)

Cursuscode: 3206

*Now with 20% discount

Filmmaking with Soul
or How to Make Your First Short Documentary Movie

This course is designed for a new generation of storytellers. And no, you don’t have to be young to tell a fun and authentic story! So what does it take? A good dose of curiosity, a pinch of theoretical knowledge, a few technical skills and loads of practice! This course is step-by-step guidance through the basic stages of documentary filmmaking and is for anyone who wants to learn how to make a story-driven, cinematic, and engaging short documentary.

6 week course: 6 sessions ONLINE - 3 lectures, 1 workshop, 2 Q&A mentoring sessions
1.5 hrs per session 

This course is for anyone who is interested in cinema and filmmaking but has little or no experience. 

Session 1: Interactive Lecture + QA. Inspiration. What stories do you want to tell?
What topic to choose? 
What do you want to say?
How to find a good story?
Session 2: Interactive Lecture + QA. How to interview?
Interview as the spine of your documentary
How to structure your interview?
How to interview someone to achieve an insightful and honest story?
Session 3: Lecture + QA. Production basics - lighting, sound and filming with a camera/phone.(I promise it won’t be too technical and boring)
How to record good quality sound?
How to manage natural/artificial lighting on your shoot?
How to shoot with a camera or a phone?
Session 4:  Preparation to film + QA Session .Time to make a short movie (60’’ - 2min).
Practical guidance for your filming adventure
Go out and film!
Session 5: Editing Online Workshop.Edit the footage you filmed into a movie.
What software to use?
Basic editing tips & tricks • How to add music/sound/narration and make it impactful?
Session 6: Feedback +QA
Let’s discuss the film you’ve just made. 
What did you learn and would do differently next time?
What’s next? 

WHAT WILL YOU NEED? Any camera type or a phone with a camera. A computer. Enthusiasm and curiosity. 
The course is conducted in English

You can start with Online Course Introduction to Filmmaking (English Spoken)

* Note: the 20% discount is already included in the price

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Dinsdag 14 september 2021
6 lessen van 1,5 uur aanvangstijd 19:00 (klik hier voor de lijst met data en tijden per bijeenkomst)
Prijs: € 275,00
Mw. K. (Kristina) Sputnik

De online cursus gaat via Zoom en de docent stuurt je op de dag van de cursus, kort voor aanvang van de cursus, de link met de uitnodiging voor de inlog van de cursus. Deze wordt gestuurd naar je email-adres. Kijk vooral ook in je spambox als je kort voor aanvang van de cursus geen link hebt ontvangen! Voor degenen die laat inschrijven: Als je op het laatste moment inschrijft, dus binnen een halve dag voor aanvang van de cursus, dan kan het zijn dat je geen link meer voor de les krijgt. Heb je vragen over hoe Zoom werkt? Klik hierop voor een handleiding.

19:00 - 20:30
Locatie: Online cursus, niet op locatie (klik hier voor de adresgegevens)
K. (Kristina) Sputnik
Degreed in Filmmaking at the University of Westminster in London, Kristina is an all-around filmmaker. She mostly works as a freelancer and a one-woman-band enjoying all stages of the filmmaking process - from research and writing to shooting and editing. Her main passion is combining video storytelling with psychology. As a video journalist, Kristina spent a few years working in Indonesia, making video reports for CNN (SEA) and PressTV (Iran). She also freelanced for Ethnographical Video Research companies and clients like MasterCard, Unilever, Sony, and Mercedes Benz making short documentary videos focusing on the lifestyle, mentality, and culture of people in the U.K, Russia, and Indonesia. In her spare time, Kristina pursues her passion projects that deal with personal stories & perspectives and focus on connection and self-reflection.