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Basic Video & Film Production

Making videos is becoming a trend nowadays especially with the accessible internet access. Whether you're a YouTuber, blogger, vlogger, business owner, aspiring filmmaker, or just someone who wants to create videos as a hobby, this is a great introductory workshop for you to learn how to make professional videos with this course.

This workshop will cover the three basic stages of film and video production and provide insights on producing film and video projects which starts with building the storyline to shooting the scenes. There are hands on activities throughout the workshop and participants will be grouped for the final project.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the difference between Film Making and Video Production
  • Learn the stages of film making and video production for planning and execution
  • Learn the basic equipment and gears
  • Apply the camera composition, angles and movement
  • Create a final project by building a storyline and shooting then editing the scenes to complimenting the story

Note: Different film clips will be shown and analyzed during the 2-day workshop. The instructor will also share valuable insider information and personal experience on the Philippine film industry. He may adjust certain topics depending on the students’ needs.


Day 1:

  • (A) Pre-Production
    • (1) Idea to Image : The goal of film production
    • (2) Story: The most important element in film production
    • (3) Script and Storyboard
    • (4) Crew
    • (5) The Actor
  • (B) Production
    • (1) Camera
      • (a) Tools
        (a.1) Camera (Video Camera vs. DSLR)
        (a.2) Lens
        (a.3) Mounting
      • (b) Composition
        (b.1) Shot (Rule of Thirds and 180-Degree Rule)
        (b.2) Framing
        (b.3) Angles
      • (c) Movement
    • (2) Lighting
      • (a) Source
      • (b) Basic Set-Up
    • (3) Sound
      • (a) Equipment
      • (b) Recording

Day 2:

  • (C) Post-Production
    • (1) Editing
    • (2) Effects

Day 1:

  • Short film analysis.
  • Storytelling exercise.
  • Individual take home assignment on camera composition and movement.

Day 2:

  • Short flm output (group activity) to be written, shot, edited, and viewed in class. Based on the principle of the 3-Act Structure and Dramatic Arc. Note: topic(s) will be given during the workshop.
What to bring

Participants who have their own digital camcorders or DSLR camera are encouraged to bring them to class.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is open to high school students up to working professionals who may or may not have prior background in video or film production but are willing to learn the basics of the trade as a skill or a business or a hobby.


  • to be announced

9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 6,950 (USD 155)

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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