27) Introduction to Film Making (Basics)

This class will serve as an introduction to basic film making. The goal of the course is for the student to develop the ability to capture great video images and audio, and to be able to edit those two elements together to create a film.

Class Outline

  • Manual camera settings, buttons and functions

  • Optimum video settings to use

  • Audio 

  • Practical examples – how to film an interview, filming an event/training or a live event

  • How to light an interview correctly 

  • Shooting sequences and overlay with limited time

  • How to ‘shoot for the edit’ and storyboarding

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class



On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
QAR 800