OPEN CHANNEL SHORT COURSE – APPLICATIONS CLOSING

Applications closing soon on the following upcoming short courses. Places limited.

 

 

Introduction to Editing
EDIT1306: Saturday & Sunday 2nd & 3rd November (10.00am – 6.00pm)
Contact hours:14
Course fees:
$594 – Open Channel Members
$720 – Non – Members
Or package course + membership:
Enrolment + 1 year Open Channel Membership $649
Enrollment + 1 year Open Channel Concessional Membership $638
Course Information:
Do you want to begin editing? This comprehensive workshop is an exercise-based course covering basic editing procedures and the many features of the beginner package of your choice plus and a basic demo and insight into the pros and cons of each one. Gain an overall understanding of the principles and strategies for non-linear editing and learn about the basic features of any of the programs:Choose to learn on Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer 6, Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X

  • Setting up a project
  • Capturing media
  • Basic picture editing
  • Basic sound editing
  • Codecs
  • Special techniques like titles, credit rolls, layers, filters, image effects, transitions

A maximum of five participants ensures you one-on-one tutoring on any of the following edit software:
* Premier Pro
* Avid Media Composer 6
* Final Cut Pro 7
* Final Cut Pro X
* Avid for Final Cut Pro users

This course takes place in our Editing Suite at Open Channel.
Address: Open Channel
Docklands Studios,
476 Docklands Drive,
Docklands, VIC 3008

Enrol here: https://introedit.eventbrite.com.au

 

 

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CINEMATOGRAPHY FOUNDATION
CIN1302 Saturdays/Sundays 9, 10, 16, 17 November, 2013 (10.00am-5.00pm)
This practical and popular introductory workshop provides a solid foundation for new Cinematographers.

The course covers:

  • The nature, quality and behaviour of light
  • Pre-visualisation exercises and examination of photographic styles
  • Interior/exterior lighting styles and logistics
  • Composition, exposure and movement
  • Choosing cameras and formats
  • Lighting safety, equipment care and maintenance
  • Practical exercises in three-point lighting and derivatives

For more information visit
http://www.openchannel.org.au/training/c_cinematography.html
Phone: 03 8327 2010
Email: shortcourses@openchannel.org.au

 

 

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Digital Filmmaking Introduction at Open Channel
DFI 1302: Friday November 22 (6.00pm – 10.00pm) Saturdays and Sunday November 23 and 24 (10.00am – 5.00pm)
Learn the basics of Digital Filmmaking from start to finish with Melbourne director, Olivia Peniston-Bird.

Our highly popular weekend course introduces beginner filmmakers to the complete process of digital filmmaking.

This intensive, practical workshop takes you through the basics of shooting a short drama script, and allows you to perform every role (including acting) on set.

You will learn:
* Phases of production
* Crew roles and responsibilities
* Interpreting and preparing a script for shooting
* Camera, lighting and sound fundamentals
* Directing actors and crew
* Final Cut Pro (editing) basics

For more information visit
http://www.openchannel.org.au/training/c_digitalfilmmaking.html
Phone: 03 8327 2010
Email: shortcourses@openchannel.org.au

 

 

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Music Video on a Shoe String at Open Channel
MVSS 1301: Friday November 29 (6.00pm – 10.00pm) Saturdays November 30 & December 1 (10.00am – 5.00pm)
Making a standout music video doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg!

This creative weekend course introduces budding filmmakers to the “need to know” processes of digital “Music Video” filmmaking on a shoe-string budget. The course takes you through the basics of planning and shooting a Music Video and allows you to perform every role on set.

You will learn:
* Phases of production
* Crew roles and responsibilities
* Interpreting and preparing a music video storyboard for shooting
* Camera, lighting and sound fundamentals
* Directing musicians, actors and crew
* Final Cut Pro (editing) basics

For more information visit
http://www.openchannel.org.au/training/c_mvss.html
Phone: 03 8327 2010
Email: shortcourses@openchannel.org.au

 

 

 

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Location Sound at Open Channel

Saturday & Sunday 23rd & 24th November (10.00-5.00pm)
Sound can be 80% of the impact of your film.

Get an overview of sound principles and basic recording techniques from AFI veteran and freelance sound recordist, Gretchen Thornburn ( I Frankenstein, Big Momma’s Boy).
In this course you will learn the basics of screen location recording for film and television.

Learn how to:
– Understand the theory of sound recording and design, utilize boom mics, directional mics, camera mics and lapel mics to record quality sound under all sorts of diverse and often difficult, environmental conditions
– Work with the crew in a collaborative way to ensure the best sound possible

For more information visit
http://www.openchannel.org.au/training/c_locationsound.html
Phone: 03 8327 2010
Email: shortcourses@openchannel.org.au

 

 

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Documentary Filmmaking Introduction at Open Channel

DOCFI 1304: Thursday & Friday December 12, 13 (6.00-9.00pm), Saturday & Sunday December 14 & 15 (10am-5pm)
Make a film – tell a story. An introduction to Documentary filmmaking with Olivia Peniston-Bird

Get the skills to make your own short documentary with this intensive practical course. Designed for beginners, this course gives you a solid technical and creative foundation.

Tutor Olivia Peniston-Bird has worked in television, feature film and documentary production, and film festival programming. As London based Assistant Director Olivia worked with leading UK directors including Jonathon Glazer (Sexy Beast) Roger Michell (Enduring Love) and Pawel Pawlikowski (My Summer of Love) on films in England, Scotland, Wales, Spain, Croatia, Bosnia, The Dominican Republic and Cuba. Upon returning to Melbourne Olivia began her directing career. Her short film Goggles, was a Sony Tropfest finalist, and her short film Stony Point was selected for the Melbourne International Film Festival in where she was selected to attend its Accelerator program.

Be guided by an experienced filmmaker to:
-Examine storytelling conventions
-Understand the process of concept development
-Understand legal and ethical issues
-Conduct interviews
-Use camera, lighting, sound and editing equipment
-Collaboratively shoot and edit a short documentary exercise

For more information visit
http://www.openchannel.org.au/training/c_docofilmmaking.html
Phone: 03 8327 2010
Email: shortcourses@openchannel.org.au

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