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Filmmaking Masterclass Outline

Module 1: Writing and Scheduling

  • Screenwriting
  • Finding a Story
  • Breaking Down a Script

Module 2: Digital Video Prime

  • What is HD?
  • Components of Digital Video
  • Working with Analog or SD Video
  • Digital Image Quality
  • Digital Media Files
  • Transcoding
  • Acquisition Formats

Module 3: Choosing and Using a Camera

  • Evaluating a Camera
  • Image Quality
  • Lenses
  • Camera Features
  • DSLRs
  • Director of Photography
  • Accessorising

Module 4: Planning Shoot

  • Storyboarding
  • Camera Diagrams and Shot Lists
  • Location Scouting
  • Production Design
  • Effect Planning

Module 5: Lighting

  • Film-Style Lighting
  • Types of Light
  • Controlling the Quality of Light
  • Lighting Actors
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting
  • Special Lighting Situations

Module 6: Production Sound

  • Microphones
  • Setting Up
  • Recording Sound

Module 7: Editing Gear and Software

  • Setting Up a Workstation
  • Networked Systems
  • Editing Tools
  • Organisational Tools
  • Importing Media

Module 8: Editing

  • Building a Rough Cut
  • Editing Techniques
  • Transitions Between Scenes
  • Solving Technical Problems

Module 9: Finishing

  • Preparing for Film Festivals
  • DIY File-Based Masters
  • Make a Textless Master
  • Web Video and Video-on-Demand
  • DVD and Blu-Ray Discs
  • High-End Finishing

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Who should attend this Filmmaking Masterclass?

The Filmmaking Course is designed to impart a comprehensive understanding of the art and craft of filmmaking. This course can be beneficial for various professionals, including:

  • Filmmakers
  • Screenwriters
  • Directors
  • Cinematographers
  • Film Editors
  • Sound Designers
  • Production Managers
  • Documentary Filmmakers
  • Digital Marketing Professionals

Prerequisites of the Filmmaking Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites for attending the Filmmaking Masterclass.

Filmmaking Masterclass Overview

Filmmaking Masterclass, a pivotal Hobbies and Interests Training, immerses participants in the intricate world of filmmaking. Covering everything from camera operation to storytelling techniques, this course is a deep dive into the art and craft of visual storytelling. In an era where multimedia plays a central role in communication, understanding the dynamics of filmmaking is not just a pastime but a crucial skill for professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Mastering Filmmaking is essential for those who seek to elevate their creative pursuits. Whether you are an aspiring filmmaker, a content creator, or someone passionate about visual storytelling, this course provides the foundational knowledge needed to bring your ideas to life on the screen. With the ability to capture and convey narratives visually, individuals can amplify the impact of their messages and engage audiences on a deeper level.

This 1-day training by The Knowledge Academy serves as a gateway to the world of filmmaking, offering practical skills that empower participants to navigate the complex landscape of visual storytelling. Delving into camera techniques, editing essentials, and storytelling methods, the course ensures a holistic understanding of the filmmaking process.

Course Objective:

  • To grasp the fundamentals of camera operation and composition in filmmaking
  • To understand the art of storytelling through visual elements
  • To master the basics of film editing and post-production
  • To gain insights into scriptwriting and pre-production planning
  • To explore various genres and styles within the realm of filmmaking
  • To receive personalised feedback and tips from experienced professionals

Upon completion, delegates will emerge with a comprehensive understanding of filmmaking, ready to translate their creative visions into captivating visual narratives. This Hobbies and Interests course not only hones their skills but opens doors to new opportunities in the dynamic world of multimedia.


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What’s included in this Filmmaking Masterclass?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Filmmaking Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Wokingham venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Wokingham is a town located within the South East of England in the county of Berkshire. There is a population of around 30,000 inhabitants, the town is part of Wokingham borough council. The county of Berkshire boarders, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire.Wokingham has four main secondary schools, Emmbrook, St. Crispin’s, Holt and Forest. There are also three private schools within the town, Holme Grange School, Luckley House School and Ludgrove School.Bearwood College, has around 490 enrolled students for girls and boys from ages 3 months to 18 years old. The school is a for day and boarding pupils. 

Nearby Locations:

  • Winnersh
  • Finchampstead
  • Barkham
  • Sindlesham
  • Billingbear
  • Woosehill

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Off Peacock Lane, 

Berkshire RG40 3DF, 


United Kingdom

T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Hobbies & Interests | Filmmaking Masterclass in Wokingham FAQs


Filmmaking is a multi-stage process that begins with an idea, initial plot, or commission and progresses via casting, scriptwriting, shooting, editing, and screening to the final product, which is released and exhibited.
Yes, a Filmmaking Online Course is worth it for its structured learning, expert guidance, and networking opportunities, and providing valuable skills in the competitive film industry. Additionally, access to professional resources and equipment enhances hands-on experience, contributing to a well-rounded education for aspiring filmmakers.
Individuals who study Filmmaking may pursue careers as filmmakers, directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, or work in related fields such as film criticism, film education, or film analysis. The skills and knowledge acquired through film study can open diverse opportunities within the dynamic world of media and entertainment.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending the Filmmaking Courses Online.
To become a Filmmaker, you don't necessarily need a specific academic degree, but pursuing relevant education and gaining practical experience can be beneficial. With The Knowledge Academy Online Filmmaking Courses, you can gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
To start a career in film, gain a foundational education in filmmaking, build a diverse portfolio through practical experience, network with industry professionals, and pursue internships or entry-level positions to gain industry exposure and refine your skills
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.
This Online Filmmaking Course is ideal for aspiring filmmakers, students, and enthusiasts who want to acquire comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in scriptwriting, directing, cinematography, and editing. Whether you're a beginner seeking a structured introduction or an intermediate filmmaker looking to enhance your expertise, this course caters to a range of skill levels.
The Filmmaking Courses online covers scriptwriting, directing, cinematography, editing, and sound design, providing a comprehensive understanding of the entire filmmaking process. Through hands-on projects and industry insights, participants gain practical skills and knowledge, making it suitable for aspiring filmmakers at various skill levels.
The duration of this course spans across 1 day.
This course benefits your career by imparting a comprehensive skill set, practical experience, and networking opportunities, fostering your ability to create impactful films and navigate the professional landscape of the industry.
The price for Filmmaking Masterclass certification in Wokingham starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Filmmaking Masterclass.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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