Short Courses

Cinematography and Sound

Course Details:

  • Duration: 12 Weeks (6 hours of contact time per week)

  • Date: 09/03/2020 - 29/05/2020

  • Credits: 29

  • Fee: R12 000

Do you want to hone your skills in cinematography and sound recording? This 12-week crash course is a hands-on, practical programme that will equip you with the skills you need to shoot your dream project and record professional-quality sound!

The course covers the following unit standards:

  • ID 243966: Film multiple actions and characters

  • ID 243964: Monitor and control studio lighting

  • ID 13800: Capture quality sound with a boom microphone

  • ID 243970: Obtain and transfer sound

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Editing and Post-Production

Course Details:

  • Duration: 12 Weeks (6 hours of contact time per week)

  • Date: 09/03/2020 - 29/05/2020

  • Credits: 21

  • Fee: R12 000

So, you've filmed your Indie masterpiece? Great! Now what? You put it together, of course! 

Our 12-week Editing and Post-Production Course will give you the low-down on non-linear editing software and familiarise you with  the theory of editing and how it has the power to sculpt a narrative and move an audience.

The course covers the following unit standards:

  • Duration: 12 Weeks (6 hours of contact time per week)

  • Date: 09/03/2020 - 29/05/2020

  • ID 13792: Apply editing aesthetics in film and television

  • ID 243973: Edit picture and sound to specification

  • Fee: R12 000

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Documentary Production

Course Details:

  • Duration: 6 Weeks

  • Date: 10/08/2020 - 18/09/2020

  • Credits: 60

  • Fee: R30 000

Are your feet firmly grounded in the real world? Do you see the injustices of society around you? Or maybe you know an inspirational person who has a story the world is just waiting to hear? 

On our Documentary Production Short Course you will research, write and produce your own 12-minute documentary, which will premiere at the Lavuth' iBhayi Short Film Festival!

The course covers the following unit standards:

  • ID 115792: Access, process, adapt and use data from a wide range of texts

  • ID 115790: Write and present for a widerange of purposes, audiences and contexts

  • ID 243971: Write scripts for an audio and/or visual medium

  • ID 243967: Direct single camera productions

  • ID 243961: Prepare for film and television productions

  • ID 243972: Production manage actuality programmes

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Script to Screen Programme

Course Details:

Duration: 6 Weeks

Date: 01/06/2020 - 10/07/2020

Credits: 60

Fee: R30 000

Facilitated by award-winning South African film director, David Lister, the Script to Screen Programme is an all-encompassing, practical introduction to the film making process. Write, produce and Direct your dream 5-minute film, work with a professional crew and attend your red-carpet premiere at Nu Metro Cinema at Lavuth' iBhayi Short Film Festival!

The course covers the following unit standards:

  • ID 243971: Write scripts for an audio and/or visual medium

  • ID 243967: Direct single camera productions

  • ID 243961: Prepare for film and television productions

  • ID 243963: Schedule and monitor film and television production resources

  • ID 243972: Production manage actuality programmes

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The Media Workshop

Tel: (041) 582 2830 | Email: info@themediaworkshop.co.za

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