Our videography course is aimed at beginners who are keen to get into the film-making industry or own a DLSR camera and want to unlock its potential. You will be trained to manually operate and adjust camera settings and key features – exposure, aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

Chapter 1

  • Using your DSLR for to record video
  • DSLR video settings
  • Video specific DSLR accessories and equipment
  • Trends in DSLR video
  • Visual composition
  • File management

Chapter 2

Preparation before filming

  • Researching your subject
  • What is your timeframe?
  • Selecting a location
  • What is the aim of the interview
  • Deciding what to ask and how to speak about it

Chapter 3


  • Understanding your camera
  • Tripods, reflectors and lights ‐ What do I need?
  • Microphones and audio equipment

Chapter 4

  • Lighting your subject
  • Working with natural light
  • Framing your subject
  • Composition
  • Using location to tell the story
  • Using additional footage to illustrate the story

Chapter 4

Post production

  • Importing footage
  • Basic editing techniques
  • Editing to tell a story
  • Editing your footage to a specified duration
  • Importing and editing audio
  • Adding titles and captions


By the end of this course you will be able to::

  • Develop your knowledge of DSLR camera settings for filming interviews, vlogs and documentaries
  • Confidently work in a team and apply leadership skills in different situations
  • Edit videos and recorded sound, as well as importing branding materials, using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier Pro