Trusted teacher: Creative Writing is a subject for those with imagination, talent, and a passion for literature, film and television, poetry and so much more. Whichever pathway you wish to discover, this class will give you the necessary skills to develop and explore different styles of writing, giving you an example of industry-standard work. This class can help you work towards English Language/Literature/Creative Writing qualifications at many different levels, hopefully inspiring you to pursue a university education or career in this field. However, if you simply wish to explore your talent in fiction writing, I can provide insight into the industry and university level education of this subject.
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Merete - Montreuil$42
Trusted teacher: A multi lingual Actor studio and film production company we use The Hollywood star system where selected personas are created and molded into glamorized intriguing characters we make stars Acting Techniques Chubbucks 12-step toolbook Thé Power of the actor method acting techniques and imaginary acting techniques pro actress Merete is your coach Camera Technique Dialects Showreel BE THE BEST ACTOR YOU CAN BE
Acting · Filmmaking · Comedy
Davinci Resolve is one of the best softwares in the film industry not only because you use it to edit but because it is a 4 in 1 software. You can edit, color grade, fusion ( Vfx) and sound design or engineering all in one software. I will be teaching you how to edit, color grade and do Sound Design in Davinci Resolve. The benefits of knowing all that is the fact that you will be knowing the most important parts of film making which is post production. That's where the movie is made or broken. With all this knowledge you can create better youtube content. I will also teach you Adobe Premiere pro, you can't call yourself an editor if you can't used Adobe Premier Pro. This software has all the cool effects for editing and it's color grading is more simple to learn. Because you can't do sound design in Adobe Premiere pro, I will also teach you how to use Logic Pro X for sound design to finish your film.
Filmmaking · Sound (music)
Amy - Paris$56
Trusted teacher: If you need expert support in your creative writing, whether it's turning that idea into the screenplay you've always dreamed of, or improving your confidence in your writing voice, this class is perfect for you. Each class will be tailored to you and your needs, so that you are both supported and challenged. You are in good hands! I have a Diploma in Script Development from the National Film and Television School, one of the top five international films schools. I graduated with a First Class Honors in English Literature and Creative Writing, specializing in fiction and screenwriting.
Creative writing · Filmmaking · Playwriting
Antoine - Brussels$74
Trusted teacher: Tailor-made private lessons - Project support and follow-up: film, documentary, web video with a filmmaker with 10 years of experience - writing, filming, editing, with material available This course is suitable for both beginners who want to understand their tools and more advanced who want to perfect their working method or their creative approach. My learning philosophy is based on the principle of continuous tailor-made monitoring of your needs and your means. We can meet monthly for long-term follow-up or weekly for a quick learning of techniques and working method. I prefer to start with a meeting. Thus we establish the framework and the objectives of the course. My watchword is friendliness. The rest depends on your desires and your means. This course is suitable for both beginners who want to understand their tools and more advanced who want to perfect their working method or their creative approach. My learning philosophy is based on the principle of continuous tailor-made monitoring of your needs and means. We can meet monthly for long-term follow-up or weekly for a quick learning of techniques and working method. I prefer to start with a meeting. Thus we establish the framework and the objectives of the course. My watchword is friendliness. What happens next depends on your desires and your means. Depending on your objectives and your budget, we agree on the duration and frequency of your training. Training aims : - Acquire a good solid foundation and know professional practices on all aspects of video production and directing. - To have the keys to undertake, carry out, carry out projects but also to continue to learn, and to deepen their skills. - Material - (your choice according to your objectives) 1. Preparation > Highlighting of the specifications, objectives, intentions > Concept development > Research > Similar pre-existing projects > Narrative / visual aesthetics, inspirations > Concept of directing - the director's responsibilities > Script writing > Formatting > Structure > Dialogues > Effective formulas 2. Preproduction > Budgeting > Counting > Theoretical notions: the hierarchy of a production > The responsibilities of a production manager and an assistant director > Artistic direction > Image splitting and grammar > Spotting (technical) > Material preparation > Workflow > Repetitions 3. Turning > Sound recording > Control of the camera > Mastery of optics > Visual storytelling > Using light to influence emotions > Put in light situations > The management of actors 4. Postproduction > The assembly, its technique, its grammar > Sound design, sound effects, auditory narration > Interaction with a music composer > Calibration, the strength of image processing and visual aesthetics > Introduction to special effects with After effects
Filmmaking · Writing · Video software
Join me and come to the Film World. 1) Any Interest in Film Production? 2) Any Interest in Film Making in China? 3) Any Interest in getting into the Film making business? 4) Any interest in applying for a Film School ? 5) Any Interest in investing and Producing a Film? I have been working in this business for over 10 years, working with directors, DPs, production designers and talents from all walks from life. I think you questions can be answered and confusions can be cleared through this journey.
Trusted teacher: As we can all see as technology advances, this is a skill we all need now. In this course, you will learn all about shooting with a digital camera. The courses will ensure that you are completely ready to take any photographer or videographer to the next level. Learn how to use your equipment correctly, manually for most cases, automatically for specific applications. This course can be applied to any field, from fashion and architectural photography to the production of documentaries, films, extreme sports videos and music videos. - Handling a camera or a DSLR - The different types of lenses, their materials, opening angles, depth of field - Fixed lenses and zooms, compensated wide angles and fisheyes. - The different types of mounts, CCD, Cmos, Full Frame, APS-C sensors - The different types of SD, HD, Full HD, 2K, 4K formats and their use in production - 35mm and its real meaning - Shutter speed, ISO sensitivity - The dynamics in the colors - The different types of plans - The different types of lamps - The times of the day to film without flashes or light - Rigs (Travelling, Shoulder Pad, Steadycam, Crane and Jib Arm) - Rotate on Green Screen or Blue Screen - ....
Photography · Filmmaking · Video software
Trusted teacher: My lessons are student driven, which means that since every person is different and unique, my task is to treat each one in a different way, trying to be inspiring for each one. Through creating, discussing, composing and producing, I will guide you throughout any process, until the result is achieved!
Audio production · Music composition · Filmmaking
Trusted teacher: I am a professional practicing artist with over thirteen years experience teaching in a wide variety of settings, designing and delivering community arts projects and running my own arts and digital media tutoring and mentoring business for both academic students and adult learners. I am a multidisciplinary artist skilled in a variety of media and able to provide teaching in painting, drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, graphic design, digital media and filmmaking. I am hugely experienced in working with people of all ages, abilities, social and cultural backgrounds, and pride myself on my ability to cater my teaching methods accordingly to the individual learning needs and styles of those I work with. Please do get in touch for further information and we can discuss further the specific class you are looking for so I can tailor exactly to your requirements.
Art · Digital arts · Filmmaking
Trusted teacher: 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐤𝐞 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐦𝐦𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐮𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐋𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥 Have you always wanted to be an actor, but you don’t know where to start? Are you someone who is trying to break out into the industry as an artist, and may want to know a few tricks of the trade? Maybe you have a film in mind, but you find it difficult to get it off the ground? Well… Perhaps I could help? My name is Andrew, and I am an award winning actor, director and filmmaker. With over 15 years worth of experience, ranging from the theatre, to the screen. I am happy to announce that I'm now collaborating with Apprentus, to provide one to one bespoke tutoring in acting and filmmaking. Apprentus has offered me their platform to use my wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry to teach those from beginners level, to advanced level, the art of acting, creating a character, dissecting a script, techniques in screen acting and theatre acting, how to convey yourself in an audition room, amongst many more… As well as acting, I’ll also be tutoring in the art of filmmaking, such as writing a script, film techniques, how to make a film on a minimal budget, how to direct actors, as well as marketing and promotion. ● 𝗘𝗤𝗨𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗔𝗣𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗗 ✅ ● 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗧𝗟𝗜𝗚𝗛𝗧 𝗔𝗣𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗗 ✅ ● 𝗗𝗕𝗦 𝗖𝗛𝗘𝗖𝗞𝗘𝗗 ✅ 𝐃𝐈𝐒𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐈𝐌𝐄𝐑: 𝘼𝙣𝙮𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝙤𝙛 18 𝙢𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙗𝙚 𝙖𝙘𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙚𝙙 𝙗𝙮 𝙖 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙤𝙧 𝙜𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙙𝙞𝙖𝙣. To learn more, contact me on Apprentus today. I look forward to hearing from you.
Acting · Filmmaking
Trusted teacher: Hello, I'm Sam! I've been making documentaries and TV shows for 8 years. I've made dozens of (short) documentaries and TV shows. My main focus is directing, research & interviewing. I can teach you everything there is to know about making documentaries. I studied documentary directing at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema & Sound in Brussels and started working as director right after I graduated. The lessons will cover everything you need to know about how to make a documentary. The idea & research fase, conceptualisation of the idea, interview techniques, filming techniques, the importance of sound, the editing process and ways to fund your film will all talked about in great detail. I'm looking forward to teaching all the things I've learned over the last years so you will be able to make your own documentaries or to gather the knowhow so you could start working as a (freelance) director as well and make your living out of your love for film!
Filmmaking · Telecommunications
Piotr - Amsterdam$30
Trusted teacher: Come to my studio or lets go to the park, use my equipment and learn by practice everything about filmmaking, videomaking, editing and photography. Very practical and down to earth. Cropped for your need and expectations. Useful skills. Do you need help with video recording, documentation? You know where to find me? Here.
Filmmaking · Photography · Video software
Lights, camera, action! Take your filmmaking skills to the next level with our comprehensive tutorial for beginners and advanced learners alike. Introduction to cinematography or level up your photography with advanced cinematography and photography techniques, learn everything you need to know to turn your creative vision into a captivating film. Master the art of lighting, framing, and composition to bring your story to life on screen. No experience necessary – let me guide you through every step of the process and unleash your inner Spielberg!
I am specialised in film history and theory, which I've been studying for years and know extensively. You could be someone curious about film who wants to get a grasp of the old calssics; or you could be a cinephile who wants to deepen her or his knowledge of the field and think critically about cinema. Some topics will include New Korean Cinema, Contemporary French Cinema, Experimental Film, French New Wave, Film and Philosophy, Hollywood Cinema, Postmodern Cinema, Documentary Theory, Queer Cinema, Feminist Cinema, Black and Postcolonial Cinema, and Ecological cinema. I also teach contemporary art history, specifically from the 1960s onwards, with a focus on performance, installation and video art, as well as their broader cultural background and relationship to the other arts. Some of the artists that will be studied are Cindy Sherman, Steve McQueen, Chantal Akerman, Shirin Neshat, Marina Abramovic, and Ana Mendieta.
Filmmaking · Culture · Art history
Hello, my name is Jialin and I am from China. I am a filmmaker/content creator based in Riga, Latvia. I would love to invest part of my time in giving Chinese tutoring lesson to those are curious/interested in Chinese language. The class will be taught in English and could cover any topics that you are interested in. I can offer Chinese for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels (Reading, Speaking, Listening). Or let's discuss your interested topics (Let the learning process be fun)! I believe the best way to learn a language is to speak more. Thus, the class will require extensive speaking in Chinese in order to get yourself be more involved in the language itself. Apart from the class, I would also be willing to communicate through other means to help with the language learning process!
Photography · Language arts · Filmmaking
I've designed this course to guide you as you delve into key aspects within the film world. Academically-informed and intellectually stimulating, the course encompasses the study of quintessential arthouse films, surrealism in cinema, the intersections between psychology and film, classical horror narratives, oneiric films, and more modules that will allow you to gain valuable knowledge of cinema at an academic level. The course has a clear structure and the activity will include online streaming of a carefully curated selection of films and clips, followed by in-depth analysis and interpretation. We will discuss underlying cinematic themes, psychoanalytical symbolism, stylistic categorisations, meta-references, the larger aesthetic value of the cinematic work, character development, feminist interpretations and critiques, and conceptual frameworks. This course will include several 90-minutes classes; the number of classes can be adapted depending on your interests, needs, pace, and existing knowledge.
Trusted teacher: I offer private lessons in Directing, Image Technique and Editing. This course is for you if you want to start or improve your skills in: - Realization of short films - Realization of advertisements - Production of music videos - Production of corporate films - Creation of content for Social Networks (ads) - Technical Camera - Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe premiere · Filmmaking · Photography
Trusted teacher: WORKSHOPS FILM MAKING: Do you want to learn how to make professional film or are you a filmmaker and want to receive coaching in making your film. Or do you have a great documentary idea, but you don't know how to implement it. ✓ Finding a good subject for a documentary ✓ Come up with a good angle to turn your idea into a to make a special documentary ✓ Write script ✓ Directing lessons ✓ Filming on location together with the camera crew of the broadcasters ✓ Lesson in editing or editing with an editor from the broadcasters **WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS: Teachers learn how to make a documentary. From coming up with a nice documentary topic and research to script writing, directing, interview technique, camera technique and editing. After the workshop you have already made a short film. Teachers receive the teaching material so that you can continue with your class to make films.
Advanced film production techniques class covering the following in detail: lighting, sound, colour correction, using green screens, filming in motion, 4K resolution and remote video-editing workflows. While students will practice their skills through brief, task-based, filming and editing assignments, a large sum of time will be devoted to planning, development, setup and execution of a singular film project of their choice. In addition to preparation for working in teams on a set, students will develop the following: reel displaying a wide range of filming and editing skills, résumé/CV, general cover letter, portfolio/updated website with artist statement and downloadable professional documents. The class will be targeted towards preparing students for the world of film, whether academic or commercial.
Filmmaking · Adobe premiere · Resume writing
Trusted teacher: My method is to trade as much as possible. I want to try to better understand your point of view or your way of conceiving your project. I will recommend movies to watch to arouse your curiosity. I will also give you a certain analytical basis, to better identify the devices and methods to achieve them. The art of cinema is often to play with codes, for that you must first master them. I will try to teach you to take a step back from your own project and to accept an outside opinion. Regarding video editing, my method is to take examples of short films / audiovisual projects, and put yourself into practice. Editing certainly needs a little theory, but it can be learned above all by practicing. So I will teach you certain methods and certain precepts to have to master. I will mainly follow your project (s).
Filmmaking · Technical writing · Video software
An introduction to the subject of Film Studies and Media Studies. This class is aimed at those who want to understand the importance of media in this day and age. This is helpful for students who want to achieve a higher understanding and better grades. This is also beneficial for those who think that media is having an impact on society and wants to better understand, how and why the media has such an impact.
Filmmaking · Media arts · Art history
Daniel - Geneva$119
I am a professional videographer, and during my lessons, you will learn how to effectively manage the different parameters of shooting, sound recording and editing: 1. the different modes of the device: manual, automatic, aperture priority, speed priority 2. the openness of the lens and its implications 3. the shutter speed and its consequences 4. sensitivity, how to choose it 5. focusing: automatic or manual 6. the composition: some benchmarks to build its image 7. the accessories: tripod, projector, deflector 8. the different formats and their characteristics 9. process rushes in editing software Depending on your pre-existing knowledge, you can choose the aspects that interest you from the list above.
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Trusted teacher: With the ever-growing film industry in Queensland and around the world there is so much opportunity for new actors to obtain work. In this class I want to not only help you to grow your acting ability, but to help give you some exercises and a plan of action to make it into a career! I WILL be your guide and you will learn to not only slay any audition you go to, but all of the tips and tricks for audition etiquette (online or in-person). I WILL help to give you techniques to dissect a script and to bring out the best version of whatever character you are wanting to play. I WILL help you develop a plan of action for whatever it is you are wanting to achieve. I WILL create a safe space for you to create and express yourself and to have FUN! I am incredibly passionate about passing on all I know and giving you the tips and guidelines to develop a show reel, creating your artist profile and will be a guide in whichever way you need. Whether you are a beginner wanting to know the first steps, or a pro just looking for a different opinion I am your perfect coach!
Acting · Singing · Filmmaking
Parisa - Amsterdam, Netherlands$41
Trusted teacher: This is a hands-on experience course about filmmaking. We go through all the procedures of you making a short film which is going to be the fruit of your effort :)! We work on the storytelling (does not have to be a conventional type of a story, there is no single way of telling stories), analysis of the script (if any), making a shot list, looking for the crew, taking shots, post-production (mainly editing), receiving feedback, and voilà!
Adrian - London, United Kingdom$70
Trusted teacher: I am here to support and guide you in making your film idea come to reality. My name is Adrian. I am a feature film director and screenwriter. I have worked in the film and video industry for over twenty years. I have directed and written nine feature films and produced and directed over thirty documentaries, commercials, short films, and social media videos. I have won various awards for my film works at different international film festivals, including best director in the Hollywood International Golden Age Festival and New York Movie Awards, best short film in the Paris Cinema Awards, 10 Best Chinese Feature Film Award, Fukuoka Audience Award, Fukuoka International Film Festival, Japan and more. In my film career, I also have worked on many international film projects and collaborated with various international famous filmmakers and actors such as Jackie Chan, Peter Greenaway, Ewan McGregor, Claude Van Damme, Benny Chan, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Louis Koo, Leslie Cheung, and Tony Leung. Education Master of Arts, Film Directing University of West London/MetFilm School, London, United Kingdom Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and Video University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Affiliations Associate Member of Directors UK, 2022-present Member of Hong Kong Screenwriters’ Guild, 2019-present Member of Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild, 2005-present Professional Jury of Hong Kong Film Awards, 2010-present Teaching Experiences I am passionate about teaching and sharing my knowledge and experience with those passionate about filmmaking all over the world. I have accumulation of many years of teaching experience. I was a part-time lecturer at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the guest Lecturer in Digital Media, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Also, I have done over one hundred sharing and film seminars at universities, high schools, and different communities. And I have served as a judge and special guest speaker in various academic film festivals. Course outline: Introduction of the making a film and documentaries (workflow, different film crew positions and professional filmmaking terminology) Finding your idea Developing your idea Script writing Producing/budgeting/scheduling/casting Directing (how to become a good director) Storyboard Shooting technique (from professional equipment to a mobile phone shooting) On set shooting (camera/lighting/blocking/sound recording) Editing (premier pro) and sound mixing About the lesson (You can choose and discuss which is match your needs) All Level Tailor made private lessons Film Project Support and Tutorial
Filmmaking · Creative writing · Social media