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8-week-Filmmaking workshop

8-week-Filmmaking workshop

Sep 05, 2022 - Oct 24, 2022

8-week-Filmmaking workshop

Time Mon Sep 05 2022 at 07:00 pm to Mon Oct 24 2022 at 10:00 pm
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8-week-Filmmaking workshop

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The Eight-Week workshop equips students with the fundamental skills in a variety of filmmaking disciplines including camera operating, editing, directing, producing and screenwriting. The course culminates in students producing their own short film.

This course is suitable for beginners, no previous experience required.

Eight Week workshop is a fully immersive course. Students can expect to explore the world of filmmaking and content creation through practical workshops, lectures and crew role exercises. Designed to improve students understanding, knowledge and practice in the following areas:

  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Shooting techniques
  • Editing
  • Directing actors
  • Pre-production

Course outline

Session 1


  • Storytelling foundations: Theme, tone and genre
  • The 3 Acts Structure:Inciting Incident. Plot Points. Climax.
  • Linear and non linear structures
  • Scene fundamentals: Scene Goals. Character goals. Beats.
  • Characters: Biography and Backstory
  • Practicum: Screenwriting exercise

Session 2

Film grammar

  • Staging and blocking fundamentals
  • The connection between Script, camera and Acting
  • The Shot: Fundamentals and uses. Shot sizes. Camera angles.
  • Camera movements: Pan. Tilt. Dolly. Zoom and tracking
  • The shot list. Floor plans
  • Practicum: Camera exercise

Session 3

  • Shooting techniques
  • The 180º Rule.The 30º Rule.
  • Shot and reverse shot Technique
  • The Master shot technique
  • Dialogue shooting techniques
  • Practicum: Shooting exercise

Session 4

  • Cinematography
  • Composition Rules: Balance and point of interest
  • Rule ofThirds. Diagonals. Horizons. Symmetry.
  • Depth of field fundamentals
  • Lens: The Standard lens. The Wide angle . The Telephoto lens
  • Rack focus

Session 5

  • Editing I
  • Editing fundamentals
  • Basic editing tools
  • Editing types: Continuity editing. Ideologic editing
  • The cut: Elements.
  • Practicum: Editing exercise

Session 6

  • Editing II
  • Tempo and Rhythm
  • Long take vs short take
  • Techniques: Cut in movement. Smash cut. Match cut.Cut away.
  • Cross cutting. Jump cuts. L cut and J cut
  • Editing dialogues: Overlapping
  • Practicum: Editing exercise

Session 7

  • Directing actors
  • The rehearsal process
  • The 1st reading: Zone Zero.
  • Rehearsal techniques: Images. Action Verbs. Physical activity
  • Castings
  • Quick tips to improve Actors perfomances before and after the take
  • Practicum: Directing actors exercise

Session 8

  • Pre-Production
  • The Pre-production process
  • The Script breakdown
  • The shooting plan
  • Call sheets
  • Practicum: Shooting schedule from a Short film

Course details:

September 5th- October 24th, 2022

Mondays19pm to 21pm. Amsterdam, Berlin time

18pm to 20`pm. UK time

8 classes of 2 hours

Total time: 16 hours

Online live classes taught in a virtual classroom in Zoom

Class recordings are available for registerd participants


Ezequiel RubinBorn in Argentina in1977. He works as Producer/ Assistant Director and Filmmaking Teacher. He has collaborated for several projects from Spain, Argentina Italy and Canada, working for companies such as Tve, Factotum, Rai Cinema, Tv3, Met Films and MediaPro.Founder of Cinelab, film school based in Barcelona, provides Screenwriting, Filmmaking courses and coaching for Writers, Actors and Directors.

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Mon Sep 05 2022 at 07:00 pm to Mon Oct 24 2022 at 10:00 pm
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