Film and Video

Film video media courses at WMC-The Camden College Working Men's College London

All our Film and Video courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2018 and over only.

Please click on the Film and Video course title in blue for more information and how to enrol.

Daytime and Evening Film and Video Courses at WMC-The Camden College

Adobe Premiere (Beginners/Intermediate)

Adobe Premiere is the editing software of choice available for filmmakers working on a PC or an Apple Mac computer platform If you are shooting film or video and/or working with any Adobe software product then mastering Adobe Premiere will open the door to editing, effects, sound and graphics. This course will lead you through the basics of using this powerful software package, working on practical, hands-on examples and exercises ensuring you benefit from practical experience and learn useful tips and tricks. No previous knowledge of Adobe Premiere is required.

Animation (Beginners/Intermediate)  NEW

Our exciting ten-week, hands-on, beginner’s level animation course is designed to give you a playful, creative introduction to the fundamentals, principles and techniques of animation. This course will introduce you to historical and contemporary animation examples. You will build skills in both traditional and digital animation techniques across commercial and experimental approaches to animation.

Creative Media: Level 2 Film and Video Production

This Level 2 certificated course is a two term programme during which you will learn different aspects of the Media world with a thorough grounding in Filmmaking. The programme will prepare you for further study in the subject or for employment in the industry. Through realistic, industry related projects you will create a range of digital film from first idea to finished product with a mixture of practical lessons and vocational projects that will give you the opportunity to develop your creative filmmaking skills. Topics include video production and editing, media specific research, preparation for employment using social media for promotion, and media industries. Click here for the application form.

Discover Apple Mac and OSX

Mac computers are legendarily easy to use, and if you’re coming from Windows, you can learn how to click, copy, close, and more in no time. On this one-day course we’ll show you how to get the most use from the Mac’s powerful, friendly features. Through simple, step-by-step instructions, this course offers you the chance to get to know and understand how the Apple Mac operating system works and how to use it. The ideal course for Apple Mac users with little or no previous experience. You will discover how a Mac computer works, the common functions and the free creative and business software that comes with a Mac.

Documentary Film Making (Mixed Level)  NEW

On this course you will gain knowledge of the exciting world of documentary filmmaking. Through a series of illustrated lectures and discussions, as well as hands on video practice, you will be introduced to the style, form and structure of a constantly evolving visual story telling form that documents and captures aspects of reality

Editing with Final Cut Pro (Beginner/Intermediate)  NEW

In this hands-on course you will learn the art of storytelling through editing. Through the combination of lectures and hands on software practice, learners will gain knowledge of the work of an editor, post production workflow and various editing styles as well as media management and technical expertise used when taking a video projects from start to finish.

Film and Video (Mixed Level)

This 10 week course will introduce you to film/video production, from idea to final product. Learn how to create original video work through pre-production, production and post-production. The course will cover idea generation, production planning, shooting and editing for a short video project.

Introduction to Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere is the editing software of choice for filmmakers from the hobbyist to industry professionals. If you are shooting film or video and/or working with any Adobe software product then mastering Adobe Premiere will open the door to editing, effects, sound and graphics. Over two Saturday’s this hands-on beginner’s level film editing course teaches participants to perform editing functions, while becoming familiar with the user interface. No previous knowledge of Adobe Premiere is required.

Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Our two Saturday hands-on Beginners Final Cut Pro X Course familiarises participants with the user interface, teaches trainees to perform basic editing functions and how to work with new features including the Automatic Import features, Media Management and Improved Timeline. No previous knowledge of Final Cut is required, our course is designed for beginners and those with a little experience. This course will lead you through the basics of using this powerful software package, working on practical, hands on examples and exercises ensuring you benefit from practical experience and learn useful tips and tricks.

Screen Writing (Mixed Level)

This 10 week course will introduce you to the essential elements and conventions of writing a short film screenplay including but not limited to character, structure, and tension. Through writing exercises and analysis of short films, the students will gain a set of tools for writing their own scripts: learning to write visually, working with character and conflict, and building narrative.