Documentary Story Structure and Post Production Course

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Post production is often the hardest part of documentary production. Many people have no idea where to start when faced with a lot of footage. However, when the filmmaker takes a disorganized cluster of footage, turns it slowly into a touching story, he transforms chaos into art, and the post production editing turns into an interesting process.

This course teaches story structure, basic editing techniques, and introduces how to write a proposal, festival submissions and distribution methods.


Date: Classes - 30/6/2017 - 14/7/2017 (Thursday) 7:30 - 10:00pm
          Training Camp - 8 - 10/7/2017 (Fri-Sun)

Venue: Classes - Arts and Culture Outreach
             Training Camp - The Salvation Army Bradbury Camp

Tuition: $3200/ $2700* (including accommodations and meals)
* Discount applies to full time students and previous Masterclass students

Instructors: Augustine Lam, Tammy Cheung and Tsang Kam Shan


Course Content

  • Story structure: how to create tension and excitement
  • Cinema language
  • Editing techniques: software applications, principles and style
  • Writing proposal
  • Festival submission and distribution methods
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