Film Directing 101

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Film Directing 101 Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 2,500 8 sessions Saturdays
(Excluding VAT)      
Next Starting Date Qualification Usual Timings*
21 May 2020 Film Directing Certificate  6pm - 8pm 
Delivery Method  Language  Age Requirements 
Distance Learning   English  16+ 


** These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.






Program Overview 

Discover what it takes to be a director in a narrative film. Learn the secrets and trades needed to achieve cinematic excellence.

Program Description 

Learn how to collaborate with writers and work with producers to develop engaging films. Learn the steps needed to work with actors on set, direct a crew and so much more. Bring stories to life!


Technical Requirements

  • Have access to a laptop or a computer. 
  • Use screenwriting software, like Final Draft or Celtx.


 Program Outline 

  • What it takes to direct a short, feature or any narrative film.
  • Work with actor and crew on set
  • Learn the essentials needed to work in pre production and post.
  • Focus the audience on the center of the drama in a film
  • Directing with a low budget
  • Working with Cinematic Language