Best Filmmaking Course in Dubai
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Interested in learning new skills in film? Join our Filmmaking short course to dive straight into your film education & gain practical skills from distinguished industry experts.
Filmmaking Short Course

Course Fee
Next Starting Date
AED 5000 excluding VAT
25 May 2024
10am to 5pm
5 weeks
AED 5000 excluding VAT
29 June 2024
10am to 5pm
5 weeks


This course covers the basic knowledge required to produce a short video, including screenwriting, directing, producing, digital camera operation, lighting, sound, and basic computer editing on an industry-leading application. The course is very ‘hands-on’ in its approach with students being exposed to the five stages of the video production process, as well as a range of industry-standard applications. Students will participate in short film production during the course and will understand the importance of Pre-production, production, and post-production.
  • 16 years and above
  • Anyone who wants to get substantial skills in filmmaking, such as basic camera handling, lighting, and editing
  • Budding filmmakers with a passion for creating short films, movies, or documentaries

Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Scriptwriting
  • Pre-production
  • Working with film cameras
  • Location shots
  • Lighting techniques
  • Basic video editing
  • Foley recording and voice recording
  • Editing – basic color correction and editing
  • Distribution aspect – on how to market your film in all forms


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