Filmmaking E-Camp

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Filmmaking E-Camp

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 750 6 sessions Fri & Sat 
(Excluding VAT)      
Date Qualification Usual Timings*
TBC   Certificate of completion 12pm - 3pm
Delivery Method Language  Age group 
Distance Learning English 10 to 15 years


* 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

The objective of this Online camp is to engage the students creatively, make space for them to tell their stories, and most importantly to provide them with the tools necessary to take a concept/idea and express it into a short film. The following are the points/activities that will be covered across the 5-day workshop.

During this camp you will learn:

Day 1: (Aim to finalize the concept of the script on this day)

  • Intro to workshop
    • Brief description of what we’ll be doing over the workshop
    • Description of different crew roles
  • Introducing ourselves
  • Scriptwriting
    • Importance of “show don’t tell”
    • Three-act structure for a short film 3. Character development
    • Writing dialogue
  • Film Language
  • Understanding how to analyze a film and incorporate film language into their own work, e.g. Metaphors, subtext, symbols, signs


Day 2: (Aim to finalize preproduction on this day)

  • Finalize Script
  • Storyboarding
    • How to use framing and composition effectively
    • What is juxtaposition and how it can be used to tell a better story
    • Shoot prep
    • Script breakdown
    • Shot list
    • Importance of audio
    • Mental Prep (Discussion of any questions, concerns, etc)


Day 3: (Aim to get all the shots today)

  • In this Online Course, the participants will be using their phones, cameras, encouraged to improvise, and brainstorm ways to capture their footage with what they have.
  • Shooting!
    • Setup & Set protocols
    • Shoot!


Day 4 - Day 5: Editing

  • Basic editing techniques
  • When to make a cut
  • Working with audio in post-production
  • Colour correction and color grading



To reserve a seat or for any inquiries, please contact:

Christina Kallas | +971 4 360 6456  |  c.kallas@saedubai.com

Zehra Ansari | +971 4 360 6456  |  z.ansari@saedubai.com