SAQA US ID: 117531; 255774; 255756 | NQF 4

AACA’s online short course in Cinematography is designed as an intense, six-month workshop that will teach you all the skills you would need to become a world-class director of photography. Making use of the latest technologies in virtual learning, we are able to deliver to you the experience that makes AACA the best. The lessons are delivered through our App and online class platform – so you can study from anywhere in the world!

This intensive course will teach you all the practical skills of working with a camera and grow your creative abilities in storytelling, all while integrating knowledge of current industry trends.

This course is perfect for anyone who would like to start a career as a cinematographer, further their studies in filmmaking or improve their cinematography skills. Young or old, student or employed.

COURSE INFO:
Course Start Date: 25/01/2021
Duration: Six Months
Number of Lessons: +/- 20

Curriculum

The course is delivered as individual lessons that students can complete at their own pace. Each lesson covers one topic of cinematography intensively allowing you to build your skill set gradually. Lessons are engaging, interactive and integrated with guided practicals and projects. At AACA we don’t just tell you how to do it, we show you how to do it!

Certification

NQF 4 Certificate of competency in SAQA US ID 117531; 255774; 255756
AACA certificate of completion
All your practical projects as a showreel.

TOPICS:

CAMERA EQUIPMENT
SETTING UP YOUR CAMERA
CAMERA TECHNIQUES
SHOT TYPES AND SIZES
CREATING A SHOT LIST AND STORYBOARD
LIGHTING DESIGN
COLLABORATING WITH A DIRECTOR
CINEMATOGRAPHER AS CREATIVE STORYTELLER
BUILDING YOUR PORTFOLIO