I Make Movies™--The Mobile Movie Making Experience

"I Make Movies" Mobile Device Film School's 12 week course on mobile movie making will instruct you step by step through a constant hands on approach the best mobile filming practices, proper film techniques and methods used to create film projects with your smart phone and/or tablet.

This course will give each student a strong foundation on how to film with their mobile device with the necessary skills of film making that is best utilized for the mobile film maker.

Our mobile film students will learn the basics of the six key film making disciplines: 
  • Directing, 
  • Producing
  • Production Design
  • Cinematography
  • Post-Production 
  • Film theory
This course curriculum will cover:
  • The art of Cinematography
  • Your Camera (the smart device and its capabilities)
  • Equipment & Apps
  • The anatomy of the Film Process
  • Understanding the relationship between film maker and his/her viewing audience in the Internet age
  • Roles of a film making teamDifferent Camera Shots
  • 180 rule
  • Triangle coverage
  • Rule of 3rds
  • Audio Treatment
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Telling the Story
  • Storyboard
  • Shot list
  • Location and Location Scouting
  • script writing
  • Planning the project
  • On set: Understanding the importance of blocking for mobile film making
  • Effective Greens screen techniques
  • Capturing action on your mobile device effectively
  • How to Work with actors
  • Managing your video files
  • Legal basics for indie film making
  • Editing

At the end of this course the student will be able to submit their final project for inclusion in the Training Institute’s “showcase"

 Revised: 12/22/2014 for 2015

Prerequisites: Must have one or more devices: 
approved smart phone and/or tablet
This course is open to all levels 14 years of age and older.

*each student will receive a copy of their perspective class published book upon course completion. One class/crew t-shirt, group photo and certification upon completion.

**Disclaimer: This course has a no plagiarism policy which will be explained and enforced.

START DATE: TBA (new class dates will be posted January 15, 2015

Course cost:TBA