Certificate in Short Film Production

First Media Professional Learning Centre Pte Ltd


Course introduction

The goal for each student is to develop his or her technical and theoretical knowledge culminating in the production of a short film both individually and group work. The following skill set will be covered in this unit. Camera Operation Composition Visual narrative Mise-en-scene Lighting Interviewing Audio Recording Editing File compression



Course Outline


Week 1 - Video production workflow
Week 2 - Storytelling techniques
Week 3 - Camera operations 1
Week 4 - Camera operations 2 (Practical)
Week 5 - Editing techniques
Week 6 - Lighting and mise-en-scene
Week 7 - Interviewing and sound recording
Week 8 - Individual project week (Shooting)
Week 9 - Individual project week (Editing)
Week 10 & 11 - Project consultation
Week 12 - Presentation



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Trainer Profile


Thomas Ee

Thomas Ee graduated with BA (Design) from the University of Western Sydney, Australia in 2003 as well as a Diploma in Visual Communication with Merit from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in 2002. He rose through the ranks and hold the position of a Creative Director for various media agencies in Singapore. A crossed trained practitioner between print and interactive, Thomas has won various web design awards from Designfirms.org and his work was published in the 2007 Web Design Index Book, which comprises of all the best web designs around the world.
Based in FMDS Jakarta as Head of Academics, Thomas oversees the delivery of academic standards and ensures its content integrity and teaching quality. Over the years, he has helped the school nurtured many designpreneurs and designers in Jakarta and Singapore.
He recently returned to Singapore in 2014 after his 8 years of teaching in Jakarta and is now a senior lecturer in FMDS Singapore.
His range of experience includes Web Mastering, Flash Animation, Sound Engineering, Motion Graphics, Advertising, Photography, Branding, Digital Media and Print. He is also the adviser for the FMDS Student's Design Committee "Qubist". His ambition and passion to work as a Design lecturer has enabled him to be a mentor and friend to the students in FMDS.



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