HKDI in the Spotlight

Creative Digital Video Production 
67121M / 24 hours Workshop


  • Demonstrate creative and technical competence to a professional level in digital video production for event, training video, product promotion, interview, corporate video and short promotional video
  • Understand the holistic production process from concept development to finished product including directing, videography, lighting, sound recording and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Learn the shooting trend and style from the industry by studying different video works

Course Highlight

Introduction of Video Production

  • Video production workflow
  • Crew positions and responsibilities
  • Understand the difference between digital and video camera
  • Camera settings: white balance / shutter speed / Aperture / Pal & Ntsc

Videography: Lens and Image Composition

  • Camera lenses
  • Aperture and depth of field
  • Golden ratio framing


  • Lights and colour Temperature
  • Three-point lighting 


  • Understanding of sound & noise, dynamic range, frequency, sample rate, bit depth, audio file format
  • Directional microphone and wireless microphone

Videography: Camera Movement

  • Storytelling appreciation (clips)
  • Use of stabilizers and camera movements in video

Group Shooting Practice

  • Interview shooting with lighting and sound recording


  • Introducing Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Creating and editing projects
  • Creating sequences
  • Adding the transitions
  • Working with titles
  • Adding background music
  • Exporting the sequence

Lecturer: Dawn Cheng

Dawn Cheng, a director from Salon Films who has over 15 years of experience in producing television commercials, documentaries, corporate films and drama.  His expertise ranges from conceptual development, storyboard production, script writing, shooting and post-production, such as editing, music and sound effects. His clients include many big organizations and regional corporations. Moreover, Dawn has been the lecturer in Professional Diploma in Visual Effects Design and Microfilm Making Workshop by HKDI which received very good feedback from the students. He also has rich experience in providing private training to different corporations and organisations.


Date: 2019 Sep 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, Oct 3, 10, 14 (Every Mon and Thu)
Time: 7 – 10pm (3hrs ; 8 Sessions)
Venue: HKDI

Full Fee: $3,600
Early Bird (10% off): $3,240 
VTC Alumni (15% off): $3,060
Discount Deadline: 2019 Aug 16

Certificate of Attendance will be issued by HKDI to those who completed the course.

Notes to Applicants
Students are required to prepare their own equipment:

  • A smartphone installed with the mobile app “KineMaster” (Free app available in both iOS and Android
  • other equipment such as gimbal, motorised camera dolly, tripod, LED light and reflects are optional.
    The lecturer will prepare one set for the class demonstration and practice.

Online Application

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