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Advanced Video Production Workshop 
67122M / 30hrs

Advanced video production training, focusing on guiding learners to understand film language, practice film editing and special effects.

Suitable for those who are interested in entering the film and TV production industry, gain the advanced level of video shooting and digital camera operation

‧ Advanced digital video production for drama (film and television)
‧ Demonstrate the essential knowledge from start to finish; planning to execution; idea to visualization
‧ Understand the requirements of all technical and creative roles involved in professional video production and post-production

Content Highlight

Advanced Production Techniques
Bayer pattern, compression ratio, dynamic range, colour science

Film Language
Continuity, 180 Degree Rule, Shot Size, Composition, Camera position and Angle

Extended level of lighting equipment and accessories
Practical cinematic lighting

Location sound recording
Use of different microphones (boom mic, wireless mic, etc)
Music, foley and sound effect in films

Cinematography: Camera Movement
Lines & Perspective in Cinematography
Looks, Picture Profiles and LUTs
Artful story telling – “Mise-en-scene”
Operation of film level equipment (i.e. steadicam and gimbal)

Use of Chroma Key
Extensive knowledge of chroma key effect
Use of equipment (i.e. Light meter, Waveform monitor, Zebra, Vectorscope, False colour monitor)
Chroma key practice in at studio

Editing in Film
. Adobe Premiere Pro
Film Composition Techniques
Colour correction and grading
. Sound editing

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 Nov 14, 18, 21, 25, 28, Dec 2, 5, 9, 12, 16
                                       Every Mon and Thu
Time                               7 – 10pm
Venue                             HKDI
Full Fee                          HK$5,700
Early bird                        HK$5,130 (10% off) (Deadline: Jul 8)
VTC Alumni                     HK$4,850 (15% off)
Discount Deadline          2019 Sep 13 (Fri)

Online Application

►Intake 1

►Payment Methods
►Course Leaflet


HKDI reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, course content and advertised course information.