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Smartphone Video Shooting for Social Media 
67118M / 1-day Workshop (6 hours)


  • Affordable & Accessible but Professional
  • Video shooting, video editing and subtitling, voice over recording, till uploading to social media, all by your smartphone
  • Professional sound recording with limited budget
  • Use smartphone and gimbal to shoot special effects
  • One-day workshop to master smartphone video shooting techniques in just 6 hours

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  • Apps for professional video recording
  • Videography introduction (sensor, resolution, aspect ratio, white balance, exposure, frame rate, framing)
  • Use of tripod and gimbal


  • Use of LED Light and Reflector
  • Interview Lighting

Sound Recording

  • Introduction of sound recording
  • Understanding microphone characteristics (directionality, mic and line level, etc)
  • Use of different types of Microphones (Lavalier microphones, wireless microphones)
  • Microphone setup for Interview


  • Use of mobile app for editing
  • Voice over recording
  • Sound Mixing (background music, volume control, etc)
  • Transition effects (3D transitions, wipes, fades, etc)
  • Add Caption and Subtitle

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.


 Intake Date Discount Deadline
 2021 Jan Intake (Completed)  2021 Jan 23  2020 Dec 24
 2021 Feb Intake (Completed)  2021 Feb 27  2021 Jan 29
 2021 Mar Intake (Completed)  2021 Mar 20  2021 Feb 11
 2021 Apr Intake (Completed)  2021 Apr 17  2021 Mar 5
 2021 Jul Intake (Completed)  2021 Jul 17  2021 Jun 4
 2021 Oct Intake (Completed)  2021 Oct 16  2021 Sep 3
 2022 Jan Intake (Completed)  2022 Jan 15  2021 Dec 3
2022 Mar Intake (Cancelled)  2022 Mar 20  2022 Jan 8
2022 May Intake (Completed)  2022 May 21  2022 Apr 9
2022 Jul Intake (Completed)  2022 Jul 10  2022 May 28
2022 Sept Intake (Completed)  2022 Sep 3  2022 Jul 23
2023 Jan Intake  2023 Jan 7  2022 Nov 25

Time: Sat or Sun, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm (6 hours)
Venue: HKDI

Full Fee: HK$1,390
Early Bird Discount (10% off): HK$1,250
Member of bodw+ (20% off) (details): HK$1,112

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Certificate of Attendance will be issued by HKDI to those who completed the one-day workshop.

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.

HKDI reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, course content and advertised course information.
HKDI 保留修改課程內容、上課日期、或其他課程資料的權利。