31 Jul ONLINE COURSES IN AUGUST
All my online courses are available as self-paced versions during August. So if you’d like some guidance and inspiration to make videos this month, let me tell you about each course…
The Handmade Film Making course is focused on shooting and editing on just a phone and making daily films of your everyday life. It’s a great one to start with, as you’re using a phone, which keeps the process simple and doable. The challenge to create daily means you practice and learn lots quickly and you can come away from the course with seven mini videos of your life at the time. There’s the opportunity to try out stop motion too, with a lesson for shooting on your phone and ideas of how to include stop motion in your daily films.
MAKE VIDEOS – formally known as MAKE FILMS, which was created in 2016, and even though it was continually updated and has evolved over the years. I felt it needed a big change in 2021 because the online video content landscape has changed so much. And video is everywhere! Which is really exciting. The MAKE VIDEOS course follows a similar structure to the original course because I still love all of the projects so much. But it’s been updated and re-structured with more inspiration and ideas to fit with the types of video content that’s being created now.
There are shooting and editing lessons for phone and camera, plus editing on apps and desktop. It’s more project based with weekly videos to make. So it’s better for people who prefer a slower pace to learn and want to use a camera and/or a phone. The projects concentrate on a different type of video each week, like shooting in slow motion and time lapse, creating fun stop motions and video portraits, plus how-to demonstrations and telling the story of your weekend.
I always think the Handmade Film Making is a good one to start with because you can capture what you’re doing during the day and practice all the possible shots and get used to editing in an app and then people often take the MAKE VIDEOS afterwards, to go into the process more and develop their skills and storytelling.
If you just want to focus on just stop motion, then my course MAKE STOP MOTIONS is the best option. The course has four fun filled projects to work through, tips to get started, lots more inspiration and demonstrations, as I show my step by step process, using just a phone and the app – Stop Motion Studio. By the end of the course you will be equipped with knowledge and techniques to carry on making your own Stop Motion videos.