Educational Filmmaking - June 2020
DateJune 16 - July 07, 2020
This course, to be delivered remotely, is designed to introduce those working in the non-profit, environmental and educational sectors to digital video content creation. Taught by Stefania Gorgopa of Raincoast Education Society, the focus will be on storytelling with educational content and using the equipment we have readily available to us; all you need is a smartphone and a computer! Participants will gain hands on experience writing stories for video, setting up a shot and building a scene. Class assignments will build towards a final video project. Learn tips and tricks for awesome looking video, no professional equipment required. Start filming, editing, and sharing your own content today.
About the instructor:
Stefania Gorgopa is the Communications Director with Raincoast Education Society. Her formal film education began with the inaugural Scientific Filmmaking course offered at the Bamfield Marine Science Center in 2009. Since then she has made several short films about scientific research, winning second place at the University of Victoria’s Research Reels competition in 2017. She has trained extensively in the areas of science communication and community engagement while pursuing her Masters of Science in Environmental Studies.
Session 1: 2hrs in virtual class, plus homework
Lessons #1 Story and Lesson # 2 Shooting
Session 2: 1hr in virtual class, plus homework
Lessons #3 Editing
Session 3: 1hr in virtual class, plus homework
Lesson #4 Audio
Session 4: 1hr in virtual class, plus homework
Lesson #5 Sharing & Publishing
Participants are encouraged to concurrently participate in the upcoming Sustainable Development Goal workshops, to learn about the SDGs and discuss how we can work together in our region to support the global goals.