Become a great filmmaker Create memorable magical stories

Turn your unique ideas into scripts and bring it to life, through the art form of Cinema.
Become a great filmmaker Create memorable magical stories
File Size :
1.87 GB
Total length :
1h 38m



David Ritchie


Last update

Last updated 2/2021



Become a great filmmaker Create memorable magical stories

What you’ll learn

After this course, you will be able to identify the essence of what makes your protagonist’s story unique and be able to structure it in such a way as to creating an engaging narrative for your audience.
Be able to write your script in the correct format and organise the right cast and crew and prepare your paperwork for the production
Be familiar with filming equipment (Camera, Sound, Lighting and rigs) to produce your picture
Gain knowledge of Mise-en-scene and use the right techniques of set design, costume, frame composition, camera movement, light and colour to enhance the mood and tone of your picture
Compile your film with the right editing techniques, colour grading and titles
Distribute your film to the right audiences and open doors for further opportunities

Become a great filmmaker Create memorable magical stories


No prior film knowledge is required. Only a passion to develop a particular story


In today’s digital landscape, the right story has tremendous potential to have meaningful impact.Whether it is a fictional idea that explores the deepest themes of being human; an innovative business solution you need to advertise or a documentary that illuminates the hidden truths, a well written story in the form of a film can take your endeavours to new heights.We’ll cover the essentials in this course to take you from Joe to James Cameron and your idea from zero to hero:Act 1: The StoryProtagonistStory StructureCharacter DevelopmentThemesGenreAct 2: Pre-ProductionWriting your scriptScript formatFrom pages to stagesCast and crewPaperworkAct 3: ProductionEquipmentMise-en-Scene part I – (Set Design, Costume, Make Up)Mise-en-Scene part II – (Lighting and Colour)Mise-en-Scene part III  – (Frame and composition)SetiquetteAct 4: Post-ProductionsSoftware, ingestion and categorisationThe 6 rules of editingMusic and sound tipsColour grading and titlesRough to RenderedAct 5: DistributionMarketing pyramidPress release materialDistribution optionsWhat next?By the end of this course you will have gained the necessary knowledge and skills to finally produce a quality film that explores what you’re looking to communicate with the world! After that you will be able to enter the advertising and marketing world or perhaps create cinematic stories for the small screens and the big ones.It all starts with an idea, and this course will help you light that up!


Section 1: ACT I: Storytelling

Lecture 1 The Protagonist

Lecture 2 Story Structure

Lecture 3 Character Development

Lecture 4 Themes

Lecture 5 Genre

Section 2: ACT II: Pre-Production

Lecture 6 Writing your Script

Lecture 7 Script Format

Lecture 8 Pages to stages

Lecture 9 Cast and Crew

Lecture 10 Paperwork

Section 3: ACT III: Production

Lecture 11 Equipment

Lecture 12 Mise-en-scene: Set Design and Costume

Lecture 13 Mise-en-scene: Light and Colour

Lecture 14 Mise-en-Scene: Frame Composition

Lecture 15 Setiquette

Section 4: ACT IV: Post-Production

Lecture 16 Software, ingestion and categorisation

Lecture 17 Six Rules of Editing and Other Techniques

Lecture 18 Music and Sound Design

Lecture 19 Colour Grading and Titles

Section 5: ACT V: Distribution

Lecture 20 Marketing Pyramind

Lecture 21 Press Release Material

Lecture 22 Distribution Options

Lecture 23 What Next?

This course is for anyone looking to tell stories, marketing or enter the film industry

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 1h 38m | 1.87 GB
Created by: David Ritchie

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