NQ Creative Industries - Digital Film and Photography

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Lights, Camera, Create! Welcome to Film and Photography


Jump into the creative world of visual media and content creation in this hands-on introductory course. Through a series of fun, engaging projects, you'll learn fundamental techniques for both filmmaking and photography. Start by exploring basic equipment like cameras, lighting, and audio. Then dive into core concepts from composition to editing methods. Put it all together as you write, plan, shoot, and edit your own short films and photo series. This project-based course not only teaches technical skills but builds visual storytelling ability. No prior experience required - just bring your creativity. By the end, you’ll have exciting portfolio pieces in film and photo to spark new creative pursuits. If you’re eager to start creating compelling video and photo content, this course will kickstart your skills.



Entry requirements for this course include:

  • Four National 4 passes
  • Four Standard Grade passes
  • Equivalent groups of modules, units or courses at Intermediate 1/2
  • Relevant experience may also be considered. You will also be required to undertake an interview.

On this course, you will undertake units on the following:

  • Understanding Photography
  • Working with Photographs
  • Photographing People and Places 
  • Basic Lighting for Camera 
  • Basic Video Editing 
  • Scriptwriting 
  • Directing for Single Camera 
  • Introduction to the Film Industry


Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: