Focus: A quick look at framing the shot (camera angles and distance), as well as basic video editing.

What will you do? Learn the basics of using the camera effectively for film making, including assembling a short movie with basic video editing. See below for more information.

Ability level: Beginner. No previous course needs to be completed to attend this course.

Age range: Available for all TECH:CLUB age groups. The courses will begin with the assumption that the children are new to animation and then progress at differentiated speeds based on the age group of the club and the ability of each individual child.

When is it on?:

Mini:Clubs are one-off sessions, they last 60 minutes. We are currently taking bookings for the clubs detailed below:

Teen Club: Wednesday 16th December @ 17:00


Required device(s):
  • If using a laptop/ desktop then you will need a separate camera and way of uploading the footage to your computer (e.g. plug the camera into your laptop with a cable or upload via Google Drive)
  • Works on most devices – laptop/ desktop (Windows and Mac), iOS/ Android
Required software:
  • NAME: Adobe Rush
  • COST: Free version available
  • DETAILS: Windows and Mac versions come with three free exports – don’t complete any exports until you use it during TECH:CLUB
  • Cocoon TECH:CLUB works best on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

Course Content

Skills learned

  • The impact of using different camera angles
  • How distance between camera and subject effects a shot
  • Framing a shot
  • Basic storyboarding
  • Basic video editing

End Product

A simple short film on a subject of your choice, ready to share with friends and family.

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Other Skills Learned

  • Upload files to the cloud
  • Share a cloud folder
  • Create an ePortfolio
  • Share project safely through the
    cloud (with friends and family)

The Learning Journey

- For beginners and seasoned 'techies' - we scaffold the learning

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