Film Making

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Film Making Short Course

Course Fee Duration Days*
AED 4,500 5 sessions / 30 hours Saturdays
(Excluding VAT)      
Next Starting Date Qualification Usual Timings*
19 February 2022 SAE Filmmaking Certificate 6pm - 9pm
Delivery Method Language  Age group 
On-Campus  English Young Creatives/Adults

* These times are based on how the course has been run in the past and are subject to change before each start date.



What you need to know about this course

This course covers the basic knowledge required to produce a short video, including screenwriting, directing, producing, digital camera operation, lighting, sound, and basic computer editing on an industry-leading application. The course is very ‘hands-on’ in its approach with students being exposed to the five stages of the video production process, as well as a range of industry-standard applications. Students will participate in short film production during the course and will understand the importance of Pre-production, production, and post-production. 

Who is it for

  • Anyone who wants to get substantial skills in filmmaking, such as basic camera handling, lighting, and editing
  • Budding filmmakers with a passion for creating short films, movies, or documentaries

Software Used

Adobe Premiere Pro


  • Scriptwriting
  • Pre-production
  • Working with film cameras
  • Location shots
  • Lighting techniques
  • Basic video editing
  • Foley recording and voice recording
  • Editing - basic color correction and editing
  • Distribution aspect - on how to market your film in all forms

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