Media courses that you may be interested in are now signing up for early 2015, Short and weekend courses; 1-week, 5-week, 8-week and 10-week courses. Click on the links in the listing headings to get full details of the course.
Short and weekend courses
Smart Styling for the Web
Directing Drama for Film and TV
This course, focuses on the principles of directing drama, providing techniques for working with actors, capturing their performances and planning the most sympathetic coverage.
Sat/Sun, 24th-25th January, 10am – 6pm
This is very much a hands-on interactive workshop, with real-time filming using multiple DSLRs and equipment, with an emphasis on making your footage look ‘cinematic’.
Sat, 31st January, 10.00 am-5.30pm
Festival Screening Course – new*
Don’t get left on the shelf, get your films shown! Aimed at those with a short production ready to submit to festivals. Sunday 1st February, 10-4:30pm
Adobe Premiere Editing
Learn practical editing skills using this leading software package, (suitable for PC and Mac users). Sat/Sun, 7th-8th February, 10am-4:30pm
Introduction to Photoshop
This course introduces digital imaging concepts and techniques using Adobe Photoshop. Sat/Sun, 14th-15th February, 10am – 4pm
Adobe After Effects
This course is a great introduction to leading industry special effects and compositing program. Sat/Sun, 21st-22nd February, 10am – 5pm
Location Sound Workshop
Location Sound workshop focuses on both mixing and recording; it looks at a wide variety of microphones and techniques, and gives the theoretical background you need.
Sat/Sun, 21st-22nd February, 10am – 5pm
Introduction to Digital Video
This enjoyable taster course is a hands-on basic introduction to using digital video cameras and editing. Sat/Sun, 28th February – 1st March, 10:00 – 4:30pm.
Reel Women – Intro Video Production for Women
This course is designed for women wishing to make their first step into video production.
Tues 3rd – Thurs 5th March, 9:30am-2:45pm
A one-day workshop aimed at those who have some experience of semi-pro/pro camcorders, but want to create better images. Sat, 7th March, 10-5:30pm
This course introduces students to the principles of lighting, giving you a better understanding and confidence to deal with different lighting situations. Sun, 8th March, 10-5:15pm
Creative VJ – Make Music for your Eyes!
At the crossroads between DJing, live cinema and the visual arts, VJing is a truly 21st century art form. Thurs/Fri 12th-13th March, 11am-6pm
Introduction to Screenwriting
For those wishing to write their first screenplay or touch up on writing skills.
Sat/Sun, 14th-15th March, 10am-4pm
Film Producing on a Microbudget
This course strips away the mystique of film making and explains in a very practical way how to make and then market your film. Sat/Sun, 21st-22nd March, 10-4:30pm
Stop Motion Animation
Create stop motion animations using different media and techniques, in this creative hands-on workshop. Sat/Sun, 11th – 12th April, 10am – 4pm.
Final Cut Pro X
FCP X can prepare footage for quick, automatic fixes of defects such as camera shake, rolling shutter and colour balance. Sat/Sun, 14th – 15th March, 10am-4.30pm
Responsive Web Design for the mobile web
Responsive Web Design creates websites for visitors equally from the smallest smartphone to the large desktop, without multiple versions of the site. We explore the issues and create websites that adapt to their environment by using fluid, proportion-based grids, flexible images and media queries. In addition we look at displaying only essential content when the viewing environment is limited on a small screen smartphone. 11 – 12 April, 9am – 5pm.
3 Day Video Production Course
This new intro covers the whole process of video production from start to finish; over the 3 days you will produce an advert for a community group. Mon, Tue, Wed, 13th, 14th, 15th April, 9:30 – 2:45pm.
Advanced topics such as closure, scope, module patterns, hoisting, and working with a prototypal language, are introduced. We discuss strategies for managing scope and introduce encapsulation, namespaces, module patterns and closure. Saturday 20th June, 10am – 5pm.
This introduction to video-making covers the whole process of video production from the initial idea through to a finished film. 1 Week Course, starts 23rd March, 10am- 4.30pm
In this practical hands-on course students are taught the main principles of Documentary Production before going on to research, develop, schedule and plan a short documentary.
5 week course: 16th February -16th March, 7pm-9:30pm
New Screenwriting Workshop
A bespoke discussion-based follow-up to the Introduction to Screenwriting Course in which more individual attention is given to developing each participant’s project from concept to finished script. 8 weeks course, starts 18th January -15th March 2015, 6:15pm-8:15pm
Film Oxford’s flagship beginner’s course is designed for those wishing to make their first step into video production. 8 Weeks Evenings and 2 Weekends, starts 3rd February, 7-10pm
Intermediate Web Design and Development
19 January – 23 March, 5:30pm – 8pm.
Introduction to Dynamic Websites
This introductory course enables students to supplement their skills and experience of website design, offering hands-on practical knowledge of PHP and MySQL and providing experience of designing and building a Content Management System for a website, using a visual artist’s online gallery as the example. 21 January – 25 March, 5:30pm – 8pm.