Introduction to Professional Videography:
From Prep to Shoot

Course Outline

This course focuses on the production phases of pre-production and shoot, exploring industry contexts and examples to practice working in teams as well as individually to understand principles of storytelling in context with professional production phase execution.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Insights on pre-production and production phases
  2. Industry-focuses case studies and learning objective
  3. Create stories using proven professional storytelling techniques
  4. Project work and peer exchange

This course is not covering editing.


Course Cancellation/Postponement

CNM reserves the right to cancel or postpone any programme due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event that a programme is cancelled or rescheduled and the fee has been paid, CNM will refund the nett programme fee received.


Registration will typically close two weeks before the programme commencement date, or when the class is fully subscribed. Registration can remain open until course commencement date if training places are still available.


If accepted for the course, NUS requires pre-payment by credit card, bank transfer or a signed purchase order.

Substitution, Deferment, and Cancellation

The following policies and charges will apply for late notice of deferment or cancellation by participants, except for cases that can be waived based on compassionate or medical grounds.

  • Substitution
    • At least one week prior to programme commencement: no charge
    • Within one week to programme commencement: 5% of full programme fees
  • Cancellation
    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčWithin two weeks to programme commencement: 50% of full programme fees
    • Within one week to programme commencement: 100% of full programme fees
  • Deferment
    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčDeferment is permitted on compassionate or medical grounds. Relevant proof or documents must be submitted to substantiate the grounds.
  • Withdrawal
    • ‚Äč‚ÄčThere will be no refund of programme fees if notification for withdrawal is received after programme commencement.

NUS must be notified in writing of all substitutions, cancellations, deferments, and withdrawals.

Course Details

Date 13 October 2020 (Tuesday)
Time 9am - 5pm
Venue Course will be held online.
Price TBA


Who should attend?

Professionals seeking to deepen or broaden their knowledge in videography and the film industry, with a least a Polytechnic diploma.

Participants are required to have a (D)SLR. Access to microphones are recommended, but not required - participants who do not have a microphone will only be able to follow the lesson theoretically. Theory-based make-up tasks can be provided for participants who do not have gear access but want to participate to apply learning in the future, this needs to be communicated to NUS in advance.


For any enquiries on the course, contact Ms Melody Loh at, or Tel: 6516 7847


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