Videomaking 101 Shoot Edit Publish

Sydney - Apr 30 2018

AFTRS Sydney
Apr 30 2018 - May 04 2018
Attendance Pattern
5 days, Mon - Friday, 9am-5pm
Devris Hasan
Course fee
$1200 / $1080

Do you - or your staff - want to shoot, edit and upload your own short videos for your corporate website, social media marketing or just for your own interest? Then this course is for you.


  • Basic camera operation

  • Basic video making principles -- how to get good production values and creativity into even the simplest of video production

  • Data management and ingesting your video footage

  • Basic editing skills using Adobe Premiere Pro (part of the Adobe Creative Suite)

  • Uploading your video in a variety of formats, and publishing to a range of social media platforms

This is a hands-on, technical course with a small class size, designed to get you up-to speed quickly with making professional quality short videos. It does not cover video graphics in any depth.

Participants will use AFTRS equipment initially but are encouraged to bring in their own camera during the week .


'Best Course ever. Great Practical lessons. So much is translatable to my work!'

'Awesome! I learnt more in (this course) than I have in working in production for several years. Great tutor!



Dev Hasan is a Cinematographer/Filmmaker/Lecturer who has been working in the Australian film and television industry for over 12 years. He completed an Advanced Diploma in Film & TV at TAFE WA in 2001 and then went on to graduate from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in 2006 with a Masters Degree in Cinematography.

Devris has experience in film, television, corporate and documentary production and has worked throughout Australia, including with leading production companies such as Granada, ITV Studios and Southern Star Endemol and commercial organizations such as Tourism Australia. His most recognised position to date was Director of Photography on the 26 x 30 minute children’s series Trapped, filmed in Broome, WA for Channel Seven.

Devris has a great understanding of the film making process. He is also up-to-date with current film technology and cutting edge equipment and working in a modern multi-platform digital environment that makes it possible to teach remotely. Devris has been lecturing in film production for over 7 years at numerous film schools and institutes across the country.


One of AFTRS Open's most popular tutors, Gareth Tillson has pursued a career in cinematography since he saw the light during a shoot at New York Film Academy in 1998. Graduating from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (MA Cinematography) in 2004 with the AFTRS High Achievement in Cinematography Award, Gareth has since established himself as a freelance cinematographer in Sydney.

Gareth shoots shorts, docos, commercials and music clips. His debut feature as cinematographer, LBF, premiered at SxSW Film Festival in 2011 and has played at Perth Revelations and Sydney Film Festivals. He also teaches regularly for AFTRS Open.



10% Early Bird Discount is valid up to 28 days from start of the course.


Have any questions? Please get in touch: or 1300 065 281

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