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Not quite photography but I wonder if anyone knows of any courses to help a beginner to develop their (documentary) film making skills


It seems quite a tech heavy subject these days and I am struggling to know where to start


Dont mind paying  (or travelling a bit) but it would have to be weekends or evenings



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Hello Skink,


Do not go on a course! 
Become an autodidact. 
Start with DIY


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePoHiFFl3hI lots more let YT be your guide, learn when you want to/need to know something


This is the one I made from plastic conduit, a cut off bit of 1/4 (Whitworth) all thread and some plastic weld stuff.


I used a Panasonic GH1 with Mr L.Powells  super reliability hack: https://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/334/gh1-75mbps-peak-reliability-setting-v2-update/p1
Buy a GH1 for peanuts and learn how to do this with it you can make superb videos


Find some simple free video software not DaVinci Resolve or the Adobe offerings. If your game for a try, YouTube, Power Director 19.1 Download Handbrake to make your vid file small enough to use WeTransfer both free.


The iPhone 4 also cheap used to make "Tangerine" won a prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The guy who made it was broke, story: https://www.historyofinformation.com/detail.php?entryid=4786

Enough about stuff!

Take your simple rig out and do something with it!
Want some inspiration? Lots here: https://www.artjobs.com/ 100's of listings.


Learn from your mistakes, you will fall down every hole, but what goes in never comes out! Them as never made a mistake never made anything.


Submit to an Art Call


Make that simple rig if you've got a phone already go out and DO IT Next Week.


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