Course Description

This 24-hour introductory video production course will provide a strong understanding of the terminology and techniques for video production. You'll develop basic video and audio skills using readily available equipment and software. You'll also learn to create professional quality videos by using the same techniques used in high-end productions.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical exercises, you’ll develop the expertise to excel in the certificate and the confidence to pursue career opportunities in various industries.

All supporting course materials are included and accessible in the Brightspace (D2L) learning platform. You’ll need to bring your own cellphone or video camera capable of shooting HD video 1920x1080 @ 29.97 (30) fps with audio to class.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days prior to course start date.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to:

  • plan and produce a short multi-camera program
  • understand and apply camera settings and terminology using a smartphone
  • record quality audio using an external microphone with video
  • understand how to use basic lighting, stands and filters in production
  • perform simple video editing using multiple video files and audio tracks
  • use multiple delivery formats and create a finished master file
  • set up and record a basic live stream.

You’ll demonstrate your skill and knowledge acquisition through coursework and assessments during class time. 100% punctuality, attendance and participation in all classes on campus is required for an optimal learning and job-ready experience.

To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.

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AUDI-017 Introduction to Event Production and Content Creation is a mandatory prerequisite for this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Video Production 1: Fundamentals
Laboratory - In Person
W, M
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 04, 2024 to Oct 02, 2024
Laboratory - In Person
W, M
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 04, 2024 to Oct 02, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
You’ll need to bring your own cellphone or video camera, capable of shooting HD video1920x1080 @ 29.97(30) fps with audio to class.
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.

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