ONSITE: Introduction to Filmmaking (A)

Learn how to compose, move, and sequence shots to visually deliver information and make a compelling short film. Concepts and theories related to cinematography and editing will be introduced.

Special Notes

  • Students are required to bring notebooks or note-taking devices. They will supply their own SD cards for shooting, and a digital camera. 1TB external hard drive for editing is preferred but not required (If you would like to keep making films and videos in the future, it will be good to have a hard drive from the beginning). Students can use phones with video-recording abilities or any digital cameras (DSLR/mirrorless). Teacher will cover the basic digital camera manual operation (like aperture triangle) so it would be helpful for those who want to learn that aspect.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.

About the Instructor

Fanxi Sun

Fanxi Sun is a Chinese multidisciplinary artist working with moving and still images, sound, and performance. In all forms of work, Sun creates a subjective, metaphoric reality where thoughts are transformed into senses, and objects are transformed back and forth among different states. Her works have been shown at various film festivals and galleries across the world. She received her MFA in Photography and Film at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2023.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Filmmaking (A)

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Class Details
November 13 - November 179:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $190.00
Member Tuition: $171.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Fanxi Sun
Level: Beginner