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WSP 341 — Shoot, Edit, and Produce Your Own Video with the iPhone

Quarter: Fall
Day(s): Saturday and Sunday
Course Format: On-campus
Duration: 2 days
Date(s): Oct 13—Oct 14
Time: 10:00 am—4:00 pm
Drop Deadline: Oct 6
Unit: 1
Grade Restriction: No letter grade
Tuition: $365
Instructor(s): Cielo de la Paz
Limit: 20
Saturday and Sunday
10:00 am—4:00 pm
Oct 13—Oct 14
2 days
Drop By
Oct 6
1 Unit
Grade Restriction
No letter grade
Cielo de la Paz
Tangerine, a gritty breakout indie hit from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises, one of which is that it was shot from start to finish on the iPhone 5s. Enter the new era of filmmaking and filmmaker. No longer does it take a Hollywood budget to bring motion picture creativity to the screen. All that’s needed is that handy Apple device carried in purse or pocket and a good storyline. In this course, students will shoot, edit, and produce their own “feature films” on an iPhone. You will learn about applications, accessories, and the techniques needed to create stunningly professional-looking film footage, as well as composition and storytelling basics. Then you will shoot, edit, and produce a compelling iPhone film. Once you add music, transitions, and filters as finishing touches, you will be ready to screen your movie. Upon completion of this workshop, students will be able to use an iPhone and several apps to produce a polished film.

This workshop is for students of all levels. An iPhone 6 or newer is required for the course, and students should be proficient with using their phone’s basic camera app. A list of apps from the Apple App Store to download to your device will be sent before the course begins. Students can expect to spend an additional $35 on these apps.

Cielo de la Paz, Photographer; Filmmaker

Cielo de la Paz has taught thousands of students how to make films using their phones, both in person and through TheStoryographist.com. Her photographs were used in the Apple “Shot on iPhone” ad campaigns, and she has been featured in Business Insider, USA Today, Cult of Mac, and BuzzFeed. Her work has received the Gold Campaign Cannes Lions Award, as well as honors from the Mobile Photography Awards and iPhone Photography Awards. Her work can be viewed at cielod.com.

Textbooks for this course:

(Required) (iPhone App), Filmic Pro
(Required) (iPhone App), LumaFusion