CURRICULUM

Course Descriptions, Lesson Outlines and Grading

ACT-ACTING

Learning Goals

The primary goal of this course is to increase the understanding of yourself and others. More specifically, you will learn to communicate with others using dramatic form; make creative and artistic decisions; develop problem solving skills; to build positive self-concept; to interpersonally relate with your peers.

Motivation

  • Setting Goals
  • Talent and Skills
  • Acting Journey
  • Actor’s Tools (Psych.)
  • Containing Concentration
  • Managing Stress
  • Managing Admirers
  • Industry Relationship
  • Work and Personal Life
  • Managing Scandals
  • Branding and Influencing
  • Social media for actors 1
  • Social media for actors 2

Acting for Film & TV

  • Actor's Tool...
  • Imagination
  • MAGIC IF...
  • Concentration
  • Characterization & Action
  • Motivation
  • Acting Techniques
  • Emotional Recall
  • The Inner Creative State

 

Speech

  • Speech and Voice Training
  • Vocal Warm up Exercises
  • How to start a Presentation
  • Great Openings and Closings
  • Voice Over Tips - Breaths

FVP-FILMMAKING

Learning Goals

This class is designed to enhance your understanding and appreciation of film and television. You will learn about the basic elements that distinguish films and television programs from other aesthetic forms, such as editing, cinematography, sound and set design, and how these components work together to develop stories and characters.

Directing

  • Creative Storytelling
  • Production Design
  • Post Production
  • Learn by Watching Movies
  • How to make Short Films
  • How to make Low Budget Movie or Short Film
  • 7 Filmmaking Mistakes as a Beginner
  • Rule of Movie Continuity

Multimedia Basics

  • Definition of Multimedia
  • Multimedia Element
  • Multimedia Application
  • Types of Media Files
  • Video Formats, Codecs and Containers
  • Video Frame Rates
  • Choosing Video Formats for Exports

 

Producing

  • Production
  • Production Management
  • Film Business 1-Funding & Promotion
  • Film Business 2-Film Distribution
  • Film Business 3-The Reality
  • Guilds and Association

 

Cinematography

  • Cinematography Basics
  • Cinematographer versus Director
  • Composition and Framing
  • Exposure
  • White Balance
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Aperture and F-Stop
  • Introduction to Lighting
  • Types of Lighting
  • Three-point Lighting
  • Cinematic Film Lighting
  • Shutter Speed and Angle
  • ISO
  • Camera Shots, Angles & Movements

 

 

Production Management

  • Cast & Crew Management
  • Managing a Production (Part 1)
  • Managing a Production (Part 2)
  • Managing a Production (Part 3)
  • Becoming a Production Manager

 

 

Screenwriting

  • Story and its Elements
  • Characters
  • Plots and Conflicts
  • Setting
  • Formatting a Screenplay
  • Advance Formatting
  • Becoming a Screenwriter
  • Guild of Writers

 

Yorùbá Language (Elective)

  • Àṣà Yorùbá
  • Lilo Èdè Sinimá
  • Àkanlo Èdè
  • Owe
  • Ìyánrọ̀ Fẹ́rẹ́ àti Ìtàn

 

 

GRADING

Course Completion 10%

Attendance and early completion of the lessons are always expected.

This will determine the score in this level.

Online Test Result 40%

Upon the completion of a course, student’s test result will determine the grade.

 

 

Camp Attendance 10%

Students must attend our 2-day film camp that will take place in two major locations, Lagos, and Ibadan; where

they would be trained by veteran actors and renowned filmmaker in the Nigerian Film Industry.

 

 

Short Films 40%

Five students will be paired to produce short films.

Each group will be assigned a director and a Producer from Filmmaking Department to direct and produce their shorts.

Individual performance in this level will determine the grade.