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DSLR Filmmaking master-class - Part 1

Part 1 of the definitive, comprehensive, professional online DSLR filmmaking Masterclass training course.

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The full DSLR filmmaking master-class has been divided in three parts to make it more accesible. This is part one.

Master your craft with the definitive, comprehensive online DSLR film making course right here. The definitive, award-winning filmmaking training course of choice for all DSLR cameras. Fully comprehensive, this course will walk you through all the stages of filming with a DSLR, with attractive and easy to watch visually-driven modules covering all the main stages of filmmaking process.

From how to use the camera, how to interview, how to manage light and deliver powerful stories, this course is what you need to enhance existing skills and embellish your experience.


This course is specifically for anyone using a DSLR camera capable of shooting video and includes: what kit you need, the best way to use the kit, how to plan your ficion or non-fiction film, what shots to get, how to do interviews, how to direct drama, what pitfalls to watch out for and much, much more. A course designed by active professionals for anyone from complete beginners to professionals wanting to improve their skills.


The course is focussed on the Canon 5D DSLR camera, but covers subject matter that applies to all DSLR cameras capable of shooting high quality video.


To take you to a professional level of filmmaking with a DSLR camera and equip you with the skills to make potentially award winning films.

Your Instructor

Dean Arnett
Dean Arnett

Dean Arnett is an ex-BBC, internationally award winning, self-shoot documentary producer and media trainer.

He has worked all over the world, most notably for the BBC and Discovery.

He is also an award winning media trainer, designing and delivering film and editing courses for video-journalists and self-shoot producers.

In 2014 he was awarded the coverted, 'Rising Star award' at the 2014 Canadian International Film Festival for his BBC documentary 'Burying the Past. He continues to shoot documentaries and deliver training for broadcast and commercial organisations all over the world, including: the BBC, Canon Europe, Press Association, The Frontline Club and many others.

Course Curriculum

  Session 1 - Lone Filmmaking
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days after you enroll

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
What is the style and content of this course?

The course is a video based presentation with some downloadable content. It is based on a syllabus developed for the BBC and other major global broadcasters. That original structure and content has been augmented with independent industry knowledge and info.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at anyone wanting to make films and video content with a DSLR camera. It is particularly popular with 'snappers' and stills photographers wanting to improve their offering by delivering video as well as stills.

How is this course different to the full DSLR course?

This essentially the first third of the same course. It allows you to take the full course but in three parts.

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