Filmmaking FREE Fast Track course

A basic filmmaking course for amateurs, taking them to a semi-professional level.

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This is a completely free, fast-track basics course for anyone starting out in filmmaking. It gives you a good grounding in everything you need to shoot good quality films, record good sound and know what to shoot.

It explains the basics of good editing and the various publication options available to you.


Whether you shoot video on a small camcorder, smart phone or GoPro this is the course for you if you want to know how to make films, what shots to get, how to manage the action and footage.

This is a perfect course for anyone wanting to shoot more sophisticated family, wedding or other such videos.

Learn the basics of how to get from one shot, to a whole sequence of shots to make a more sophisticated film that you can publish online and engage a wider audience.

This fast track course is for for amateurs and beginners wanting just the basics to make a decent start in filmmaking.

This entire course is completely free and will give you a good grounding to get into the industry and make decent films. It covers all the basics you'll need before moving on to the professional Master-classes also offered here. All of the Master-classes on the Dean Arnett video school are professional courses, designed for the broadcast and film industry.


Presumably, you'll already have access to a video camera and have a desire to imporve your shots and quality of your films. Any basic video camera, even a smart phone will be ok at this level, but in the course we'll talk about what extra kit you may need or what cameras give the best results.


At the end of the course, expect to have an understanding of how to get better material from your camera, how to shoot and edit better films and where you can share and publish those films.

The course covers...

- What's the best camera

- How to get decent sound

- What makes a good film

- What are the key shots to get

- The secrets of good editing

- Archiving, broadcast, online publication and theatrical screening

- Tips, tricks and must know info before you start filming

- And much more

So click on the ENROLL NOW button below. The course is completely free and you won't get charged a penny for any of it!

Your Instructor

Dean Arnett
Dean Arnett

Dean Arnett is a former BBC Academy media trainer and internationally award winning self-shoot documentary and corporate video producer.

He has shot, edited and produced documentaries for BBC, Discovery, BBC World, Amazon Prime, Al Jazeera and others. He has shot, edited and produced corporate videos for big global brands including; Dropbox, Oracle, ServiceNow, Orange, Microsoft, Casio and many others.

Dean Arnett has extensive broadcast and production experience. He travels the world sharing these skills through a variety of media training courses and workshops. He has a large portfolio of broadcast and corporate clients including; the BBC, ITV, STV, Facebook, MediaCorp, Financial Times, Press Association. Thomson Foundation, BBC Media Action, the Frontline Club and many others.

Dean Arnett particularly specialises in craft and story telling courses. He has been delivering camera and edit training for over 15 years, MoJo smartphone filming training for over 12 years and documentary and storytelling training for the last 10 years.

Dean Arnett has created ground breaking processes for helping producers find the essence and heart of a story that will compel and engaging audiences. This technique has demonstrated a day and night transformation for those newsrooms and broadcasters who have adopted it.

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's the content and structure?

The course is a video based presentation designed to be easy to engage with and convey as much information as possible, as efficiently as possible, without being overwhelming. You can ask questions in the online forums and Ill answer any questions as quickly as possible.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed squarely at filmmaking beginners, those wanting to make the step to semi-professional. If you're tempted by any of the Master-Classes here but feel you may be overwhelmed by the content then check this course out first. It's completely free after all. And you even get a 20% discount on other courses once you've completed it!

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