Make a Film on your Smartphone Workshop 2

Date and Time; Sunday 10th September, 11.00-1.30
Book on Eventbrite from mid-August

Age 15 +. Limited to 20 places

Venue; Portacabin, Donabate Portrane Community Centre.


A hand-held DJI Osmo Mobile 6 Gimble worth €162 will be awarded to the Director of the most outstanding film which matches the workshop’s brief. To be judged and awarded by Film Industry Professionals.

Pre-requisite to be included at booking.

To be completed before the workshop.

1. Download ‘Capcut’. Using the Smartphone you will bring to the workshop, open the App Store, enter ‘Capcut’ into the search bar, and download. To test the download worked click on the app icon on your home screen and it should start up.

2. Check you also have sufficient storage (15GB min.) on the smartphone

2.5 hours Workshop Outline

  1. Rule of Thirds – how to install grids on phone
  2. How to adjust exposure while filming
  3. Practicing filming and using ‘Capcut’ free software. Teleportation exercise task. Filming & short edit.
  4. Transitions/ Title card how to do
  5. Colour filtering
  6. Tips for making short films.
  7. Short film BRIEF My favourite place(s) on The Peninsula. A story based on a local landmark or documentary/ interviews at The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival event(s)
  8. Screening of shorts from workshop #2 made using the brief and Prize giving at ‘A Night at the Oscars’, Sunday 17th September, 7 pm. The Church of Ireland, The Square, Donabate