Drama Practice    Entries OPEN

Wednesdays 17:30 - 20:00
Dates 13 February - 24 April 2019
Contact Sessions 8 classes (20 hours)
Venue Building F2 Room G16
Course Fee R3000 per person
Course Materials
Comfortable clothes
Pencils and other writing materials
Flip File
Notebook
Course Reference Code Q22

Drama Practice is aimed at any person who is interested in acting, or would like to develop their confidence through acting techniques. Aspects that are dealt with include body work and movement, voice work, mime skills, directing, song and dance, choreography, text analysis, character analysis and dialogues. The short course familiarises participants with core acting techniques to gain a basic understanding of the interpretation and presentation of dramatic texts. Group members will stage a show by the end of the course.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

There are no admission requirements relevant to this short course. See above for course materials required.

 

Music Technology    Entries OPEN

Tuesdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates 8 May - 11 September 2019
Contact Sessions 12 classes (24 hours)
Venue Building K1 Computer Lab 120
Course Fee R3750 per person
Course Materials 16GB USB Flash Drive required
Course Reference Code Q15

Music Technology is an integrated component of multimedia and aimed at those who are interested in acquiring knowledge and skills applicable to the music and sound technology industry. After successfully completing this short course participants will have the necessary practical skills and knowledge to use music software effectively (these include sound mixing, sound editing and sound balancing). Sound mixing and sound editing in particular are highly valued in the context of large-scale public events such as music concerts and public performances that involve large crowds.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this short learning programme is an NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills.

 

Video & Film Editing    Entries OPEN

(One-day workshop) 

Saturday 13 April 2019

Morning Session: 09:00 - 13:00
Afternoon Session: 14:00 - 18:00

Contact Sessions 1 day, 2 sessions (8 hours)
Venue Building F2 Multimedia Lab 120
Course Fee R1500 per person
Course Materials Provided at workshop (*see below)
Course Reference Code Q16

Video and Film Editing is a full-day workshop aimed at those who want to learn how to use a digital video camera successfully and how to transfer recorded material to DVD format by means of the software programs iMovie, Apple Final Cut Pro and iDVD. The workshop is structured as follows:

 

Practical work

  • Basic cinematography
  • Introduction to directing
  • Video and film formats
  • Editing aesthetics

 

Digital transformation

  • Basic software training in Adobe Premiere
  • Basic technical editing
  • Editing techniques on iMac
  • Finishing video work and formatting for high definition (HD) television and DVD applications by means of iDVD

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this workshop is a NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills. *Participants will have to obtain and bring their own flash drive to contact sessions. Although not a prerequisite, participants are welcome to bring their own digital handheld cameras (that can record onto DVD, hard drive or USB data drive) along with all the cables required by the camera. Cameras will be available during the workshop for those who do not posess their own video cameras. Video sequences will also be available for manipulation on computer. Please also note that a maximum number of twelve enrolments will be accepted on a first-to-register basis. Own refreshments should be catered for during the lunch break.