Short Filmmaking Using Smartphone for Kids (Live Virtual Classroom)

Short Filmmaking Using Smartphone for Kids

Duration: 6 sessions | 2 hours/session

Fee: ₱6,000

Is your child a natural storyteller and keen with smartphones? This is a great workshop for them! This is a beginner course that will help kids get started in filmmaking, creating story telling videos which they can share with family and friends on any online platforms. This covers the film process from concept to completion.

This course provides live instructor-led lecture and discussion, student participation through shooting and editing assignments using Zoom, Google Classroom, shooting equipment and editing application.



Day 1

  • PCCI Anywhere Orientation
  • Set parameters based on convenient characters and locations
  • Narrative structure: a cursory exploration of the Hero’s Journey, 3 Act Structure, and Save the Cat – Brainstorm as a cohort, brainstorm as individuals

Day 2

  • Present individual concepts for peer review
  • Cohort takes all of the ‘bad’ ideas and workshops the major beats for 3-5 story lines.
  • Case study – analyze and deconstruct a short film
  • Intro to how to direct: production design, camera movement, camera angles, acting, sound design, and editing.
  • Individuals continue to brain storm story lines considering production design, cinematography, sound design, and editing – basic storyboard

Day 3

  • Participants will present storyboards to cohort for peer review
  • Cohort will finalize brainstorm and storyboard major beats of 3-5 story lines
  • Participants finalize their creative treatments to include production design, storyboards, production schedules

Day 4

  • Workflow – Organizing your files
  • Introduction to editing

Day 5

  • Rough Cuts and Peer Review

Day 6

  • Final Cuts

Disclaimer: Instructor may adjust the lessons covered based on the class progress and the number of participants.


This course is for kids age 9 to 15 or anyone interested in filmmaking.


  1. Participants should have access to their own equipment. Any camera or a cell phone with video function will do.
  2. Editing will be done via computer or even with a cellphone with a free editing app.
  3. Students must also have the following: Zoom application, Gmail account (for Google Classroom) and stable internet connection.


    1. Includes e-certificate of completion
    2. Lifetime Free Refresher  (You may attend again the same course,  free of charge, on a space-available basis.)
    3. Alumni discount
    4. Enroll in our L2C (Learning to Certification) programs and get a globally recognized certificate. This course is part of:

Fees: ₱6,000 inclusive of VAT.
Includes materials & e-certificate at the end of the class.

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Duration:  6 sessions | 2 hours per session | 12 hours total

Schedule: This is a multi-day non-consecutive course program. Make sure to check the actual days and class hours per session. To register, click the "Register" button in the UPCOMING SCHEDULES below the page.


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This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.