Sound, Lighting and Camera (mobile phone) Workshop


** UPDATE – Due to the current uncertainty around COVID restrictions, and the impact that wearing masks would have on this session – we have made the difficult decision to postpone to another appropriate time.  Please waitlist below to be notified of our new in person workshop date! **


Time:  9.00am – 1.00pm


Griffith Film School

South Brisbane


Workshop Title:

Tips & Tricks –

  • Sound on a Budget
  • Lighting on a Budget
  • Creating Content with your Phone


There’s plenty that will be covered in this engaging, hands on and very practical workshop including which microphones to use when you are planning to make a film with your phone, getting the right tools for the job, portable digital recorders, sound effects and storytelling, three point lighting and floor plan basics, how to do lighting with a light, what is cinematic lighting and lighting ratio, the five essential elements to shooting a shot, handheld vs tripod, colour vs black and white and camera vs mobile phone. The session will also introduce you to some basic tools and apps!

Program:  As part of the Essential Screen Festival we will be running multiple workshops to help prepare your entries. Sign up for our newsletter to find out more!

*In purchasing a ticket for this event, you agree that your ticket is non-refundable if you do not participate/attend the event.  If the event is cancelled due to reasons beyond Essential Screen Skills control (including due to COVID), the event organisers where possible will transfer your ticket to the new rescheduled event date (if applicable). 

SKU: ESS-ESF-SLC Categories: ,

Additional information

Ticket Type

Gateway Teachers, Students, General Admission