Film & Television Production

Ubuni offers training via short courses and workshops in Film and Television production.  We have already conducted several workshops in from 2014 - 2016 in Screenwriting, Writing for Episodic TV, Directing which resulted in participants producing a thriller short film (The Ghost Letter) to be distributed to the International Film Festival market in 2015. The film was nominated in 4 categories in the March 2015 Riverwood Film and TV Awards in the following categories:

  • Best Scriptwriter
  • Best Director
  • Best Sound
  • Best Student Film

All our workshop series provides an intensive and practical introduction to all aspects of filmmaking. Basics of screenwriting, directing, camera operation, lighting, sound and film editing are covered. 

Filmmaking Workshops

We also offer 1-2 day filmmaking workshops in the following areas with renowned film industry practitioners:

  • Basic Story Structure & Screenwriting
  • Writing for Episodic TV
  • Writing & Developing the Documentary
  • The Director's Craft
  • The Producers Role
  • Actors Workshop
  • Introduction to Cinematography
  • 2-Day DSLR for Video
  • 2-Day DSLR Lighting for Filmmakers
  • RED Camera Workshop
  • Shooting for Effects
  • How to raise funds for your production
  • Content Business - How to pitch to broadcast houses
  • Film and Law
  • Creative Entrepreneurship: Setting up a production business
  • Film Marketing

Music / Audio Engineering Training:

At Ubuni Music Academy, we believe in promoting excellence in the fields of the recording arts and music education. We offer training that equips people to unlock their musical talent by offering training in Audio Production & Music Instruction.   

The key learning areas are:

  • Analog & Digital Audio,
  • Microphones
  • Microphone Preamplifiers
  • Equalization
  • Compression
  • Recording Software
  • Mastering
  • Mixing
  • Effects & Plug-ins
  • Synthesis & Sampling
  • Recording Techniques
  • Marketing Your Music and Recording Services

Music Instruction:

The key learning areas are:

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Voice