VR 360 Filmmaking

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Virtual Reality and 360 degrees filmmaking is fast becoming an integral part across industries, especially of the Media Industry. Introduction to VR 360 Filmmaking short course is a comprehensive 2-day workshop that empowers participants with the tools, knowledge and skills required to create their own live action immersive experiences using their phones and affordable tools.

Throughout the course, the instructor will provide a clear and precise explanation of the 360° filmmaking process and application; from pre-production to distribution. The content of the course includes terminology, theory, conceptualisation, production and post-production. This workshop is designed to offer an immersive, and hands on approach to learning this new medium.

Course Objective

By the end of the course, attendees should identify the differences between VR 360 and regular filmmaking. They would have experienced generating ideas for short VR content and turning them into a short film.

Course Outline

This is a 16 hours (2-days) course that covers the essentials of VR360 filmmaking using a mobile phone.

Day 1 consists of a theoretical introduction followed by ideation.

Day 2 will be followed up with putting those ideas into execution.

Suitable for

Digital content creators

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic understanding and experience with traditional video workflow is useful but not mandatory. Participants should bring a smartphone to review 360°material during classes.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate.

Trainer Profile

Ellie Ngim was a nominated Directing Fellow in the prestigious Busan Asian Film Academy 2015, an educational program hosted by the Busan International Film Festival. Past mentors of the program include Wang Xiaoshuai, Béla Tarr, Jia Zhangke, Hou Hsiao Hsien and Anthony Chen. Ellie’s journey in Media started in 2010 and her work has been screened in more than 6 international film festivals. She is currently a Director in Bert Pictures and BeVRR, and has shot for clients locally and overseas. She has also recently completed her first Feature length movie, titled ‘Uplift’ after successfully launching the first 360 VR lifestyle series, ‘Dining Stars’ during the Asian TV Festival in Singapore.

Lee Cheng Hui has over 30 years of experience in the Technical and Camera department in the Media industry. Lee is also a certified camera operator for aerial shoots and his more notable works include helming the camera as a cinematographer for SKII, community Chest and Changi airport.

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$96.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$256.80
Singapore Permanent Residents$256.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$96.80
Full Course Fee$856.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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