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Smartphone Video Shooting for Social Media

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Art & Design
Programme Type
Short Course
Offering Institution
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Contact Hours
6 Hour(s)
Programme Fee
Special Offer
2 Accompany Discount HKD$1,620.00 only
Lifelong Learning Subsidy HKD$900.00 only
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
67118M-16-V01 2024.09.14 Hong Kong Design Institute
Programme Fee
Special Offer
2 Accompany Discount HKD$1,620.00 only
Lifelong Learning Subsidy HKD$900.00 only
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
67118M-17-V01 2024.11.16 Hong Kong Design Institute


  • Affordable & Accessible but Professional
  • Video shooting, video editing and subtitling, voice over recording, till uploading to social media, all by your smartphone
  • Professional sound recording with limited budget
  • Use smartphone and gimbal to shoot special effects
  • One-day workshop to master smartphone video shooting techniques in just 6 hours



  • Apps for professional video recording
  • Videography introduction (sensor, resolution, aspect ratio, white balance, exposure, frame rate, framing)
  • Use of tripod and gimbal


  • Use of LED Light and Reflector
  • Interview Lighting

Sound Recording

  • Introduction of sound recording
  • Understanding microphone characteristics (directionality, mic and line level, etc)
  • Use of different types of Microphones (Lavalier microphones, wireless microphones)
  • Microphone setup for Interview


  • Use of mobile app for editing
  • Voice over recording
  • Sound Mixing (background music, volume control, etc)
  • Transition effects (3D transitions, wipes, fades, etc)
  • Add Caption and Subtitle

For more details: visit PEEC website


Notes to Applicants

Students are required to prepare their own equipment:

  • A smartphone installed with “iMovie”, or “PowerDirector”
  • Other equipment such as gimbal, motorised camera dolly, tripod, LED light and reflects are optional.



Students who complete the 6-hour course will be issued a digital Certificate of Completion.  


Entry Requirements

Suitable for applicants who are interested in this course


  1. Press the “Apply Online” button at the right-top corner of this page
  2. Complete the Online Application Form
  3. Upload the supporting documents required (e.g. for academic qualifications and work experiences)
  4. Settle the tuition fee (by bill payment via online banking or ATM; or by a crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council”)
  5. Submit the cheque or proof of the bill payment.
    • Bill Payment proof: ATM receipt or online payment confirmation (PDF or screencap; should include the bank name, payment status, transaction date, paid amount, and bill account code); can be submitted by email.
    • Cheque: write down your full name and the programme title on the back

Payment Methods and Bill Account Codes


Notes for Applicants:

  1. It is necessary for applicants to supply their personal data and to provide all the information required in the application documents, as otherwise, the Institute may be unable to process and consider their applications.
  2. To study in Hong Kong, all non-local applicants are required to obtain a student visa issued by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government, except for those admitted to Hong Kong for employment or as dependants, who do not need prior approval before taking up part-time studies. It is the responsibility of individual applicants to make appropriate visa arrangements. Admission to an HKDI programme/workshop does not guarantee the issue of a student visa. Applicants may wish to note that part-time courses are generally not considered by the Immigration Department for visa purposes.
  3. Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  4. Early Bird Discount will be counted on the postmark date (for cheque) or the transaction date (for bill payment).
  5. Commencement of classes depends on enrollment or other unexpected circumstances. The Institute reserves the right to make changes to the schedule, programme content, mode of teaching, and other advertised programme information. The Institute also reserves the right to cancel a course if there is insufficient number of enrollments.
  6. The information provided in the form will be used by VTC for admission, academic and programme administration, research, statistical, and marketing (including direct marketing) purposes.
  7. Assignments and works of students (in any formats, e.g. photos, videos, printouts, etc; including activities in and outside the classroom) may be used for teaching and marketing (including direct marketing) purposes.


Tel / WhatsApp: 3928 2777
Email: peec.hkdi@vtc.edu.hk

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