Video Content Creation


Video Content Creation


This course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of creating, producing, and editing video content for marketing purposes or personal projects. Using a smartphone or digital camera, you will learn the skills necessary to professionally produce engaging pieces that capture the attention of the viewer.

Through fun hands-on projects and group work, you will gain experience in pre-production, production, and post-production processes. You will learn the basics of shooting with a digital device, including how to choose the right settings, as well as lighting techniques for different types of shots.

You will also learn how to create compelling stories, develop effective scripts, and visuals, as well as how to use video editing software to create engaging content for platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, and social media.

Topics covered include storyboarding, shooting techniques, lighting, and editing. By the end of the course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge to create professional-quality video content for captivating storytelling and engagement.



In addition to the in-person meetings that will take place on Saturday and Sunday, this class will include pre-assignments and post-assignments as part of the 36-hour class.

You will be invited to join Google Classroom 2 weeks before class starts, which is the platform we use for our class. Check your spam folder, as invitations to join Google Classroom sometimes end up there. Please make sure you register for the course with a valid email address, since this is where you will receive the invitation and later, your certificate. Your email has to be Google compatible, so it’s best to use gmail, outlook, hotmail or yahoo. If you do not receive a notification to join Google Classroom, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to contact us.

Pre-assignments will be posted on Google Classroom 2 weeks before class starts. Make sure you join Google Classroom early and complete the assignments BEFORE coming to class. It will take you approximately 9 hours to complete.

Post-assignments will be posted on Google Classroom on the weekend of class, and also consist of 9 hours. You will have 3 weeks to complete the post-assignments. You must complete them in order to receive your course completion certificate. The course completion certificate will be emailed to you, on the following Thursday, after the official class end date.

Certificates. It is NOT possible to receive your certificate before the class officially ends, so register early to allow yourself time to finish the course and meet your educational deadline! After the in-person class portion, you will have 3 weeks to complete the post-assignments. Your certificate will be awarded the following week. You MUST successfully complete all pre- and post- assignments in order to receive your course completion certificate.



Attendance is mandatory Saturday and Sunday. If you are late or leave early, you will not receive a course completion certificate. Please note, that this is a weekend intensive class and the days are long. We expect you to come to class well rested and ready to participate.

$295 | **IN-PERSON** | 36 hours (equivalent to 3 credits)
Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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$250 | **ONLINE** | 36 hours (equivalent to 3 credits)
Saturday 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Contact Information

Office of Continuing Education
161 Newkirk Street, Room E504
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4224