NIDA Found Footage: Horror Filmmaking, Grades 7-10

Holiday course

Discover the rapidly expanding sub-genre of Found Footage Horror within the industrial atmosphere of the regenerated rail yards at Carriageworks. With your fellow film makers, create your very own paranormal found footage documentary under the guidance of a NIDA expert . Employ elements of collage and documentary filmmaking including jump scares, hand held and point of view shooting. Explore creative development, directing and acting. Receive a copy of your film to terrify your friends.

Course components

  • Acting Technique: Explore characterisation and build technical skills through improvisation and the application of NIDA acting technique to an on-screen performance.
  • Production: Become familiar with a variety of roles in a creative and production capacity including camera operator, producer, writer and actor.
  • Filmmaking: Develop rehearse and produce a short film

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Children attending primary school grade equivalent holiday courses must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • NIDA staff will supervise students in courses for Grades 3–6 and Grades 7–10 in their breaks. These students will not be permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.
  • If you are running late to collect your child, please call NIDA reception on 02 9697 7600. NIDA will only provide supervision during advertised course times.

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