Digital Storyteller Bootcamp


In this camp, we will begin with why the brain is hardwired for storytelling and how the knowledge can help to craft a persuasive narrative that wins hearts and minds. Participants will be then exposed to equipment, techniques and software to learn everything about video production and make films while using Adobe editing suite. Participants will produce final unique short film project and a digital design portfolio.


How to Register


Contact Detail ( who to call for further info)

Name : Nur Syahadah


Telephone No. : 0192273019 / 03-83125788

Target Group: Young Innovators (age 15 and above)
Venue: Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Cyberjaya Campus

Meals and Certificate of Achievement will be provided

Module 1: The Art of Pitching
Level: Beginner
Duration: 3 days

  • Story of You: Start with the why
  • It’s all about the character: Understanding audience
  • Hero’s Journey: The ultimate back story
  • Get Personal: The emotional experience
  • Braintrust (PIXAR way): How to create & nurture culture
  • Paradigm Shifts: Reframing the conversation
  • The art of Pitch: Elevator pitch practicum

Module 2: Intro to Filmmaking & Video Production
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 4 days

  • Screenplay structure and camera functionality
  • Crew, storyboarding and scene blocking
  • How to direct and cinematography
  • Post production editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Effectively use sound and music in a film
  • Title design and basic visual effects with After Photoshop and After Effects

Module 3: Create Digital Content and Images
Level: Advanced
Duration: 4 days

  • Intro to digital photography and Photoshop
  • Graphic design with Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Design process, color theory, typography and recreate professional media and advertisements
  • Final Project: Create a unique short film and a digital design portfolio

Amir Shahlan was born in Malaysia, but grew up in many countries. His recent work makes use of video and animation to create contemporary “wayang kulit” (shadow puppet) images.

AN MFA graduate from George Mason University, Amir also lectures at Faculty of Cinemati Arts at Iskandar Puteri campus in Johor. Amir teaches coursework subjects including  documentary film-making, new modes of cinema, art direction and production design. He has vast experience in running workshops to prepare students for pitching and is very hands on in their ideation process.

Prior to joining academia in 2013, Amir worked in creative industry, including producing and directing videos and advertisements.

Fee: (inclusive sst)

Module 1: RM1780.80

Module 2: RM2374.40

Module 3: RM2374.40

(for refreshment, certificate of achievement, Welcome Kit (Tshirt , Gimbal & Cardioid Microphone))


3 days

Level: Beginner

4 days

Level: Intermediate

4 days

Level: Advanced