Non-Degree / Dates: 15-26 July 2024

Step into the world of visual storytelling with our two-week course on the basics of photography and videography!

Throughout this engaging program, participants will embark on an exciting journey, exploring the realms of captivating imagery and dynamic motion pictures.

In the first week, we’ll focus on photography essentials. From mastering camera settings to understanding composition and light, we’ll guide you through each step with warmth and simplicity. You’ll have hands-on experiences and plenty of artistic inspiration to fuel your creativity.

As we transition into the second week, we’ll delve into the art of videography. Together, we’ll learn about camera settings, equipment, and the magic of storytelling through storyboarding. In addition to classroom instruction, participants will have the opportunity to put their newfound skills into practice through immersive filming sessions in our state-of-the-art studios, allowing for hands-on experimentation and skill development under the guidance of experienced instructors.

By the end of our course, you’ll emerge with a newfound confidence in both photography and videography. Whether you’re a beginner or simply looking to enhance your creative abilities, our welcoming environment promises to make this journey a memorable and enjoyable one.

Join us as we explore the world of visual storytelling together!

Why this course?

  • Gain skills in both photography and videography to elevate content creation for work or personal projects.

  • Explore industry-renowned works for inspiration and insight throughout the course.

  • Jumpstart your portfolio with practical assignments, showcasing your abilities in both photography and videography.


Sofia Kusainova is a photographer and content creator with over 5 years of experience in the field. BA in Humanities, Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University, 2021. Experienced in collaborating with local brands across the Baltic region. Worked as a production assistant for Warner Bros. and Allfilm in 2019 while filming the movie ‘Tenet,’ directed by Christopher Nolan.

Artur Kriuk, a cinematographer and head of video production, has over ten years of invaluable experience in shooting, editing, and color grading for various projects, including motion and documentary films, corporate videos, commercials, music videos, and educational videos. BA in Art and Culture, OmSU, 2015. Participant of Jinzhen International Short Film Festival. Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Davinci Resolve, Photoshop, and Lightroom. Knowledgeable in social media and advertising platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


Classes take place from Monday to Friday from 10 to 13.30.


This meticulously crafted course is specifically tailored for beginners, offering a structured and supportive environment for those venturing into the realm of visual storytelling. The course is limited to 15 participants.

No previous knowledge in the field is needed.

Participants are required to provide their own camera capable of capturing both photos and videos, including any model of camera or smartphone with video capabilities.

Credit points


Assessment criteria: participation in at least 75% of classes, individual projects

Course fee


The fee includes studio rental, sound, light, and editing equipment, but not camera, actors, locations, costumes, decorations, transport, etc.

Accommodation, cultural programme and meals are not included in the price.