Virtual Events Production

Offered by School of Film & Media Studies

Short Course / 3 days (24 hours) / TGS-2022010981

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Asia’s events market is estimated to be worth half a trillion dollars by mid-2026, according to Allied Market Research. In the post-Covid world where virtual and hybrid events have become mainstream, this course will equip event professionals to keep pace with the evolving needs of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE).

Learning Outcomes

The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Introduction to Virtual Production
  • Foundations of good network infrastructure
  • Introduction to NDI and Dante connections
  • Selecting the right streaming platform
  • Pre-production and planning a show rundown
  • Tips for onboarding speakers from remote sites
  • Introduction to audio essentials and communications
  • Lighting and video formats

Practicum: Stream your very own production.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period:  TBC
Time: 9am – 6pm
Days: 3 days
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic


Day Time Topic Lesson Type
1 9am – 12pm Introduction to Virtual Production Lecture/E-learning
1pm – 6pm Pre-production and Planning Practical
2 9am – 12pm Intro to Production 1 – Audio / Lighting Practical
1pm – 6pm Intro to Production 2 – Video / Comms Practical
3 9am – 12pm Technical Rehearsal Practical
1pm – 6pm Live Production Practice Practical/Assessment


Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Day 1

Intro to virtual production (theory)
• Client scope/requirements (theory)
• Network infrastructure on NDI/Dante connections (theory)
• Selecting streaming platforms/microsites/hosting VOD (theory)

• Show Rundown/Planning a cue-sheet (theory & practical)
• Prep Speaker Onboarding (theory & practical)
• Rehearsals / Prerecording (practical)

Day 2

Production Part 1
• Intro to Audio & Coms /sound checks (theory & practical)
• Lighting Features (practical)
• Video standards (theory)
• Intro to TriCaster (theory)

Production Part 2
• Building the virtual set (theory/practical)

Day 3

Live Stream – Full day, hands-on session where we will execute the production and stream.

Break into teams for:
• Technical checks
• Onboarding/Pipping
• Streaming

Trainer's Profile

Lim Hsien Yong

Lim Hsien Yong is an audio-visual professional with 11 years of experience for large-scale, indoor and online events. He has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on digital media, while training the next generation of professional content creators at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He was the technical director for Tedx Singapore “The Undiscovered Country” held at NTU in 2015. Hsien Yong earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film & Television) from the Queensland University of Technology.


Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Entry Requirements

Individuals with or without any knowledge of virtual events are welcome to apply.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 25 Jan 2022 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)

Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023.

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Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$1171.80
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding*$348.29
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy*$131.29
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs*$131.29
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$351.54
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$134.54
Others (and Repeat Students)$1171.80