From scriptwriting to finished film, a chance to learn about the fundamentals of filmmaking.


Course duration: 3 weeks

Course dates: 23rd July – 9th August 2019

COURSE Description

Course highlights include:

  • Create a short film from initial idea through to post production
  • Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking
  • Storyboard Development: Narrative Techniques
  • Script Writing and Developing Drafts
  • Production Design
  • Casting and Rehearsals
  • The Art of Directing; Working with Actors
  • Lighting a Scene
  • Camera Angles and Shot Selection
  • 2 – 3 Days Live Film Shooting
  • Editing and Post Production techniques
  • Sound Editing
  • Film screening with group critique

The UK film industry continues to be one of the world’s greatest providers of cinematic entertainment, and asks for passion, creativity, technical ability, vision, research and commitment. Ideal for those with an interest in pursuing film or media-related studies, this intense and fast-paced course will give you the chance to explore a variety of roles within the filmmaking process and develop an understanding of both the creative and technical aspects of making a film.

Working in small groups you will develop a screenplay, shooting script and storyboard for a short fiction film, taking part in pre-production tasks such as casting, and developing a narrative, before beginning the live film shoot and post-production sessions.

You will have the opportunity to work with live actors on set and learn the art of directing; finished films will be screened at the end of the course for group critique and to add to your showreel.


Excluding accommodation: £2,295

Including accommodation: £3,495