JASON FLEMYNG: TEN THOUSAND HOURS – PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES

On Thursday 18th May, Central Film School had the pleasure and privilege of hosting a guest lecture and Q&A session with renowned screen actor Jason Flemyng. Jason has worked in over a hundred and fifty films and television shows, including notable roles in Boiling Point, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Snatch and Lock, Stock …

Celebrating 15 Years of Central Film School: A Remarkable Anniversary Party

Lights, camera, celebration! Central Film School recently marked a significant milestone in its journey as it proudly celebrated 15 years of excellence in the film industry. The occasion was nothing short of spectacular, as the school hosted a remarkable anniversary party on May 4th. The event brought together industry partners, local schools, and businesses to …

Mantaro – An interview with Morgan Quashie

What was the inspiration behind the story of Mantaro? Mantaro is a short psychological sci-fi thriller about Alex, a young woman who discovers there’s a sinister side to the brand-new, all-knowing delivery service she signs up for.  The first draft of the script was written way back towards the end of 2018, after a conversation …

My Screenwriting Journey Part 3 – A Reflection on ‘Introduction to Writing Drama’.

In our second term, BA Filmmaking and BA Screenwriting students split to focus on our chosen disciplines. In BA Screenwriting, our module was ‘Introduction to Writing Drama’, a thorough exploration of all the techniques used to lay down a strong foundation in writing for the screen. Over the course of the term, we covered everything …

My Screenwriting Journey Part 2- A Reflection on ‘Visual Storytelling’.

A five minute film in a single location with no dialogue allowed. Definitely an interestingchallenge for our first film shoot! This was the first extremely practical module in our first term and all the better for it! Whatwas great about the first term of Central Film School was the focus of making a short film …

My Screenwriting Journey Part 1

A Reflection on ‘Screen Studies’. The number one thing to do to develop your film knowledge? Watch films of course! Our very first module at Central Film School focused on watching and dissecting a diverse range of films throughout the ages. From modern masterpieces to classic westerns, from groundbreaking surrealism to contemporary kung fu, and …

Spike Lee – The Man, The Activist

Spike Lee is an African American writer and director whose renegade spirit, talent, tenacity and need for honest storytelling has allowed him to enjoy a thirty year long career and become the most significant African American director in history. Before Spike’s 1986 debut ‘She’s gotta have it’ black actors were largely instructed by white American …