Practical workshops and training exercises provide a well-balanced introduction to the technical craft of filmmaking and the art of visual storytelling. The programme covers the full production pipeline from script to edit.
9th January 2023
13th March 2023
10th July 2023
7th August 2023
MINIMUM ENGLISH LEVEL:
FILMMAKING THEORY & FUNDAMENTALS
The first week of the course introduces the theory and practice of filmmaking including story structure, directing, production management and visual storytelling. Starting with the script, you learn how a director works with actors and key collaborators, and the preparation needed to move into production.
TECHNICAL TRAINING & PRE-PRODUCTION
During the second week of the course you receive more intensive practical workshops including cinematography, sound, lighting and design. You practice with professional equipment and are allocated crew roles for the film shoot. Pre-production for the shoot takes place by the end of the week
In the final week you will have completed the shoot and enter the post-production phase of the course. You learn about the edit workflow, post- production sound and picture editing. On the final day you will export your own edit and watch the première screening of the group film.
The Certificate in Practical Filmmaking course is for students aged 18+. This intensive three-week course requires passion and dedication. It is a chance to experience real filmmaking with industry leading tutors and facilities, and we welcome applications for this course from anybody ready to work hard and begin their adventure in cinema.
Funded Places Available
We’re here to help every step of the way. If you would like to book a call with a member of our Admissions Team please fill out the form linked.