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From writing screenplays to acting, film production to distribution and promotion, so much goes into the creation of a work of cinema. Film courses at universities and academic institutions in the UK tend to look at a particular aspect of the film production process and build students' academic qualifications through improving competence in this area. Theoretical and practical lessons are integral to film courses in the UK.

Graduates from secondary school, bachelors or graduate degree programs are qualified to apply for film courses in the UK. Generally lasting a few days to several months, there is often a high level of flexibility in choosing film courses, as some schools offer them on a part time or full time basis. This flexibility makes it possible for working professionals to enroll in film courses in the UK and develop their skills or learn more about a subject that has always been of personal interest. Businesses, too, often find it valuable to enroll their employees in film courses as a fun and interesting way to work on team building, communication and creative thinking in an academic environment.

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Future Filmmakers Programme Oxford Gap Year (for ages 17-19)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 12 weeks January 2016 United Kingdom Oxford

Take your film idea from "script to screen" in just 12 weeks under the personal supervision of award-winning film producer Bruce Windwood. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Fuel your passion for Film Oxford Royale Academy’s Future Filmmakers Programme is a dynamic and creative course, designed to take students from “concept to screen” over a period of twelve weeks. An immersive introduction to the practicalities of Filmmaking, this course is a suitable for students keen to take their first steps in the business, as well as those looking to build or expand an existing portfolio. In general, the course suits students who demonstrate a strong desire to work in the industry through their personal portfolio, film-related education or previous employment. However, no prior Film experience is required. The Future Filmmakers Programme is a three-month residential course centred around the production of a short film. Yarnton Manor is a ready-made film set teeming with creative inspiration: ORA students have the unique opportunity to live and shoot their film in the historic Jacobean Estate. This is an intensely practical course designed for the scriptwriters, producers, and directors of tomorrow. The Principal Photography aspect of the course utilises industry standard equipment and allows students to work alongside professional actors and film crews. Students are guided throughout by experts in the field, covering every aspect of the ‘script-to-screen’ process alongside more practical elements of the film business. As well as creative direction, students are encouraged to consider the full life cycle of a commercial release, from distribution to marketing to contractual negotiations around film sales. The Future Filmmakers Programme aims to provide students with the first steps to a successful film career: practical, immersive experience alongside professional cast and crew, as well as a high-quality short film suitable for portfolio or as an industry calling card. Whether they go onto higher education or straight into the business, students leave Oxford Royale Academy with a concrete skill-set and proven filmmaking experience. HOW TO APPLY The Future Filmmakers Programme is available as part of either our Oxford Gap Year (for ages 17-19) or our Oxford Study Programme (for ages 19-25). The easiest way to secure your place is to apply online, using our simple online booking form. To start, please select the programme you would like to apply for from the two options below: Future Filmmakers Programme (as part of the Oxford Gap Year for ages 17-19) Future Filmmakers Programme (as part of the Oxford Study Programme for ages 19-25) Please use the age you will be on your desired start date. If you will be aged 19 on your chosen start date, please select the Oxford Study Programme. [-]

Part Time Postproduction

Met Film School
Campus Part time 6 months April 2017 United Kingdom London

Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. [+]

Part-Time Postproduction is held on every Wednesday evening (7pm-10pm) and every other Saturday (10am – 5pm). Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. Postproduction is the last stage in the film production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. A key part of this course is the study and practice of editing as a creative and technical craft. This course will cover the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry, including editing, colour grading and visual effects. LEARNING GOALS Develop an understanding of post-production workflows, processes and disciplines Demonstrate competency in editing to enhance the storytelling process Use colour to maximise the visual impact of films Apply core skills in visual effects production to the completion of films Deliver a film to market across a range of distribution platforms Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Part-Time Postproduction course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Young Filmmakers Academy

Met Film School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>Young Filmmakers’ Academy</strong> is a course designed especially for young people aged between 14 and 17 years old who are passionate about filmmaking. With the support of industry professionals at every stage, students will try their hand at a variety of different roles, from directing to editing and everything in-between. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Young Filmmakers’ Academy is a course designed especially for young people aged between 14 and 17 years old who are passionate about filmmaking. With the support of industry professionals at every stage, students will try their hand at a variety of different roles, from directing to editing and everything in-between. Students of the Young Filmmakers’ Academy will learn how to write scenes, use a camera to tell stories, edit using professional software and direct actors. Although fun and challenging, students should be aware that this course requires the students to work hard in a professional environment, often under significant time pressures. LEARNING GOALS Know how to work with actors, including casting, preparing for a shoot, blocking and rehearsing Understand the key elements of cinematography, including lighting, framing and shooting for the edit Be able to record sound and understand how it can be used to dramatic effect Understand how the roles of scriptwriter, director, cinematographer, sound recordist, storyboard artist, editor and continuity assistant interrelate Minimum Age: 14-17 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Young Filmmakers’ Academy course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements [-]

From Story to Screen in Eight Weeks

Met Film School
Campus Full time 8 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>From Story to Screen in Eight Weeks</strong> is the School’s longest running course and is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in filmmaking. [+]

From Story to Screen in Eight Weeks is the School’s longest running course and is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in filmmaking. This course gives students practical experience in all key areas of filmmaking and culminates in the production of the students’ own short films. It covers the essential craft areas of screenwriting, use of camera and sound, casting and directing actors, editing and script development. The course is intensive and it is ideal for those considering a change in career. LEARNING GOALS Gain the ability to structure a script and create a storyboard Understand how to use the camera to tell a story Learn to shoot for the final edit and edit a scene Know how to manage a crew and to direct using the correct on-set procedures Understand how to cast and direct actors for the camera Know how to record sound and use it creatively to tell a story Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our From Story to Screen in Eight Weeks course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Part Time Acting for Film Level 2

Met Film School
Campus Part time 12 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

Part-Time Acting for Film (Level 2) is aimed at those with existing acting experience either gained over time or as a result of studying on a Level 1 course, who wish to develop their skills further, but can’t commit to a full-time schedule. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. This course runs every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, 7pm–10pm Part-Time Acting for Film (Level 2) is aimed at those with existing acting experience either gained over time or as a result of studying on a Level 1 course, who wish to develop their skills further, but can’t commit to a full-time schedule. Taught on evenings over 12-weeks, students will learn advanced acting skills through both one-to-one and group sessions. This course will help those looking to find an agent, enter the industry professionally or gain a place at drama school. It culminates in the screening of a film created over the course. Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. LEARNING GOALS Have absolute confidence in acting for the screen Understand how to use voice and movement effectively Understand key methodologies such as Stanislavski and Meisner Have roles in numerous exercises Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the film industry Have clear career goals Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. In order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard. [-]

MA Directing Fiction

Central Film School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

This programme is for anyone who has a background in film or media production wishing to develop their skills as a director. By engaging with the conflicting demands of the filmmaking process, students will address the creative goals as well as the technical and leadership challenges inherent in the role. [+]

This programme is for anyone who has a background in film or media production wishing to develop their skills as a director. By engaging with the conflicting demands of the filmmaking process, students will address the creative goals as well as the technical and leadership challenges inherent in the role. Through a series of practical exercises and collaboration this course aims to prepare students to realise their vision from pre-production through to postproduction. Clarity of vision, organisation and preparation are key. In this respect, the collaboration between the director and the writer, producer and cinematographer, and other heads of department, is explored as an integral part of the development and pre-production process, leading up to the shoot. By the end of this course you will be able to: Work effectively within a feature film production environment Understand what is expected from a director from pre-production to postproduction Employ effective motivational strategies when working with actors [-]

MA Social Impact Documentary Filmmaking

Central Film School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 United Kingdom London

This one-year MA in documentary practice engages in creating social impact through film. It recognizes the unique role that documentaries play in society and the power of high quality storytelling. The goal is to provide graduates with the tools and the confidence to become effective members of the social impact community. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. This one-year MA in documentary practice engages in creating social impact through film. It recognizes the unique role that documentaries play in society and the power of high quality storytelling. The goal is to provide graduates with the tools and the confidence to become effective members of the social impact community. The curriculum is practice led and focuses on diverse films with the potential to connect with audiences on a global level. Built around a series of distinct modules, students develop and create a major project, devise impact and engagement campaigns and pitch to an industry panel. The course draws on an extensive network of organisations and individuals within the documentary arena due to the school’s close partnership with the Bertha Foundation, DocHouse and BritDoc. By the end of this course you will be able to: Research, shoot and edit your own documentary and social impact films Investigate relevant funding and distribution channels for a particular project Effectively develop and pitch a variety of documentary project [-]

Film Producing 101

Met Film School
Campus Full time 2 days May 2017 United Kingdom London

Film Producing 101 is a two-day workshop in the complex craft of producing for film. The course, taught by industry professional tutors, will train students in the ways that they can develop their producing skills in the future, either working on short or feature productions. [+]

Film Producing 101 is a two-day workshop in the complex craft of producing for film. The course, taught by industry professional tutors, will train students in the ways that they can develop their producing skills in the future, either working on short or feature productions. This weekend course will draw upon the many considerations producers face when embarking on a new project. It also introduces the key skills, qualities and know-how a producer needs to succeed in the filmmaking industry. Why take the course Become familiar with industry structure, terminology and jargon Understand the life cycle of a film from concept to delivery Understand how to seek funding Understand the role of scheduling and budgets Be familiar with the key role a producer Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Film Producing 101 course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Introduction to Editing

Met Film School
Campus Full time 2 days September 2017 United Kingdom London

Editing is a core part of the filmmaking process. This is a highly practical introduction to the art of editing, focusing on the core editing techniques available as part of the Adobe CS6 suite with a particular emphasis on Adobe Premiere Pro ®. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Editing is a core part of the filmmaking process. This is a highly practical introduction to the art of editing, focusing on the core editing techniques available as part of the Adobe CS6 suite with a particular emphasis on Adobe Premiere Pro ®. All students will learn key techniques from an industry professional tutor. This course is ideal for beginners looking for some hands-on experience. LEARNING GOALS Effectively manipulate data within the CS6 suite of tools Be able to use basic filters, transitions, motion and create titles Have the ability to navigate Adobe software and understand workflow Know how to check broadcast safe levels for export Be able to import and export files Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Introduction to Screenwriting course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Acting for Film - Level 2

Met Film School
Campus Full time 4 - 12 weeks May 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>Acting for Film – Level 2</strong> has been developed for actors who want to build on the skills they have learned through their experience of film acting, or those who have taken the Level 1 course. [+]

Acting for Film (Level 2) is an intensive full-time, four-week course (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm). o Acting for Film – Level 2 has been developed for actors who want to build on the skills they have learned through their experience of film acting, or those who have taken the Level 1 course. One-to-one and group sessions will be supplemented with masterclasses with professional directors, casting directors and producers. Whether students aim to get a place at drama school, find an agent, or enter the industry, they will receive guidance from a professional acting coach and director to help them achieve their goal. The course will culminate in the screening of scenes that will have been created during the 4-week course. Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. LEARNING GOALS Have absolute confidence in acting for the screen Have an understanding of how to use voice and movement effectively Gain a clear understanding of key methodologies such as Stanislavski and Meisner Have experience of acting for the camera through roles in numerous exercises and short films Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the film industry Have clear career goals Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Students will be asked to supply a CV and showreel to demonstrate their acting experience. [-]

Six Month Postproduction

Met Film School
Campus Full time 6 months May 2017 United Kingdom London

Six-Month Practical Filmmaking is an intensive and practical immersion in the complete craft and technique of filmmaking. Specifically designed to give students the essential tools to launch a professional career as a filmmaker, students will receive a solid foundation in the key elements of filmmaking. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Six-Month Practical Filmmaking is a full-time course (weekdays, 10am-5pm). Six-Month Practical Filmmaking is an intensive and practical immersion in the complete craft and technique of filmmaking. Specifically designed to give students the essential tools to launch a professional career as a filmmaker, students will receive a solid foundation in the key elements of filmmaking. Taught by industry professionals, Six-Month Practical Filmmaking provides students with the confidence to enter the film industry, from writing a screenplay to directing and producing their own film. On completion of the course, students will graduate with a showreel of their work. The six-month programme consists of three terms. During Terms 1 and 2, students will be trained in all key aspects of filmmaking through a combination of intensive practical workshops and a series of filmmaking exercises, escalating in scale as they go through the programme. Following the learning from the foundation programme in Term 1, students learn the advanced skills in screenwriting; cinematography and sound; fiction directing and producing; documentary production; editing and postproduction during Term 2. In Term 3, students will make their own film and perform key roles on set on other students’ films. LEARNING GOALS Learn how to interpret a script and create a storyboard Operate a professional digital camera and light a scene confidently Be able to record sound and use it creatively to tell their story Be able to cast a film and direct actors Manage a small crew and direct using the correct on-set procedures Be able to use professional editing software and understand the key postprodution elements of film finishing Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Practical Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. However in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard. [-]

Part Time Producing

Met Film School
Campus Part time 12 weeks April 2017 United Kingdom London

Part-Time Producing is a unique course that has been developed for those who wish to forge a career as a film producer, or who wish to gain an understanding of the film business. This is the perfect course for students who have a feature film project in mind or who have transferable business skills that can be applied to a filmmaking context. [+]

This course runs every Tuesday and Wednesday evening, from 7pm- 10pm. Part-Time Producing is a unique course that has been developed for those who wish to forge a career as a film producer, or who wish to gain an understanding of the film business. This is the perfect course for students who have a feature film project in mind or who have transferable business skills that can be applied to a filmmaking context. On this comprehensive course students will learn how films are created, financed and sold. In addition, they will gain valuable practical experience by developing feature film projects in class. In one-to-one sessions with the instructor, students will budget, schedule and package a feature film and come up with a marketing strategy. LEARNING GOALS Know how the global film industry, and particularly the UK film industry, operates Understand the roles of different types of producer (creative, line, and financial producer) Know how the production process works Know how to utilise digital technologies and the internet Understand how to survive as an independent producer Time: Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings (7pm-10pm) Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Part-Time Producing course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Four Week Filmmaking

Met Film School
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>Four-Week Directing</strong> offers a comprehensive range of filmmaking skills, allowing students to explore the processes of visual storytelling whilst working with actors, interpreting scripts, devising narrative storylines and developing a deeper understanding of the technical aspects of film production. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Through a series of filmmaking, technical and directing exercises, students will become confident practitioners in all areas of production and develop an insight into professional working practices. Industry professionals will act as mentors throughout and students will also be given specific support and guidance on how to establish themselves in this vibrant and competitive industry. LEARNING GOALS Know how to interpret a script and create a storyboard Understand how to use the camera to tell a story Learn to shoot for the final edit and edit a dramatic scene Manage a crew and direct using correct on-set protocol Record sound and use it creatively to tell a story Develop an understanding of the grammar of film and visual storytelling Have created a short scene for a film Why Met Film School Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: Our Four-Week Directing course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Two Day Intensive Filmmaking

Met Film School
Campus Full time 2 days May 2017 United Kingdom London

<strong>Two-Day Intensive Filmmaking</strong> is the perfect course for anyone wanting to get a first taste of filmmaking. Combining workshop and group instruction, this course has been designed to provide a fun, hands-on introduction to the basics of directing, sound and editing. [+]

Two-Day Intensive Filmmaking is the perfect course for anyone wanting to get a first taste of filmmaking. Combining workshop and group instruction, this course has been designed to provide a fun, hands-on introduction to the basics of directing, sound and editing. It will equip students with basic technical knowledge in each area. Students will direct professional actors as part of the production of a short film, which will be screened at the end of the course. LEARNING GOALS Learn the basics of operating a digital camera Understand the visual storytelling tools of a director Gain the basics of how to compose shots, shoot for the edit and break down a scene into shots Experience the roles of director, sound recordist and editor Gain a taster of editing with professional software Gain exposure to script interpretation, storyboard creation and directing actors Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Two-Day Intensive Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. [-]

Six Month Practical Filmmaking

Met Film School
Campus Full time 6 months May 2017 United Kingdom London

Six-Month Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide the student with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. [+]

Best Courses in Film in United Kingdom 2017. Six-Month Postproduction is a full-time course (weekdays, 10am-5pm). Six-Month Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide the student with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media. Postproduction is the last stage in the film production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. A key part of this course is the study and practice of editing as a creative and technical craft. This course will cover the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry, including editing, colour grading and visual effects. LEARNING GOALS Develop an understanding of postproduction workflows, processes and disciplines Demonstrate competency in editing to enhance the storytelling process Use colour to maximise the visual impact of films Apply core skills in visual effects production to the completion of films Deliver a film to market across a range of distribution platforms Minimum Age: 18 at start of course Entry Requirements: The Six-Month Postproduction programme is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements. However in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard. [-]