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Certificate Programs in Filmmaking

You can earn a certificate to add to your existing qualifications or to bridge the gap between different subjects. Most certificates require completing multiple courses and take approximately two years to finish. More specifically, what is a certificate in filmmaking? You can expect to learn some basics of how to shoot and edit video for most filmmaking certificates, but more advanced ones may go… Read more

You can earn a certificate to add to your existing qualifications or to bridge the gap between different subjects. Most certificates require completing multiple courses and take approximately two years to finish.

More specifically, what is a certificate in filmmaking? You can expect to learn some basics of how to shoot and edit video for most filmmaking certificates, but more advanced ones may go into professional techniques seen on the big screen. There are also certificates for those who want to write, direct and produce films. Whichever part of the filmmaking process you are interested in, there may be a certificate for that.

Some of the skills you may learn while studying filmmaking include attention to detail, time management and teamwork. When you notice fine details and manage your time well, you can be more efficient. Teamwork is useful for group activities, whether social, political or business.

The cost of a certificate depends on a variety of factors, including what books you need and the kind of supplies you have to buy. Different schools also offer certificates at different prices, so it pays to shop around.

Since many filmmaking certificates include hands-on experience, you may be uniquely qualified to jump into the career of your choice. If you trained on certain computer programs, then you may qualify to work as a visual effects creator or a digital imaging technician. If you trained on cameras, lights and other tools, you may be qualified to work on a movie or television crew. You might also look into using your new knowledge to go into business yourself making documentaries or video blogs.

Certificates in filmmaking can be found all over the world. As you narrow down your choices, consider cost, location and how well-known the institution is. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Advanced Filmmaking is a graduate certificate program that will build upon your prior technical, theoretical and creative knowledge, and introduce you to the wide range of pos ... +

Advanced Filmmaking is a graduate certificate program that will build upon your prior technical, theoretical and creative knowledge, and introduce you to the wide range of possibilities available when working as a part of a filmmaking crew. You will be guided through the technical and artistic aspects of documentary and narrative filmmaking by industry professionals. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
London Film Academy
London, United Kingdom

Are you new to filmmaking? This intensive short course is the only one of its kind to provide the opportunity to shoot on either Super 16mm film (‘Carol’, ‘The Hurt Locker’, ‘ ... +

Are you new to filmmaking? This intensive short course is the only one of its kind to provide the opportunity to shoot on either Super 16mm film (‘Carol’, ‘The Hurt Locker’, ‘City of God’) or the professional standard digital camera, the Arri Alexa. In four weeks, you will take a film project from script to screen, gaining a comprehensive and invaluable grounding in the essential filmmaking principles and learn the cutting-edge skills that equip you for an entry-level job in film or TV. -
Certificate
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
Central Film School
London, United Kingdom

Designed for the independent filmmaker, this course is ideal for individuals wishing to write, direct and produce their own films, but with little or no prior experience in fi ... +

Designed for the independent filmmaker, this course is ideal for individuals wishing to write, direct and produce their own films, but with little or no prior experience in filmmaking. While developing your skills in these key areas on your own film projects, you will also gain valuable hands-on experience working on-set as crew members for your fellow classmates. -
Certificate
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
London Film Academy
London, United Kingdom

If you have an idea for a documentary and want to turn your dream into reality, this intensive, 6-week course will provide the grounding you need to transform your initial con ... +

If you have an idea for a documentary and want to turn your dream into reality, this intensive, 6-week course will provide the grounding you need to transform your initial concept into a gripping factual film. With hands-on training from practising documentary professionals, you will gain all the skills you need and make your own collaborative documentary ready to pitch and package to the industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
6 weeks
English
Campus
 

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