Courses in Film Production

Courses are available for students to turn their passion into a career. Although some creative courses have stricter requirements, there are courses available for novices, those seeking a higher degree and working professionals looking to improve their skills. What is a course in film production? This area of study focuses on the complex art of film making, from story ideas to final editing and ev… Read more

Courses are available for students to turn their passion into a career. Although some creative courses have stricter requirements, there are courses available for novices, those seeking a higher degree and working professionals looking to improve their skills.

What is a course in film production? This area of study focuses on the complex art of film making, from story ideas to final editing and everything in between. Students can take introductory courses to gain a basic understanding of the principles behind film production, film styles and film genres. Those planning on a full study program or who want to earn certification can take courses such as film history and analysis, screenwriting, production techniques, business management and digital cinematography.

In addition to learning about film production, students are immersed in teamwork and communication. Fine-tuning these strengths are key components to any successful endeavor. Students also hone their critical-thinking abilities, which can be applied in any career and in everyday life.

Courses in film production can be difficult to get into depending on the school and location. While some offer single courses, many require completing a two-year program, or more. Thus, the cost for these vary by school and length of enrollment.

The complexity of film production provides the opportunity for a diverse set of career paths. Director, producer and screenwriter are well-known roles for many taking these courses. Students interested in the technical aspect of the film-making process may find careers as a cinematographer, camera operator or dolly grip. Since film production requires much more than creativity, the business savvy student might seek the path of a producer, who handles budgeting, finances and other behind-the-scenes details. Other career options include set designers, location managers and art directors.

Students interested in film production can find courses on campuses worldwide and at dedicated film academies. Online courses are available, but typically not for people seeking a full program of study. 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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Prague Film Insitute
Prague 5, Czech Republic

The Post-production program will introduce you to the complete workflow of any commercial or feature film. During both semesters, you will learn not only the practical skills ... +

The Post-production program will introduce you to the complete workflow of any commercial or feature film. During both semesters, you will learn not only the practical skills of post-production, but also how to implement these techniques effectively in order to build a story. -
Courses
Full-time
10 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic

Are you detail-oriented? As an editor, you will have an unquestionable impact on how the final results will look like. You will learn the basics of storytelling and how to bri ... +

Are you detail-oriented? As an editor, you will have an unquestionable impact on how the final results will look like. You will learn the basics of storytelling and how to bring the director's vision to life in the digital realm. -
Courses
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Oakfields College
Lynnwood Ridge, South Africa +2 More

During this course, your projects include making music videos, documentaries, mockumentaries, advertisements and a short film.

During this course, your projects include making music videos, documentaries, mockumentaries, advertisements and a short film. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
DJ Productor
Madrid, Spain

The production course at Ableton Live and Push has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musica ... +

The production course at Ableton Live and Push has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. -
Courses
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Moscow Film School
Moscow, Russia

The producer is not only the organizer of the project, the link between all stages of filmmaking

The producer is not only the organizer of the project, the link between all stages of filmmaking -
Courses
Part-time
2 years
Campus
 
CPA Online
Zaragoza, Spain

If you want to be able to successfully develop the production of live events, you need a technical course that will provide specific training on how to make, produce and postp ... +

If you want to be able to successfully develop the production of live events, you need a technical course that will provide specific training on how to make, produce and postproducir any event. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
300 hours
Sep 2020
Online
 
Roma Film Academy
Rome, Italy

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promotion a ... +

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promotion aspects of an audio-visual work, as well as its distribution. It requires a methodical and systemic approach, but also creativity and initiative. It is particularly suitable for those with an aptitude for organizing and managing a project. It is a key department, fundamental both during the realization of the work and after the final cut, given that it deals with the promotion of the product, an aspect that often makes the difference in order to be successful on the market. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
Italian
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

This is a beginners darkroom course, or a chance to take a refresher course if you have been away from darkrooms for a while. If you have used a basic camera (like a Holga or ... +

This is a beginners darkroom course, or a chance to take a refresher course if you have been away from darkrooms for a while. If you have used a basic camera (like a Holga or Lomo) or an advanced camera from the likes of Canon, Nikon or Pentax, this will give you a good grounding. -
Courses
Part-time
5 weeks
English
Campus
 
Access Creative College
Shoreditch, United Kingdom +6 More

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or cr ... +

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or creative work. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
European School of Economics
London, United Kingdom +4 More

With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. Not only by means of its complex ra ... +

With all its lights and shadows, the film industry remains one of the strongest sectors worldwide, and it is arguably the most influential. Not only by means of its complex ramifications, but also because of something much more important: it has a direct effect upon the consciousness of people; that is, on the way they feel, think and dream. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
The Film Connection
Marina del Rey, USA +30 More

Learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, on-the-job and on the set! With locations across the country, the Film Connection Film School can place you as an apprentice (extern) in ... +

Learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, on-the-job and on the set! With locations across the country, the Film Connection Film School can place you as an apprentice (extern) in an established film production company near where you live. You'll be paired with a seasoned film professional who will mentor you one-on-one on all the aspects of directing, producing, editing, cinematography and more. By learning on-the-job, you'll not only get the hands-on experience you need, but you'll also have the chance to make connections and form important working industry relationships you'd never be able to achieve in a classroom. We are the school that gives you the training, the job experience and the insider access you need in order to break into the business. -
Courses
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Recording Connection Audio School
Los Angeles, USA +44 More

At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner ... +

At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner with award-winning sound designers, mixers, and composers who have contributed to films like Black Hawk Down and We Were Soldiers, as well as top video games like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Guild Wars 2. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic

The directing course is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) intensive guidance on how to transform a creative idea int ... +

The directing course is built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) intensive guidance on how to transform a creative idea into a fully realized short film. -
Courses
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic

In our cinematography course in one year, you will learn how to operate digital cameras as well as film ones, and your final film will be shot on a 35mm ARRI. What is there no ... +

In our cinematography course in one year, you will learn how to operate digital cameras as well as film ones, and your final film will be shot on a 35mm ARRI. What is there not to love? -
Courses
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Moscow Film School
Moscow, Russia

This 1-year practice-oriented program focuses on the montage workflow within the production chain and different stages of postproduction.

This 1-year practice-oriented program focuses on the montage workflow within the production chain and different stages of postproduction. -
Courses
Part-time
2 years
Campus