A course is a higher education class open to students who have a minimum of a high school diploma. They are usually taught at universities or institutions where higher degrees are offered and come in many different formats, including short-term and study abroad options.
What are courses in film studies? These are classes that focus on the artistic and technical skills required to produce both long-form and short-form films. Some classes also cover the history of film and its impact on society, as opposed to the art of creating films. There are also specialized courses that focus on one aspect of film creation, such as screenwriting or acting for movies. Some courses may offer exciting options for internships to further practice and hone burgeoning skills.
Students enrolled in a course in film studies often learn several important skills, including set design, camera operation and teamwork. These can give them a solid foundation with which to enter the film industry and also benefit everyday life.
Courses in film studies are available worldwide and in many different formats. Some are study abroad, some are year-long, some are short-term. Because of this diversity of availability, costs for a program will vary greatly. Students should do thorough research before selecting a course.
The film industry has many different career paths, all of which can benefit from courses in film studies. A graduate with this course experience may find employment opportunities as a film critic, a director or a casting agent. Someone more interested in being in front of the camera than behind it could use this education to further their acting career, while a writer could develop specific skills and knowledge to become a screenwriter.
Film studies hold international appeal, and courses can be found at many institutions around the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, l
10 Months (each year): optional length 1 - 2 years
30 Hours/weekly practical classes + weekend shoots
€13890 1-year fee: affordable tuition
25 hours/weekly work on own film project: average time, may go up to 40 hours
Filmmaking - College
If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, lighting, and the whole scene, along with ensuring the necessary effects, stuntmen, and post-production. Filmmaking at the Prague film academy will guide you through the entire filmmaking process.
We will show you what needs to be done before the production phase begins. We will teach you to analyze and write screenplays. The preparation of budgets and plans which you will never be able to do without is, of course, an integral part of the curriculum. And because the best way to learn is through practice, we will give you an opportunity to try out everything with us. Over 60% of the study are practical demonstrations and exercises. And as we want to keep up with the current trends and to provide you with up-to-date training, you will be taught only by the best instructors and filmmakers. Prague Film Institute ranks among the best film production universities....
ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle
During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of in
Location: Paris, Nice, Brussels
Language of Instruction: English
During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of instruction, including eight weeks of internship.
This program is designed to give an extensive hand on technical equipment used in the film industry but also a strong theoretical background on film. The students will have the opportunity to practice during workshop sessions, have more experience through internships and of course to write, direct and shoot their own short movies for a deeper appreciation and knowledge of the filmmaking industry....
The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking. Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematogra
One Year Filmmaking Program
The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematography, screenwriting or editing – of the art and craft of film production in a predominately hands-on-film curriculum with complimentary theoretical and film culture classes. In addition to the workshops and one-on-one tutoring, One-year filmmaking program students can choose up to 60 credits of courses from the EICAR English language BFA film curriculum. The program also includes 4 months of “on the set” student film production where One-year program students have the opportunity to work in the various posts of cinema production along with students from the Bachelor and Master programs. The program serves as a powerful springboard for students looking to begin their film education....
In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important art
In general, we think of the costume department as a technical one, linked more to the sartorial than to the authorial aspect. Instead, it is one of the most important artistic departments, because a good costume is often what gives shape to the character. Good costume designers must know how to read and analyze a script and use their art to dress the protagonists of the story of a personality, thus helping the actor to better embody the character. And we are not just speaking of historical costumes, those that most affect the attention of the general audience, but also the modern and urban ones, which are often not noticed but that give the characters their own identity.
Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons.
Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting.
Acting course features:
Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, Meisner method.
At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome.
1 lesson = 50 minutes
Film Directing Course
Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons.
Film-directing course features :
Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting). Film discussion....
Prague Film School is one of Europe’s leading schools providing practical training in the core disciplines of filmmaking. The school's accelerated programs, its int
YEAR PROGRAM: Sept. 2020 - May 2021
Films made in the course of the year program reflect a gradual progression from the basics of filmmaking to the successful completion of a well-crafted film. Each stage of the process is developed under the supervision of the faculty whose courses cover theoretical and technical topics aimed at deepening knowledge and honing technical skills.
The year program is divided into two semesters. First semester, each student completes foundation courses in screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. Students also enroll in two elective courses while receiving additional training in sound, lighting, camera movement and grip.
Practical exercises are integrated into the curriculum and each student directs 4 films while working on another 16 to 20 productions in some crew capacity....
Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants ar
Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants are provided with an intensive six-month training course covering all elements of documentary studies and production. Following this, the participants are given three months of training focused on becoming film industry professionals, while at the same time they follow these steps and become film industry professionals in their own right.
INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.
INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.
Every year, twelve selected participants co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions. Each film is a fully commissioned OTOXO Production, with our stamp on it, and is screened on Barcelona TV and is submitted to festivals worldwide. For these reasons alone we demand the highest quality of work from our participants and provide them with the highest quality of training to ensure it....
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
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 the
Less than a week to apply for 2019/2020. Please see the course website to apply!
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?
The One-year Program offers an intensive hands-on experience and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for studies in a particular discipline.
The course gives you intensive experience without the need for a longer commitment. The course helps you improve your skill set and portfolio to apply confidently for degree studies at the top institutions in the field (including degree programs at FAMU)....
A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series.
A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series.
MasterClass Story is an exclusive one-year, full-time distance course for you with proven knowledge and professional experience as a scriptwriter. It provides unique opportunities, knowledge, inspiration, tools and techniques to sharpen your storytelling and advance your screenwriting career, with lectures and personal tutoring from some of the foremost and most renowned teachers in the American film industry (Hollywood).
The course encompasses:
Lectures and personal tutoring by acclaimed Hollywood teachers
In-depth studies of concept and character development
Tools and techniques that enhance the narrative and boost your efficiency
Building your platform as a professional screenwriter
Promote and pitch your script and ideas using professional sales argumentation
Three multi-day meetings – where course management, students and teachers convene for workshops and seminars
This Easter, join us for a five-day filmmaking course to learn the essential skills of visual storytelling. Shoot, direct and edit your first short film working with sea
Young Filmmakers’ Academy is aimed at 13 to 17-year olds and is the perfect way to introduce young people to practical filmmaking.
These exciting one- and two-week courses are held during school holidays (Easter programme & Summer programmes) and are designed to give young filmmakers hands-on experience of making a film.
They experience a variety of filmmaking roles, from scriptwriting and visual storytelling to directing actors and using professional editing software and everything in-between.
This is an intensive but fun-filled introduction to the realities of working in film and TV and provides students with the grounding they need to start working on their own films and making informed decisions about further training or even a future career....
The 8½-month programme at the European Film College is a place of opportunity. Opportunity to explore and develop your ideas, your talent and yourself. Opportunity to tak
THE 8,5-MONTH PROGRAMME : FIND YOUR SKILLS - DISCOVER YOUR VOICE
The 8½-month programme at the European Film College is a place of opportunity. Opportunity to explore and develop your ideas, your talent and yourself. Opportunity to take chances and make mistakes and to do it in a safe, encouraging and inspiring environment. Join the programme and get the chance to produce, live and breathe film for almost a year. Work and live in a place where your fellow students, your teachers, the films you see and the professional filmmakers you meet will come from all corners of the world.
During the 8½-month film foundation programme you get the opportunity to:
Immerse yourself in hands-on filmmaking
Develop your special creative skills under the guidance of professionals from the film industry, working in the Danish folk high school tradition
Get massive hands-on experience combined with common lectures and screenings
Be part of an intense film environment where you and your fellow students will produce over 170 films in 34 weeks, using state of the art film equipment
Learn about all aspects of the film world, including how to work in real film crews
Start an international network with fellow students and filmmakers from all over the world
The next 8 1/2 months programme starts 28 August 2017.
Elements in the programme
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
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....
The Screenplay Itinerary (Cinema, Television and New Media) is a two-level syllabus - distributed over two academic years - specifically designed for the training of scre
How to Write a Screenplay
The Screenplay Itinerary (Cinema, Television and New Media) is a two-level syllabus - distributed over two academic years - specifically designed for the training of screenwriters.
Although the natural name of the script is cinematic, the truth is that it would be absurd to pretend that, in 2016, the Internet or television does not exist. And although it is true that both share a common basis with the grandfather of celluloid, so it is that they assume the appearance of new conditions, new opportunities and, therefore, require the scriptwriter a certain ability to adapt and mutate their work.
Objectives of the Itinerary
The goal of Guion's Itinerary is for the student to acquire the technical and narrative tools of the scriptwriter, as well as a structured method to tackle projects more or less complex and a basic knowledge with which to defend themselves in the vast and emerging audiovisual market....
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 m
The Ableton Live and Push production course 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. Introduction to synthesis, sampling and tools to play live. Our personalized method and permanent practices will make your step by DJ Producer a complete musical experience.
DJ Productor is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, with which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program.
As a student of DJ Productor, you can purchase an educational license from Ableton with a significant discount.
Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, ar
Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, archives, publishers ...) and the support (paper, video, television or Internet) which published their work. With this Course Documentary Photography and Photo Story, GrisArt enables the acquisition of theoretical, expressive, editing, critical and historical knowledge to develop this powerful overall solvency communicative resource. While focusing on key issues such as the photo essay and fotonoticia, the course delves into specific genres (travel report, anthropological, social and conflict, sports or nature), offered by various photographers specialists. Within this field, increasingly, professional specialist must be able to reinvent itself and adapt to new technologies if they do not want to be marginalized in a rapidly changing profession. To do so is to consider the following: - The photographic still image is no longer the only graphic resource. The new photographer to master and take advantage of the video, any current camera features. This implies control their narrative codes and technical possibilities. - The traditional camera is not the only tool able to provide a good result. Electronic devices, such as mobile phone, may be suitable means to resolve specific situations. The captured image can be complemented with instant editing and digital processing. - Photographers should control the quality of your images and to tackle them in order to improve its expressiveness. This required knowledge of digital processing, allowing them to act on the ground quickly and be able to disseminate their...