Course in Film Studies in North America

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Film Studies

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Film is subject to academic study in a variety of different areas, including film history, criticism, and production. Students often analyze the social, political, aesthetic, and narrative features of a particular work, as well as the general theories that underlie filmmaking as a whole.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Advanced Digital Filmmaking Conservatory

Digital Film Academy and Code Immersives
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 USA New York

Now that you have mastered the foundation technical and artistic elements of digital filmmaking, it is time to take your skills and vision to the next level— a professional production and artistic level. Students learn the latest advanced techniques and industry software. Students will also be taught never shown before methods on how to engage the audience and making sure that they are not passive observers. This is a vital artistic technique developed exclusively by DFA’s Director to help you transform the viewer from just ‘the audience’ to ‘your audience’. [+]

Now that you have mastered the foundation technical and artistic elements of digital film making, it is time to take your skills and vision to the next level— a professional production and artistic level. Students learn the latest advanced techniques and industry software. Students will also be taught never shown before methods on how to engage the audience and making sure that they are not passive observers. This is a vital artistic technique developed exclusively by DFA’s Director to help you transform the viewer from just ‘the audience’ to ‘your audience’.

Also In this program, students will learn cinematography using RED Cinema cameras. Students will also further their directing skills by learning advanced techniques aimed at effectively manipulating the audience. Filmmakers complete their own film projects from conception to screening.... [-]


One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory

Digital Film Academy and Code Immersives
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 USA New York

The One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory Program combines practical, hands-on training with the critical theory and foundation that enables beginning level film students to develop into professional filmmakers. Students not only learn the technical elements of film and media production, but as with any conservatory program, a strong emphasis is placed on artistic representation and delivery. Specifically the development of disciplines such as emotional clarity, physical representation and storytelling. Experience level: no filmmaking experience necessary. [+]

The One Year Digital Filmmaking Conservatory Program combines practical, hands-on training with the critical theory and foundation that enables beginning level film students to develop into professional filmmakers. Students not only learn the technical elements of film and media production, but as with any conservatory program, a strong emphasis is placed on artistic representation and delivery. Specifically the development of disciplines such as emotional clarity, physical representation and storytelling. Experience level: no filmmaking experience necessary.

FREE EQUIPMENT ACCESS AFTER GRADUATION

DFA graduates are granted a membership - full access to our facilities, equipment and resources all for FREE!... [-]


Post Production Audio Program

Recording Connection Audio School
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Los Angeles United Kingdom Birmingham Brighton Bristol Cambridge Cheltenham Exeter Ipswich Leeds Leicester Liverpool London Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Northampton Norwich Nottingham Oxford Plymouth Sheffield Stoke-on-Trent Aberdeen Dundee Edinburgh Glasgow Belfast Londonderry Cardiff Swansea Ireland Cork Bournemouth Croydon London Borough of Haringey Stanmore Worcester York Dublin Australia Canberra Albury Armidale Coffs Harbour Dubbo Goulburn Lismore + 45 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 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. [+]

LEARN POST PRODUCTION AUDIO ON-THE-JOB. AVAILABLE IN ALL 50 STATES AND CANADA, ONLY THROUGH RECORDING CONNECTION

With locations across all 50 states, as well as in Canada, Australia and the U.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students launch their music industry careers over the past quarter century. Our collective of mentors includes hundreds of experienced producers and engineers with real album credits, many of whom work with Grammy-winning and Platinum-selling recording artists and musicians. We screen our mentors carefully to make sure our students are receiving the highest caliber of training and guidance available, enabling them to connect to the music industry and go on to successful careers of their own. ... [-]


FILM EDITING PROGRAM

The Film Connection
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2018 USA Muscle Shoals Anchorage North Pole Juneau Jonesboro Little Rock Bakersfield Eureka Los Angeles Palm Springs San Diego San Francisco San Jose Santa Barbara Boulder Denver Hartford New Haven Norwalk Washington Fort Myers Jacksonville Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa West Palm Beach Daytona Beach Marina del Rey + 29 more

From a certain point of view, the film editor may be the most misunderstood of all film professionals. Often thought of as just a technician, a good film editor is actually more of an artist. It is the job of the editor to sort through many hours of footage provided by the director, and somehow piece together the shots that will best tell the story the director is trying to tell. A good film editor doesn't just find the best shots: he/she knows how to create artistic sequences that keep the audience guessing and wanting more. Needless to say, film editing can make or break a film, which is why good film editors are highly respected in the industry, and even more in high demand. [+]

From a certain point of view, the film editor may be the most misunderstood of all film professionals. Often thought of as just a technician, a good film editor is actually more of an artist. It is the job of the editor to sort through many hours of footage provided by the director, and somehow piece together the shots that will best tell the story the director is trying to tell. A good film editor doesn't just find the best shots: he/she knows how to create artistic sequences that keep the audience guessing and wanting more. Needless to say, film editing can make or break a film, which is why good film editors are highly respected in the industry, and even more in high demand.

In the Film Connection film editing program, you'll learn both the technical aspect and the storytelling aspect of film editing. As an apprentice (extern), you'll be mentored by a professional editor in a real post-production facility as you learn to use Final Cut Pro and other professional editing software programs, and with our structured course curriculum, you'll also learn how to use those technical skills to tell a good story.... [-]


DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/SCREENWRITER PROGRAM

The Film Connection
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2018 USA Muscle Shoals Anchorage North Pole Juneau Jonesboro Little Rock Bakersfield Eureka Los Angeles Palm Springs San Diego San Francisco San Jose Santa Barbara Boulder Denver Hartford New Haven Norwalk Washington Fort Myers Jacksonville Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa West Palm Beach Daytona Beach Marina del Rey + 29 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 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. [+]

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/SCREENWRITER PROGRAM

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.... [-]


CINEMATOGRAPHY PROGRAM

The Film Connection
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Muscle Shoals Anchorage North Pole Juneau Jonesboro Little Rock Bakersfield Eureka Los Angeles Palm Springs San Diego San Francisco San Jose Santa Barbara Boulder Denver Hartford New Haven Norwalk Washington Fort Myers Jacksonville Miami Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa West Palm Beach Daytona Beach Marina del Rey + 29 more

Also called the Director of Photography (or DP, for short), the cinematographer is the person who brings the “magic” behind the camera, blending his/her technical knowledge of lighting techniques with the artistic sensibility to compose the best shots for the film. [+]

Also called the Director of Photography (or DP, for short), the cinematographer is the person who brings the “magic” behind the camera, blending his/her technical knowledge of lighting techniques with the artistic sensibility to compose the best shots for the film. Working side-by-side with the director from concept to completion, the DP serves as the director's right hand as a partner, confidant and ally through the entire process of the shoot. The director relies on a good cinematographer to help come up with outstanding shots and direct the camera/lighting crew to make every image the best it can be. Needless to say, this job is full of creative possibilities. It is also a position that can make or break a film.... [-]


3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive

TheFilmSchool
Campus 3 weeks July 2018 USA Washington

The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive teaches the principles and mechanisms of structure and character, as well as the courage of personal storytelling, through five distinct approaches. [+]

The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive is a journey of self-discovery–taught by current industry leaders. This program is designed to help you unleash your unique storytelling voice and give you the tools to take your script from page to screen. A tour de force in screenwriting and directing.

Course Description

To be a successful in the digital age, writers and filmmakers must not only write exceptional stories, but also understand how to get their story from script to screen.You will experience a deeper connection to the creative part of you as this fast paced diversified program immerses you in character development, story structure, “on your feet” directing and acting, comedy improvisational writing, and the business of the business. At the end of 3 intense weeks you will emerge with a practical understanding of screenwriting, filmmaking, what is necessary to get your story from script to screen and a network of professionals at your fingertips.... [-]


Course - Writing for Film & Television

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Canada Vancouver

To make it as a professional screenwriter, you must have an absolute command of the craft of storytelling and a deep understanding of the world of film and television. What you [+]

To make it as a professional screenwriter, you must have an absolute command of the craft of storytelling and a deep understanding of the world of film and television. What you will learn during the single most intense year of your writing career will transform you from an aspiring writer to a proven writer, ready to compete in today's industry.

What You Will Learn

Your year in Writing for Film & Television will have you writing everything from feature screenplays and episodic television to sketch comedy, short films, and documentary treatments. What you will learn will allow you build a portfolio of production-ready work and gain the industry savviness needed to launch a career as a professional screenwriter.... [-]


Course - Film Production

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 Canada Vancouver

To launch a successful film career, you need technique, experience, and a professional network, and Film Production at Vancouver Film School is dedicated to giving you exactly [+]

To launch a successful film career, you need technique, experience, and a professional network, and Film Production at Vancouver Film School is dedicated to giving you exactly that. At VFS, you learn from the experts while living and breathing filmmaking for one amazingly intense year. You collaborate, broaden your creative horizons, and zero in on your career. You arrive at VFS as someone who likes to make films - you graduate a filmmaker.

One Year of Making Films

At VFS, you're immersed in production throughout your year. Right out of the gate, you're leading and crewing films that incorporate increasingly advanced technical demands, and sophisticated short film projects that form the heart of your professional reel. Along with regular workshops and on-set intensives, these films combine to create a body of experience - and a way to apply everything you learn in Film Production.... [-]


Course - Acting for Film & Television

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Canada Vancouver

Acting for the camera requires a unique set of skills. What you will learn in VFS acting classes emphasizes the fundamentals of cinematic naturalism, the style you'll be expected to achieve [+]

Acting for the camera requires a unique set of skills. What you will learn in VFS acting classes emphasizes the fundamentals of cinematic naturalism, the style you'll be expected to achieve most often when you're on set. From your very first week in school until the last, you'll be on camera.

What You Will Learn

Acting is an art of self-discovery. Your craft is based on a close study of relationships, emotions, and actions, and your talent is seen in every gesture you make and every word you speak in front of the camera. Here are some of the highlights from your year of acting classes at VFS:

Your Physical Instrument

Every day in Acting starts with a routine physical warm-up that includes exercises, stretches, voice and bodywork, and improvisation games.... [-]


Electronic Music Production

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 12 months July 2018 Canada Kelowna

Love to create or produce your own music? Our 12-month Electronic Music Production program is offered as an accelerated skill drove training opportunity through our Audio Engineering department in Kelowna, BC. It was designed for anyone interested in an audio and music production career. LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

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LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

Love to create or produce your own music? Our 12-month Electronic Music Production program is offered as an accelerated skill drove training opportunity through our Audio Engineering department in Kelowna, BC. It was designed for anyone interested in an audio and music production career that has a special interest in digital music production, recording, mixing and arranging.

AUDIO ENGINEERING COLLEGE KELOWNA – ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION

Because of recent developments in specialized audio software, music production is no longer limited to those who work in advanced recording studios. Many digital music producers work out of home-based studios which gives them the opportunity to work on a number of projects while keeping up their own musical endeavors.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Animation for Game, Film, & Visual Effects

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 24 months October 2018 Canada Kelowna

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UP TO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. Do you ever wonder about the talent, dedication and hard work that goes into the magic of bringing a character or environment “alive” in an animation or special effect? Our 3D animation program in Kelowna, BC, trains you to succeed in this continually in demand and evolving field.

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LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UP TO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

Do you ever wonder about the talent, dedication and hard work that goes into the magic of bringing a character or environment “alive” in an animation or special effect? Our 3D animation program in Kelowna, BC, trains you to succeed in this continually in demand and evolving field. Through concept development and storyboarding all the way to post-production and special effects, our Animation for Game, Film, & Visual Effects diploma program allows you to build a strong foundation of 3D animation skills to start your career as an animator in gaming, film, and animation studios across the country.... [-]


Film and Television Year

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA New York

Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed. [+]

Film and Television

Advancement into the Film and Television year is by invitation only and is based on teacher evaluations, academic standing and final performances reviewed by the Academic Committee.The Film and Television year brings the young actor to the world of the camera. Learning to integrate technique with understanding and accommodating the requirements of the camera are the objectives of this year. It is grounded in Scene Study for the Camera, and Acting Process for the Camera. Actors expand their on-camera craft with Auditioning for Film and Television, Commercials and Daytime Drama. Actor’s Comedy Workshop, Monologues and the Voice-over workshop continue to support actors in their growth.Actors in the final semester begin to be introduced to the industry. To prepare them, students take a Business of the Business workshop. They are invited to do monologues for a jury of professional casting directors and agents. A six-week workshop run by casting directors gives actors the opportunity to meet and work with these professionals. The film and television year work culminates with a unit devoted to shooting a final project.In your final semester:... [-]


Course - Acting for Film & Television

VanArts
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Vancouver

Enrolling in the diploma program at the William Davis Centre for Actors’ Study at VanArts means you’ll be mentored by some of the best actors you’ve watched on screen, and come to respect [+]

Course - Acting for Film & Television

Practical, professional and intense; be challenged to go beyond what you thought possible.Enrolling in the diploma program at the William Davis Centre for Actors’ Study at VanArts means you’ll be mentored by some of the best actors you’ve watched on screen, and come to respect. Talent and confidence are both necessary to secure an agent and start working in the industry. You’ll nurture both of these with small acting class sizes in Vancouver, the heart of Hollywood North.At VanArts, you’ll develop a demo reel, head shot and a resume with impact, by using a highly collaborative approach to hone your craft while working with VanArts animation, photography and visual effects departments. Show your range while showing you’re ready to work. Additional acting classes teach voice-over, movement and scene study with real professional actors.You bring self-discipline and determination; we’ll provide the acting school instruction and experience to help you land that role.Next Start Dates... [-]