Filmmaking Certificate

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Program Description

Get a practical, inspirational and gratifying introduction to filmmaking and make with your own film in just four weeks!

Ideal for people new to filmmaking, this intensive short course offers students a broad and invaluable grounding in the basic filmmaking principles. Over four weeks you will learn a range of industry-relevant skills from working film and TV professionals and get the opportunity to take a project from concept to script to screen.

Working in small groups, you will produce a number of non-sync visual narrative short films, shooting exclusively on professional Super 16mm camera equipment (Arriflex) or Arri Alexa Digital. Collaborating with fellow students, actors and tutors build confidence while concurrently offering networking opportunities and access to industry training on productions within LFA.

Our knowledgeable tutors are here to help, advise, support and encourage you throughout your time a London Film Academy, equipping students with the skills required to gain successful entry-level jobs in the film and TV industry.

Filmmaking Certificate students are introduced to essential filmmaking disciplines including:

  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Casting and Auditioning
  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Editing (Adobe Premiere)
  • Practical exercises will demonstrate.
  • Key lighting techniques
  • Directing professional actors
  • Handling Arriflex Super 16mm film equipment or Arri Alexa digital equipment
  • Understanding the production organisation

Your finished films are showcased in the LFA cinema and you will receive a certificate of completion and a YouTube showreel link after you have graduated.

What Type Of Students Are We Looking For?

We are looking for committed and dedicated students who a proven passion and flair for filmmaking. We want people seeking to make a professional career in the film or television industry. You must be articulate, creating and a team player, and thrive in a practical hands-on environment working collaboratively.

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants must be fluent in English: English Language Level: Upper-Intermediate.
  • Minimum age 18.

Find Out More

Find out more about the Filmmaking Certificate: www.londonfilmacademy.com/course/Filmmaking-Certificate

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional looking for a specialised short course, London Filme Academy covers every filmmaking discipline from fiction to documentary-making. Recog ... Read More

Whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional looking for a specialised short course, London Filme Academy covers every filmmaking discipline from fiction to documentary-making. Recognised as a centre of excellence, we are reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, and partner with some of the most original and forward-thinking voices in the creative industry today. Read less