Summer course in Film Studies

Top Summer Courses in Film Studies

Film Studies

Online summer courses are offered by the overwhelming majority of post-secondary institutions. Online learning allows students to take courses from virtually anywhere in the world. Students looking for a nontraditional classroom experience should consider taking online summer courses.

Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.

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Young Filmmakers' Academy Summer Course

London Film Academy
Campus 1 - 2 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom London

Our Young Filmmakers’ Academy is aimed at 13 to 17-year-olds and is the perfect way to introduce young people to practical filmmaking. Offering training and workshops in the main areas of filmmaking, these 1-week or 2-week summer courses, located in London, culminating in the production of live action shorts, which can serve as the starting point for a career in film or TV. [+]

Our Young Filmmakers’ Academy is aimed at 13 to 17-year-olds and is the perfect way to introduce young people to practical filmmaking. Offering training and workshops in the main areas of filmmaking, these 1-week or 2-week summer courses, located in London, culminating in the production of live action shorts, which can serve as the starting point for a career in film or TV.

This trailer shows some of the recent work by London Film Academy's young filmmakers.

COURSE FEATURES

OPTION 1: 2-Week course (10 days, Monday – Friday)

Gain an understanding of each of the different roles involved in making films. Go from the story, to script to screen. Varied, collaborative and fun workshops led by a team of experienced teachers and film professionals. Train in 6 key disciplines and achieve a range of film credits. Learn how to write and direct - how to generate stories and how to communicate with actors. Explore the fundamentals of cinematography & sound: digital formats, camera sensor sizes, lens choices, data rates and recording media. Leave with the skills to shoot and make your own films with the equipment at your disposal, from mobile phones to apps and computer software. Receive IMDB credits, and a DVD of work produced. Invite friends and family to celebratory film screenings. ... [-]

Summer Course - Digital Storytelling

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 6 weeks September 2019 Czech Republic Prague United Kingdom London + 2 more

From a quick video on Facebook to a big budget movie, people love stories. What’s your story? Learn how to tell it. Writing a script. Lighting a scene. Storyboarding, editing, sound recording – every process and skill. You’ll learn from professionals: BBC writers and University of the Arts instructors in Stockholm. You’ll explore future technologies like VR and drone piloting. And of course, you’ll make your own short film, and also get to attend an international film festival. [+]

Discover Your Passions. The Best Summer Ever. Travel the world, build skills, and fuel your passions during Winterline Global Skills' Summer programs. You’ll gain hands-on experience in your areas of interest, discover what make you tick, and build lifelong friendships. You’ll understand how what you do impacts others throughout the world, and learn how to build from it. If you’re considering a field of study but not sure yet if it’s right for you, this is your opportunity to try it out while working with and learning from our incredible partner organizations. Get ready for the best summer ever.

JULY 1 – AUGUST 11, 2017

Digital Storytelling

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Practical Filmmaking Summer Course

Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses
Campus Part time 3 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom Bournemouth

The UK film industry continues to be one of the world’s greatest providers of cinematic entertainment, and asks for passion, creativity, technical ability, vision, research and commitment. Ideal for those with an interest in pursuing film or media-related studies, this intense and fast-paced course will give you the chance to explore a variety of roles within the filmmaking process and develop an understanding of both the creative and technical aspects of making a film. [+]

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From scriptwriting to finished film, a chance to learn about the fundamentals of filmmaking.

Course highlights include:

Create a short film from initial idea through to post-production Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking Storyboard Development: Narrative Techniques Script Writing and Developing Drafts Production Design Casting and Rehearsals The Art of Directing; Working with Actors Lighting a Scene Camera Angles and Shot Selection 2 – 3 Days Live Film Shooting Editing and Post Production techniques Sound Editing Film screening with a group critique

The UK film industry continues to be one of the world’s greatest providers of cinematic entertainment and asks for passion, creativity, technical ability, vision, research and commitment. Ideal for those with an interest in pursuing film or media-related studies, this intense and fast-paced course will give you the chance to explore a variety of roles within the filmmaking process and develop an understanding of both the creative and technical aspects of making a film.... [-]


Filmmaking - Summer workshops

Prague Film School
Campus Full time 4 weeks Open Enrollment Czech Republic Prague

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing, and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film. Each student writes, shoots, directs and edits his or her own film.

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SUMMER 2019

Dates:

June Filmmaking Workshop:June 2 - June 29July Filmmaking Workshop: June 30 – July 27August Filmmaking Workshop: July 28 - August 24

Each participant shoots his or her own film.

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing, and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film.

The first two weeks of the program are classroom-based – introducing the fundamentals of directing, screenwriting, editing, cinematography, and sound while also prepping students for their end-of- workshop short film. Each student writes and directs his or her own short while also working on other student productions in various crew capacities.... [-]


Summer Course in Virtual Reality and 360° Video Production

NABA Summer school 2019
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Italy Rome

These days, becoming an immersive creator is both a considerable challenge and a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers and media producers. This course explores all the aspects of realizing a 360° video using today’s most relevant technologies. [+]

These days, becoming an immersive creator is both a considerable challenge and a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers and media producers. This course explores all the aspects of realizing a 360° video using today’s most relevant technologies.

First, you will examine why modern virtual reality is a truly new type of medium distinct from all previous forms. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the 360° camera and discover which tools work best in which scenarios. Next, you will identify stories that are better told through an experience than through other media. Finally, you will get hands-on practice with the complete workflow of a virtual reality project, including developing the concept, choosing the technology, doing preproduction, and shooting in 360° video—followed by the post-production processes of editing, stitching, finalizing, and publishing your 360° videos.... [-]


Film Summer Course

ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews USA New Haven + 2 more

Students of all abilities have the unique opportunity to discover the fascinating world of film-making and to let their imaginations run free. Expert tutors who are professionals in the film industry, lead this practical course through interactive seminars, technical training and hands-on experience behind the camera. [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews in Scotland or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]


SUMMER FILMMAKING PROGRAM

ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle
Campus Full time Part time 4 weeks July 2019 France Paris Nice Belgium Brussels + 4 more

This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes long).

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Our summer programs offer eligible students from all the world the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work in the company of peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning. All faculty at ESRA are recognized teachers and working professionals. Our focus is on rigorous academics and learning but also on the social experience that results from bringing international students together. This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes long). Students learn to write their scripts, how to use digital filmmaking equipment during workshop sessions and go into production. It introduces students to every step from the creative idea to the finalization of a short movie project. During the first two weeks of the program, courses cover the theoretical approach of storytelling and narrative structure, visual grammar, light, and image and students develop their own script during workshop sessions. During the last two weeks of the program, students direct, shoot and edit a three to the five-minute short movie. This program features lectures, screenings, and discussion of classic movies, practical workshops, and field experience. The program lasts 4 weeks and can be divided into two parts of 2 weeks that can be taken individually during the month of July.It is available in Paris and Nice in France and in Brussels Belgium. ... [-]


Summer Filmmaking Initiation Campus 2019

FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Campus Full time 5 weeks June 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The five weeks will transform your view of filmmaking and perhaps make you decide to pursue your dream of a lifetime. In addition you will fall in love with Prague and find new friends. [+]

Are you at the crossroads of your studies, or do you want to decide what your main focus is? Are you creative, witty and bold? Do you wish to gain a brief yet comprehensive experience in the fields of directing, cinematography, sound design and editing, and experience an A-class film festival with the accreditation of a film pro? Our well-established Summer Filmmaking Initiation Campus can help you focus your creative energy and might provide not only a wealth of knowledge but also some rather sought-after self-knowledge. The five weeks will transform your view of filmmaking and perhaps make you decide to pursue your dream of a lifetime. Plus you will fall in love with Prague and find new friends. Such has been our experience every year. Our summer course may also serve as your summer university activity; the content of the studies is defined in ECTS credits and upon graduation students obtain a Transcript of Records.... [-]


CEEA International Summer Class

CEEA European Sreenwriting School Of Paris
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2019 France Paris

If you love films and TV series and want to write scripts (or already do) ; if you wish to practice your skills in a friendly yet demanding atmosphere, in the heart of one of the world’s most inspiring and beautiful cities... this course is for you !

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CEEA International Summer Class Program

If you love films and TV series and want to write scripts (or already do) ; if you wish to practice your skills in a friendly yet demanding atmosphere, in the heart of one of the world’s most inspiring and beautiful cities... this course is for you !

Our summer class is an intensive 3-week workshop in one of the most prestigious and selective screenwriting schools in France : the Conservatoire Européen d’écriture audiovisuelle (CEEA, European Writing School).

This summer workshop offers a high-quality, hands-on approach to the art of scriptwriting… in a unique learning environment.

The school is located in the stunning 18th century Hôtel de Massa, in the 14th arrondissement. It is right next to the Observatory and just a few streets away from the iconic Luxembourg Gardens, lively Montparnasse area and the Latin Quarter where so many writers, filmmakers and artists have lived, worked and studied.... [-]