A six-week introductory course to making a short film, from script to screen.
Using case study scripts, practical exercises and demonstrations, the programme will explore how the elements of production come together to produce the script through principal photography
A six-week evening course, designed to teach the process of generating story ideas through the development stage from first draft to the final.
Each week will be divided into lectures and practical exercises accompanied by tutor feedback. The aim is to educate and support new writers in creating and developing short scripts that are dynamic, engaging and feasible for production.
Each week a writing assignment is set, with a specific aim to move the script towards completion.
The Fundamentals of Composition & Camera Directing for Visual Storytelling.
A six-week course designed to introduce and enhance the attributes that inform visual storytelling, for new filmmakers.
Using demonstrations, hands-on exercises and case studies from a broad range of films, you will explore how shot choices inform the visualization of the story. A sample script will be provided as the basis for the assignments between each session. You will be encouraged to use your own camera/mobile device to undertake the projects.
How do directors approach creative collaboration with actors, to create powerful film performances?
Through demonstration, practical exercises, and case studies from a range of films, the course is designed to provide students with a practical and useable palette of skills - associated with the process of directing a performance for film.
The course is designed to support new directors, to progress their on-set skillset, and working practices, as well as developing their communication and interpersonal skills, which are equally essential for directors to possess and utilise.