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Film School - 3 months course content


As part of the three month film school program you will:

  • Develop ideas for your story under the guidance of expert screenwriters and script developers
  • Explore and create an overall vision for your project through direction and cinematography
  • Learn how to communicate your vision to a cast and crew and how to get the most from individuals and their role on and off set
  • Gain an extensive foundation in practical filmmaking techniques 
  • training
    Type Practical sessions in studio and on-set, workshops and industry seminars.
  • training
    Training Three days per week over three months, intensive.
  • level
    Level Some previous experience is advantageous but not essential
  • training
    Equipment Industry standard filmmaking kit and editing software.

Film School course schedule


WEEK ONE AND TWO

Story development and learning about the various roles in filmmaking.

WEEK THREE AND FOUR

Vision for the project, exploring references, styles and genres. Practicalities of learning the craft including working with actors and designers and learning to use equipment.

WEEK FIVE

Focus on screenwriting and preparing your script.

WEEK SIX

Pre-production for your film. Hire equipment, scout locations and cast actors.

WEEK SEVEN

Finalise your shooting schedule, rehearse and start filming.

WEEK EIGHT AND NINE

The shoot.

WEEK TEN AND ELEVEN

Playback analysis and editing.

WEEK TWELVE

Reflection, debrief and screening.

 
 

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Film School - 3 months venues


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Film School - 3 months tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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FILMMAKING SUMMER SCHOOLS

Use state of the art filmmaking and post-production equipment to write, direct and edit a short film in the Adult Filmmaking Summer School

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