Young Filmmakers' Academy - Two-week Summer Course

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 2-week summer courses, located in London, culminate in the production of live action shorts, which can serve as the starting point for a career in film.

Course Features

  • Gain an understanding of each of the different roles involved in making films. Go from 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.
COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 weeks

Guided by experienced filmmaking professionals and teachers, this practical, multi-disciplinary course provides innovative, enjoyable and relevant training in the various roles behind the camera including: screenwriting, directing, camera operating, cinematography, boom operating and sound mixing, and recording. Shooting a number of films in a studio or on-location environment using a high-end HD camera, all participants will experience the latest in digital acquisition by shooting films in HD with sync sound dialogue recording.

Our Young Filmmakers will learn about the collaborative nature of filmmaking, working as a team with their peers. They will learn to combine technical skills with visual communication and narrative storytelling, developing stories into scripts and then shooting their films with professional actors. An experienced editor will guide them through editing films using Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere. All films made on the course will then be shown to family and friends at a celebratory screening. 

Young Filmmakers’ Academy - Dates & Venues

  • Dates: 17 July 2017 – 28 July 2017
  • Location: London Film Academy, Fulham, SW6 1QR
  • Times: 10am – 5pm (access to the academy will be available from 9am – 6pm
  • Price: £995 (early bird offer is applicable £845 for bookings made by 5 June 2017)

FURTHER ENQUIRIES & BOOKING: Email: YFA@londonfilmacademy.com or call us on +44(0)20 7386 7711.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Our two-week Young Filmmakers’ Academy is open enrolment.
  • All applicants must be fluent in English 
  • Age range 13-17 years
APPLY NOW & COURSE DATES

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