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 or TV.
This trailer shows some of the recent work by London Film Academy's young filmmakers.
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.
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)
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After I attended the course, I returned home and worked my way up as a PA on TV productions. I really think the Filmmaking Certificate was the best thing I could have done to carve a career in filmmaking.
Pietro Ponticelli, Filmmaking Certificate
Building on what I learned at LFA, I have had a feature script optioned in LA plus a TV series optioned in the UK and greenlit by a broadcaster.
John Lubas, Scriptwriter, LFA Graduate
Superbly taught – an amazing experience. The course is very detailed and the tutors explain material and theory in an accessible way. Then we put theory into practice immediately via workshops.
Leah Margoye, Filmmaking Certificate
No short cuts from the LFA. All films we receive are well documented and of a very high standard, certainly a Film School we are proud to be associated with.
Len Thornton, Soho Images
The films produced here are as good and in some respects better than many of the more high profile film schools in the UK. This is the right place for motivated and enthusiastic young filmmakers who want to develop their skills.
Sandy Lieberson, Film London
Today I have today a secure and successful career in film and television, thanks to knowledge gained at LFA.
Akbar Allana, Filmmaking Diploma
A complete and intensive ‘hands-on’ experience. Excellent tutors with great facilities and equipment, especially the editing suites and set-building studios.
Patricia Delso Lucas, Filmmaking Foundation
Going through all of the aspects of filmmaking in my one year at LFA has been a positive stepping stone into the professional world. This course helped me select Directing as a career path for the future.
Mehreen Hasan, Filmmaking Diploma
LFA de-mystifies the production process, and gives you the technical knowledge to make your own films
Terry Jones, Writer, Director & Actor
Collaboration is crucial to filmmaking, and in keeping with this, one of the key criteria applied when selecting people for the diploma is there likely capacity for team work.
The Guardian, Shooting Stars
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