Short Courses

Whether it is for one day or six weeks, our broad range of short courses will immerse you in every aspect of practical filmmaking from the creative to the technical. Learn essential industry-relevant skills from current film and TV professionals, and gain the knowledge and experience to further your career.

THINK FILM.  BREATHE FILM.  LIVE FILM.

 

Filmmaking Certificate

From script to screen in 4 weeks. Shoot on Super 16mm film or digital with the Arri Alexa

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Documentary Filmmaking Certificate

Document reality. Discover the power of factual filmmaking in 6 weeks

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BFI Film Academy

For young aspiring filmmakers aged 16-19 years old

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Directing Certificate

Hone your directing skills and shoot a short film on this 4-day intensive course

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Cinematography Certificate

5-day intensive shooting and lighting for film using the Arri Alexa

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Introduction to Documentary

Learn the strategies and skills you need to develop your documentary on this 5-day intensive course.

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Producing Certificate

Intensive 5-day overview of practical producing for individuals and production teams

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Screenwriting Certificate

Write a short script in 2 weeks

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Cinematography: Shooting and Lighting for DSLR

Get to grips with cinematography techniques in just 1 day

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Composing: Music in Film

Discover how to create amazing music for film in 2 days

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Directing: Filmmakers' Toolkit

Get the essential toolkit for directing in this 2-day workshop

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Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro

Spend a weekend learning one of the sought-after digital editing interfaces

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Editing: AVID Media Composer

Acquire a working understanding of non-linear editing in a weekend

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Editing Final Cut Pro X

Spend a weekend learning one of the sought-after digital editing interfaces

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Producing: Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling

Learn to use the recoginsed industry standard software for budgeting and scheduling in just 4 days

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Producing: Production Management

Learn the key tasks that are essential for a production to run smoothly in just one day

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Producing: The Business of Film

Cover the entire filmmaking process in one day

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Screenplay in a Day

Complete a blueprint for a feature or short film in this 1-day workshop 

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