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Learn the art and techniques of film making, develop your ideas from scripts, filming and editing.

What will you learn on this course?

This course will teach you all the necessary skills to make a short film. You will experience the entire process from developing ideas, writing a script, producing, directing, filming and editing.

You will work with MAC’s professional cameras and specialist sound recording equipment and learn to edit your film on using Final Cut Pro in MAC’s dedicated media studio.

This is a very practical course, taught through demonstrations and guidance from the tutor and hands on experience. You will work in small groups to realise your ideas and enabling you to experience all aspects of short film production.

On completing this course, you can expect to have developed an understanding of the film making process and produced your own short film.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners and improvers. It is suitable for those who are completely new to film making and those with some existing skills, including those who have attended this course before.

The course is accessible for people with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible and a carer or support worker may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

Students should bring a 32GB usb stick or portable drive with plenty of storage to take their projects home.  MAC cameras and computers are provided whilst on site only. If you wish to film off site, you will need your own equipment.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs. 

Who teaches this course?

Martin McNally

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Dates & Times

    Introduction to Film Making (DM10 Autumn)