Young Filmmakers’ Academy

Leila Eladawi

  • “Every single day we learnt something new!”
    Leila Eladawi, student Met Young Filmmakers' Academy graduate, 2014

Young Filmmakers’ Academy is a course designed especially for young people aged between 14 and 17 years old who are passionate about filmmaking. With the support of industry professionals at every stage, students will try their hand at a variety of different roles, from directing to editing and everything in-between.

Students of the Young Filmmakers’ Academy will learn how to write scenes, use a camera to tell stories, edit using professional software and direct actors. Although fun and challenging, students should be aware that this course requires the students to work hard in a professional environment, often under significant time pressures.

For more information, request a prospectus.

Learning Goals

  1. Know how to work with actors, including casting, preparing for a shoot, blocking and rehearsing

  2. Understand the key elements of cinematography, including lighting, framing and shooting for the edit

  3. Be able to record sound and understand how it can be used to dramatic effect

  4. Understand how the roles of scriptwriter, director, cinematographer, sound recordist, storyboard artist, editor and continuity assistant interrelate

Start Dates & Prices

  • 6 July 2015 —
  • 3 August 2015 —
  • Price

    £1,500

    Minimum Age: 14-17 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: Our Young Filmmakers’ Academy course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements

    Duration: Three Weeks Full-Time

    Apply Now
  • Price

    £1,500

    Minimum Age: 14-17 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: Our Young Filmmakers’ Academy course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements

    Duration: Three Weeks Full-Time

    Apply Now