MetFilm School London
MetFilm School London’s principal campus is situated within the world-famous Ealing Studios complex, home of renowned Ealing Comedies like The Ladykillers and Passport to Pimlico, as well as recent films such as The Theory of Everything, Last Night in Soho, and the ITV hit series’ Downton Abbey.
- London is a thriving centre for the creative industries and a global hub for film and content production, as well as being one of the world’s busiest filming cities, the home of historic productions such as Oliver and Alfie, and modern famous pictures including The Bourne Ultimatum, Harry Potter, and more.
- From the oldest continuously working film studio in the world, to one of the newest, our London students also engage in practical activities and productions at our Garden Studios campus, an innovative and sustainably focused film studio specifically designed to support the latest production technologies, situated just a few miles from the Ealing Studios campus.
Why Study in London?
Why Study in London?
The Centre of Industry
London has been the key location for world-famous Oscar winning movies including The Iron Lady and The King’s Speech. The independent television sector is also responsible for some of the most iconic and groundbreaking television formats seen around the world, from The X-Factor and Who Wants to be a Millionaire? to scripted dramas like Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Bridgerton and The Crown.
A Thriving Film Community
London hosts over 50 film festivals annually, as well as boasting some of the world’s most vibrant art-house cinema scenes, and a huge range of resources through the British Film Institute, Cinema Museum, and Kubrick Archives.
The capital is also a great place to find work in the screen industries, with the UK’s largest film studios based either within or in easy reach of London. These include Warner Bro’s Leavesden, Pinewood, Ealing, Garden, Shepperton, Longcross, Elstree, and 3 Mills Studios.
A Diverse City
Being a student in London will allow you to experience one of the most diverse cities in the world, where more than 300 languages are spoken, and a wealth of different cultures and communities live side by side.
Queen of the Suburbs
Ealing is a beautiful area, with something to offer everyone. Home to Ealing Summer Festivals of blues, jazz, comedy, and cuisine, as well as a new cinema, the Ealing Project, it is also one of London’s greenest boroughs, with Ealing Studios overlooking Walpole Park – 28 acres of treelined walkways and playgrounds, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, only a short bus ride away.
Excellent Transport Links
London is an extremely well-connected city, thanks to the Transport for London network, and reaching Ealing in particular is easier than ever with the newly opened Elizabeth Line! The borough is also 25 minutes from Oxford Circus on the Central Line, and 10 minutes from Paddington Station.
Student Information Guides
These guides are for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate applicants and have been designed to advise you on the essential information you will need during your time at MetFilm School London.
Choosing where to live while studying is a big decision, and it’s important to take the time to find out what’s available and what would best suit your needs.
This Finance guide is for prospective MetFilm School applicants for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.
This guide gives international students an overview of what it is like to study at MetFilm School.
This guide contains some useful information that we hope will help you plan ahead for your time as a student and adjust to student life after you’ve arrived.
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