Intro to Filmmaking

Intro to Filmmaking

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Looking to build your future in the screen industries? MetFilm School is the perfect place to turn your passion into practice. Working closely with leading industry professionals, we offer you a career-focused, cutting edge, practical learning experience.

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KEY FACTS

Intro to Filmmaking

  • Two-day weekend course
  • For students who are passionate about film, TV and online video content and would like to explore different filmmaking crafts in a fun and practical way
  • Gives students an opportunity to direct professional actors for a short film which will be screened at the end of the course
  • Suitable for beginner, no previous experience is required

What you will study

  • Discover the roles of Director, Sound Recordist and Editor
  • Direct professional actors
  • Study script interpretation and storyboard creation
  • Learn the basics of camera operation and how to translate narrative content effectively on-­screen
  • Find out about camera techniques including, how to frame a shot, shot selection and shooting for the edit
  • Get familiar with professional editing software to be able to digitise footage, select and trim shots, adjust sound and create titles
  • Learn how to record clean sound and how to use sound in your edit

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Start Dates & Prices

  • 15 September 2018 — 16 September 2018
  • 03 November 2018 — 04 November 2018
  • 03 August 2019 — 04 August 2019
  • 16 November 2019 — 17 November 2019
  • 22 February 2020 — 23 February 2020
  • 01 August 2020 — 02 August 2020
  • 14 November 2020 — 15 November 2020
  • Price

    £500

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm)

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm)

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm)

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm)

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm

  • UK/EEU Students

    £550

    International Students

    £550

    Entry Requirements: The Intro to Filmmaking course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate a first come, first served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Two Days Full-Time, (Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm


WHY METFILM SCHOOL?

  • Famous facilities at Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein. Learn more
  • Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars. Learn more about our tutors and guest speakers
  • Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals. Find out more
  • Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Find out more.
  • Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses


Frequently Asked Questions

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