Italy, Lucca

Young Film Academy's Residential Filmmaking

when 19 August 2012 - 26 August 2012
duration 1 week
fee GBP 1290

This is a truly unique opportunity for aspiring filmmakers and actors aged 16-19 to follow in the footsteps of cinema legends like Luchino Visconti, Roberto Rossellini and Federico Fellini, shooting in some of the most beautiful cinematic landscapes on Earth.

Students learn hands-on filmmaking skills from our award-winning tutors and put them into action to write, shoot, direct, act, and post-produce their own films set against the jawdropping beauty of the Tuscan Hills in Italy.

During the course, students sample the extraordinary cultural delights of nearby Florence with a day-trip to one of its world-famous art galleries, taking in a passegiata stroll and a film at the legendary Baroque cinema housed inside the Palazzo dello Strozzino.

Screenings of the completed films will be held at the culmination of the course, while back in London there'll be a West End Premiere at a top industry venue for friends and family, complete with drinks reception and Awards Ceremony.

Overall, a truly unforgettable filmmaking experience!

Course leader

James Walker

Target group

16-19 year-olds

Course aim

Practical filmmaking experience for young people aged 16-19

Fee info

GBP 1290: Accommodation, food, equipment, tuition, pastoral care, copy of final film and West End screening.