Bournemouth, United Kingdom


when 20 July 2021 - 6 August 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2295

From scriptwriting to finished film, this intense course offers the chance to learn about the fundamentals of filmmaking while gaining practical experience with industry-standard equipment, working with actors on set and learning the art of directing. Finished films will be screened for group critique.

Course leader

AUB staff

Target group

Ages 15+

Course aim

You will explore important pre-production techniques of how to work with a script, storyboarding and developing a narrative story before moving on to shooting a short film. Working together as a film crew you will rotate roles to get varied experience of the entire film process, covering important aspects such as how to shoot a scene and gain practical experience using professional camera and sound equipment. You will also have the opportunity to work with live actors on set and learn the art of directing. During post-production, you will explore and experiment with image and sound editing software in our film digital suites to get your short film ready for screening at the end of the course.

Create a short film from initial idea through to post-production
Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking
Scriptwriting and developing drafts
Production design
Short documentary: workshop
The art of directing; working with actors, casting and rehearsals
Lighting a scene
Camera angles and shot selection
Two-three days live film shooting
Editing and post-production techniques
Sound editing
Film screening with group critique

Credits info

Credits available. Contact us for more details.

Fee info

GBP 2295: Course fee
GBP 1200: Residential fee



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