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Short Courses

Take a look at our range of world-renowned
evening and weekend film training courses

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BTEC Level 5 HND in Moving Image

Industry-focussed 2-year HND course that
fits around your work/life commitments

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MA/MSc in Film

Design your own postgraduate film degree based
on your personal & professional interests

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Raindance Film Festival

The biggest indie film festival in the UK, showcasing
shorts, features, web series, music videos and VR

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Five Great Hand-to-Hand Combat Movies

The Raid 1 & 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2piDs9HMn4 The Raid surprises with an amazing – and for most people unknown – new style of Indonesian martial art called Pancack Silat. Coming out in 2011, The Raid stunned audiences with its fast and acrobatic fight...

Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

1. Give your characters a voice A test of good dialogue is: can you omit the character’s name heading and still know who’s speaking? If so, you have found your character’s unique voice. In one screenplay I had a character who, for purposes of maintaining control,...

The Battle of Netflix

To most people, the Cannes Film Festival is the epitome of what the film industry represents in our collective unconsciousness: glamour, beautiful people doing awesome things, red carpets, flashes and validation from the masses in the form of cheers and long rounds of...