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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

Read More

Raindance Film Festival

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

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6 Producing Skills That Saved Directors

Producing is the toughest job in the film industry, alongside directing and producing and all the others. No, filmmaking is not easy. Directors tend to get all the credit for the artistic integrity of the project. Actors will get all the attention. And producers?...

Why Sound Matters in Movies

I grew up watching cowboy movies on TV, and my enduring memories from those films are the sounds of creaking saddle leather, horses hooves on rocks and bullets ricocheting. Without those sounds the movies would not have been nearly as credible. Fast forward to the...

‘This is what democracy looks like’

With the shock results of our recent general election in the UK the role of politics at a local level to get people motivated and involved is in focus. We travelled to Sheffield DocFest, a champion of the independent filmmaker, last month to find this mood exhibited...