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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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13 Reasons Why Filmmakers Celebrate Independence

Two huge civic celebrations of independence are coming up: July 1st is Canada's 150 birthday - celebrating how they threw off the yoke of the British government, and July 4th - the day all Americans celebrate how a raggle-taggle gang of upstarts disrupted the British...

Why is Deadpool so Successful?

Most people, including the writers and producers of Deadpool, have been surprised at its incredible level of success. It set a new box office record for an R-rated film, and has had gotten positive reviews from critics and the audience. Let’s take a look at what,...

Writing Characters: Go Beyond Stereotypes

Go beyond stereotypes Do any of these sound familiar TV shows or films you've seen? The cop whose marriage broke up because he could never switch off his work The hooker who is only doing that kind of work because she’s a single mother The young bully who turns out to...