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Short Courses

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

BTEC Level 5 HND

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

MA/MSc in Film

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

Raindance Film Festival

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

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    2019.01.19


    Saturday Film School London

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    Saturday 19th January 2019, 10:00 - 17:00
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    Screenwriter’s Foundation Certificate London

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    Wednesday 23 January, 18:30-21:00
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    2019.01.24


    Film Directing Foundation Certificate

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    Thursday 24th January 2019, 18:30-21:00
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    2019.01.26


    Film Directing Masterclass with Ate de Jong

    Rated 4.90 out of 5
    $320.54$356.15
    26 & 27 January, 10:00-17:00
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