About 99-Minute Film School
Of course, we can’t teach you everything there is to know about filmmaking in 99 minutes, but you’d be surprised how much you can learn about making films and the film industry in just a single evening.
The class will run through the core essentials you will need to make a film and create a plan to launch your career, with dozens of tangible tips on everything from sourcing your film crew, marketing your film and finding work on film sets.
What will it cover?
By the end of the class, you have an introductory understanding of:
- Finding a viable script
- Sourcing cast and crew
- Shooting tips
- Getting your film seen
- Social media basics for filmmakers
- The career ladder
- Distribution and exhibition
- Money and how to get paid
Who is it for?
99-Minute Film School is suitable for people new to filmmaking, as well as those with some knowledge and experience looking to gain a better understanding of working in the film industry.
About the tutor
Elliot Grove is the founder of Raindance Film Festival and the British Independent Film Awards. He has produced over hundreds of short films and also five feature films, including the multi-award-winning The Living and the Dead in 2006. He teaches screenwriting and producing in the UK, Europe, Asia and America.
Elliot has written three books which have become industry standards: Raindance Writers’ Lab: Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay, now in its second edition (Focal Press 2008), Raindance Producers’ Lab: Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking (Focal Press 2013) and 130 Projects to Get You Into Filmmaking (Barrons 2009). In 2009 he was awarded a PhD for services to film education.
What they’re saying
— Robert Sladden (@RobSladden) January 17, 2017
— Alton Letto (@altonletto) January 15, 2014
@elliot_grove Elliot thank you for an an exciting and enlightening 99 minute film school just now. It was really excellent.
— kayvan (@sweet_est_pea) May 10, 2016