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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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Spring Clean Your Screenwriting

So, it’s that time of year again, Screenwriter friends. We all make resolutions in January about how we want to change certain habits and achieve our goals – so let’s take a look at how that’s going. Especially as creatives, often working intermittently across many...

The Big 5 Characteristics of Deep Characterisation

One of the notes that writers are most frequently given is that their characters are underdeveloped, and because of this they feel unengaging and unbelievable. We all know that the main characters in films and novels need to be compelling and complex, but for many...

Victim: A New Kind of Protagonist?

This point in world history marks a moment where everything changed. Maybe it ‘s a result of social media, or maybe it is because the hero needs a more interesting companion story. Or maybe, we are tired of devaluing the feminine and we are curious about a different...