Introduction to Film and Media

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Always wondered how to make a film but didn’t know where to start? Join this exciting  ten-week course for beginners to develop core skills in image making, film making and multimedia. 

This course will introduce you to the core elements of film making from the initial idea to the final screening including the creative aspects of storytelling for film.

Learn how to build tension and to lure the audience into your first, future blockbuster! 

Learn also critical thinking and presentation skills for screening events and online sites.

Learn how to use iPads, HD cameras, lighting set-up, microphones, tripods, green screen, music, editing and sound effects!

This course will run on 10 Saturday mornings from 10am–1pm. The course will not run in half terms.

What I'll learn

Learn how to work as creative film crew and decide the story, the actors, the scenes, the action and the ending in this fun, easy to follow short film course.

Learn all the core movie making skills: writing a story and a script, decide the shots and the actors.

Learn how to film if it for a creative effect, edit it, add sound and special effects and post online all in 10 weeks!

We will look at classic movie genres and discover the tricks, come up with a unique  theme, decide all the key roles and get together to make our movie masterpiece. 

A great way to get into the world of filmmaking and magic - all on your doorstep! “Action…”


How I'll learn

Develop new skills in movie making, cinematography, storytelling, designing easy sets and filming on location.

Develop confidence and presentation skills sharing your ideas with the group and leadership to direct and produce your first mini movie and present to an audience. 


Entry Requirements

All you need is imagination and energy mixed with an ability to tell a story, learn new skills, work as team, share your ideas, try something new and become a new director/producer, camera person or star of the future now!

Take the first step to a new career! 


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.