Lights, Camera and Action

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This is your chance to create a movie in one week!

You get to design a movie, direct it, act in it, film it, produce it and edit it and finally, screen it all in five days using: iPads, HD cameras and iMacs before posting on YouTube.

You decide: make a mini blockbuster, a thriller, or a spooky movie in five EASY stages to show all your friends.

Learn all the core movie making skills:

  • writing a story and a script
  • filming
  • editing
  • screening

This course has been especially designed for young creatives between 12–16 years old and will run during Autumn half term on five consecutive days from 10am–1pm. Please bring your own refreshments and a snack.

After this course, you may wish to join our Easter holiday course: Make a Thriller Movie!

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 1 week!

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

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


How I'll learn

Develop new skills in moviemaking, cinematography, storytelling, designing sets and filming on location.

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


Entry Requirements

All you need is imagination and energy mixed with an ability to learn new skills, work as team, share your ideas, try something new and possibly become a new acting star of the future or a filmmaker, director or producer! 

The stars are the limit! It’s your call… Book now! 


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.