How to Make a Short Film – Online Filmmaking Course








Last updated on April 25, 2024 2:30 pm

Do you have a passion for film? Learn the key skills of filmmaking in this online course from the British Film Institute.

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Who is the course for?

From absolute beginners to those wanting to refresh their skills, How to Make a Short Film is designed for anyone with a passion for film and filmmaking.

You might be a student or filmmaker at the start of your career, a professional who wants to incorporate film into your work, or an educator – such as a teacher, youth worker or arts practitioner, who needs the skills to support and develop the work of others.

You might also want to try filmmaking as an expressive activity in itself, experimenting with different techniques, and using the activities to discover the creative potential of the medium.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Apply filmmaking techniques and concepts learnt on the course in a practical way

Develop an understanding of the basic skills required to make a film

Engage with and learn from a wide range of films from archive titles to student work

Practice a range of filmmaking skills such as framing a shot, using camera movement and editing a sequence

Demonstrate the ability to read a film scene

Describe the different ways that film can show the passing of time

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