During the course, you will practice your directing skills on up to 20 short films of different styles, create industry- standard showreel and present it to the panel of film professionals in a public cinema.
Small class sizes means more time with tutors and individual guidance on your projects. Our teachers are actively involved in the film industry and can offer tips on the latest trends in filmmaking.
During the study you will direct at least 2 festival-worthy films shot on the most popular cinema cameras such as RED Gemini, RED Dragon, Alexa Amira or Sony f55.
You will get a chance to take part in filmmaking internship on a professional film set. The internship will grow your network of all-important contacts and set yourself apart in a very competitive career field.
During the study you will invest most of the time developing films. Your main focus will be to produce at least 2 festival-worthy final films in cooperation with your classmates. You will have access to on-site located green screen and lighting studio and high-end filmmaking equipment at the value of more than 90 000 USD. Through guidance of your tutors, you will prepare your films on the same level as a professional film production.
Below you can see the basic topics which you will complete on the course. You will turn into practice all knowledge acquired in the classroom. During practical exercises, you will create industry-standard showreel and equip yourself with key skills for directing festival-worthy films of high production value. The curriculum of the 1 Year Directing Course is identical to the first year of the 2 Years Filmmaking Degree Course.
After finishing 1 Year Filmmaking Course with directing specialisation, you will receive qualification BTEC Level 4 HNC in Film. You can decide to start working in the film industry or continue your studies to the second year.