Video, Filmmaking & Storyboarding Courses in London

Are you interested in creating films? If so, we can show you the essential elements of film making from the set up of a shot to the editing stage. Whether you're a beginner, or you would like to advance your current knowledge, our part-time courses delivered by expert tutors could be exactly what you're looking for. Our courses are offered during the evenings, daytime and weekends.

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  1. Documentary film making: a practical course

    Documentary film making: a practical course

    Course Date: Mon 25 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you want to learn how to make professional documentary films to attract commissions, for film festivals entries, or just to get your story out there, this course is for you.

    On this exciting practical course, taught by practicing professional film makers you will learn everything you need to know to research, shoot and edit your own project. You'll use industry-standard cameras and editing software including DaVinci Resolve (the popular free editing software with fully professional capabilities).
    Full fee: £1,599.00
    Senior fee: £1,279.00
    Concession: £975.00

  2. Try it out: Adobe After Effects

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 30 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this short practical course you will not only learn the basics in animating and combining text and image but you will gain an understanding of how Adobe After Effects CC can improve your film and video and animation projects. This course links directs to ‘Adobe After Effects: introduction to film and video effects’ , code VG507.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. City Lit Film forum

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting, new, supportive and productive workshop environment where students can share work and get individual tutorial help, have peer support and engage in guided group discussions related to movie-making.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. Try it out: filming with a DSLR camera

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Dec 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how to use the manual settings of your DSLR camera to shoot professional-level video on this introductory workshop.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. Create a short film in 5 evenings

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you always wanted to make a film but didn’t know where to start? This practical course will guide you through all the film making processes including scripting, filming and recording sound and editing and exporting your own short film. This course will be held at City Lit although some filming may take place off site.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  6. Adobe Premiere Pro video editing: stage 1

    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with industry software Adobe Premiere Pro, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  7. Adobe After Effects: beginning motion graphics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Motion graphics are the crossroad between animation and graphic design. Learn how to use Adobe After Effects CC to present information creatively using animated text, graphics and video. Invaluable for designers and film makers.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  8. Experimental film making

    Experimental film making

    Course Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this fast track practical experimental film making course you will be encouraged to push boundaries exploring experimental digital film making. Explore ideas, develop skills and create your own personal project using professional equipment and software. Invaluable for film makers and artists who wish to enhance their moving image practice.explore visual and conceptual ideas,.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  9. Introduction to free video editing software

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 17 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You don’t have to spend money to get editing. This is a short introduction to video editing using DaVinci Resolve, a free but highly professional editing package comparable to Final Cut X, Avid and Premiere Pro.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  10. Adobe After Effects: introduction to film and video effects

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 21 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to give your videos a professional edge? Learn how to use Adobe After Effects to apply a range of animated effects to enhance your video projects. Get to grips with the tools of the software, learn to organise your workflow and come up with great creative ideas, and develop your own project with an expert filmmaker on hand to guide you.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  11. Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X: stage 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already have some editing experience but want to up your game? Take things to a more professional standard by mastering some of the more advanced features of the industry software Final Cut Pro X. Get to grips with screen-direction, advanced trimming techniques, effects, and basic colour correction, as well as working on your narrative skills, to create impressive portfolio pieces.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  12. Adobe Premiere Pro video editing: stage 2

    Course Date: Wed 4 Mar 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this continuation of editing with Premiere we look at more advanced editing tools like trimming and motion properties, and turn our attention to some of the core principles that govern narrative structure.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  13. DSLR for video: shoot and edit

    DSLR for video: shoot and edit

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 10 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Think quality video production needs a whole film crew? Think again! Discover how you can easily shoot and edit professional-level video on your own digital SLR camera; get expert guidance on the whole process and find out why DSLRs have become the camera of choice for many broadcast professionals.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  14. Compression techniques for digital video makers

    Course Date: Wed 8 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever struggle to send your videos out to family and friends? This quick one-day course introduces the basics of video compression: using the software effectively and judging appropriate formats to use. An essential course to make sharing your films as painless as possible.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  15. Create a short film in a day

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Shoot, edit and export a short film in this fun and fast paced practical introduction to film making.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

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