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.

Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Try it out: video for social media

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Video is everywhere. But what are the differences between the different platforms and how do you tell what kind of video works for you and your target audience and what doesn’t?
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. Narrative film making

    Narrative film making

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy yourself as the next Spielberg or Tarantino? Learn to produce your own short fiction film, from storyboards and pre-production to shooting and editing. Explore how to construct an exciting narrative, experiment with different shots and camera movements, and get to grips with recording and editing technology, producing your own professional-looking short movie.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  9. Digital video editing: stage 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Already experienced in editing but want to up your game? You might have got to grips with some of the industry's top software - but tools are only half the story. This practical workshop focuses on the importance of structure and content creation, as well as commonly encountered problems in the editing process, and how to analyse your own and other's work to transform your footage.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  10. City Lit Pro: Adobe Animate (Flash) intensive

    Course Date: Fri 5 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    City Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this practical course you will learn the key tools, techniques and processes to produce your own short animations using Animate CC.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £399.00

  11. Advanced Adobe After Effects

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 10 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Whether your interest is animated SFX, Motion graphics or character animation, this advanced fast paced After Effects course will move your work to a more professional level.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  12. Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X: intensive

    Course Date: Mon 29 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with the industry software Final Cut Pro X on this intensive introductory course, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, how to construct a narrative, and the technical features specific to Final Cut Pro X, trying your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer. Tutor: Lily Markiewicz.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  13. Film editing: theory, demonstration and discussion

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 3 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how editing can totally change the meaning and story of a film. This class offers some insights into the working principles, structuring ideas and aesthetics involved in the practice and craft of editing. We'll take a look at what it takes to make a good story and how to achieve drama in boring subjects.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  14. Video editing: Final Cut Pro X tips and tricks

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course offers some valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency with using the editing software. Previous experience with FCPX 10.3 is essential.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  15. Advanced DSLR: interview techniques

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Learn how to shoot professional quality interviews with your DSLR camera on this practical course. Explore advanced techniques used in one camera and multi camera interview situations as well as advanced lighting, sound and editing.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

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