Video, filmmaking and storyboarding

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.

Download information on course levels and progression courses for video and film making in 2018.

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

  1. Video editing: Adobe Premiere Pro intensive

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This fast-paced, practical course provides an invaluable introduction to this exciting, industry-standard software. Learn the fundamentals of digital editing and its conventions, as well as technical features specific to Premiere Pro CC, and how to construct an effective narrative.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Film editing: theory, demonstration and discussion

    Course Date: Thu 12 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Editing radically affects the meaning, aesthetic and success of a film. This course offers insights into the working principles, structuring of ideas and aesthetics involved in the practice and craft of editing. Invaluable for enhancing your film making practice.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Video editing: Adobe Premiere tips and tricks

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course offers valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency. Previous experience with Adobe Premiere Pro CC is essential.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  4. Video editing: Final Cut Pro X intensive

    Course Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this intensive introduction to the exciting, industry-used editing software, you will learn the fundamentals of digital editing and its conventions. As well as learning about specific technical features of FCPX you will explore narrative construction in general.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  5. DSLR for video: shoot and edit

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you think that 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: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  6. Create a short film in five evenings

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you always wanted to make a film but didn’t know where to start? On this short, practical course you will learn how to produce your own short film, from scripting to shooting and editing. 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

  7. Experimental film making

    Course Date: Mon 30 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Push boundaries exploring experimental digital film making. Explore ideas, build skills and develop your own personal project using HD cameras and Final Cut Pro X editing software.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  8. Sketchup Pro intensive for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 30 Jul 2018
    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. Here you can develop skills in visualising and modelling interior spaces and 3D forms with this accessible and intuitive program.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Filming and compositing with green screen

    Course Date: Mon 30 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compositing, or seamlessly layering images, is a visual effect used in all film making. This practical course not only introduces you to the techniques of green screen filming and compositing, but also enables you to improve the process and workflow.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Video editing: Final Cut Pro tips and tricks

    Course Date: Sun 5 Aug 2018
    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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

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