Film Making (1-2 weeks)
This course will give you real insight into many aspects of cinematography and the world of film. Whilst being fun and informative you will leave with a real sense of achievement as the two weeks culminate in the screening of your films.
DATES & FEES
Sunday 30th June 2024
Sunday 7th July 2024
Sunday 14th July 2024
Sunday 21st July 2024
Sunday 28th July 2024 Sunday 4th August 2024
£1,815 (one week) £3,388 (two weeks)
ABOUT THIS COURSE
LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
Our lecturers are all working professionals who will bring valuable industry experience to the programme.
BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
Through workshops, group projects and practical tasks, you will become acquainted with the skills and knowledge that will serve as a perfect starting point for future education and possible careers in the Film and TV production industry. Throughout the course you will become familiar with storyboarding, visual effects, special effects and animation along with relevant software such as Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere Pro.
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Cinematography | Editing | Lighting | Directing | Script writing | Modelling | Story Boarding | Animation | Character Design | VFX | SFX make up
PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.
You will have explored a range of practical and theoretical themes connected to the film, television and animation industries.
You will have had the opportunity to solve creative briefs through a range of techniques and skills guided by our highly experienced staff.
You will have had access to equipment including cameras and editing software.
You will have had the chance to present your films to staff and fellow students in a premier
14-18 years old
Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years who is interested in the film, television and animation industry who wants to experience a moving image education in the UK. Completion of the course guarantees progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma.
Minimum English standard: Equivalent to IELTS 5.0+ / intermediate
|Week 1||1st Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||2nd Sunday|
|Breakfast (time)||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Morning 08:00 - 12:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Introduction. Watch film and discuss.||Introduction to Premiere Pro. Sequence setting, importing files. Cuts and fades, Layers, Cutting audio.||Setting up and using the camera. Lenses. Exercise – shoot a simple scene.||Storyboarding exercise (from existing script). Share work. Play clip. Mise-en-scene and examples.||Experimental abstract film. Drawing on film workshop.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Free Day|
|Lunch 12:00 - 13:00||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Take still photos in relation to text. Intro to Premier Pro. Discuss timing, cuts, dissolves.||Show pixilation films. Demo stop motion. Pixilation exercise.||Reshoot scene using range of shots. Watch and compare.||Lighting short tasks in small groups. Respond to challenges to create photo stills||Project – handmade films. Short film project. Mood boards. Film Treatment.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Free Day|
|Dinner 16:30 - 18:00||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner|
|Evening 19:30 - 22:00||Evening Activities||City View Ferris Wheel||Bowling / Rock Climbing||Talent Show||Cinema||xoso66 Disco||Selfie Orienteering Challenge||Free Evening|
|Week 2||2nd Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||3rd Sunday|
|Morning 08:00 - 12:00||Free Day||Presentation of short film ideas. Feedback/advice and discussion of resources needed. Script writing and development of mood board.||Planning for shoots. Construction of set and props. Finish storyboards. Rehearse scenes.||Continue all elements of film shoots.||Shoot wrap-up. Progress to editing.||Final edit, export, and collation of videos.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Lunch 12:00 - 13:00||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Departure|
|Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00||Free Day||Scripts and Storyboards. Start filming.||Groups begin shooting their films.||All groups shooting their films.||Continue editing the film. Design, print, and distribute posters.||Film screening with the group. Share with all students. Certificate presentation.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Dinner 16:30 - 18:00||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Departure|
|Evening 19:30 - 22:00||Free Evening||Park Social Time||Ice Skating||Talent Show||Punting||Dance Party||Tie Dye Arts and Crafts||Departure|