The Met Film School's Intro to Filmmaking will equip you with basic technical knowledge in each area of filmmaking. You will direct professional actors as part of the production of a short film, which will be screened at the end of the course.
What you will learn:
- Learn the basics of operating a digital camera
- Understand the visual storytelling tools of a director
- Gain the basics of how to compose shots, shoot for the edit and break down a scene into shots
- Experience the roles of director, sound recordist and editor
- Gain a taster of editing with professional software
- Gain exposure to script interpretation, storyboard creation and directing actors
The school's campus is situated within Ealing Studios in West London, the perfect environment to learn the art and craft of filmmaking.
Ealing Studios is best-known for productions in the 1940s and 1950s such as The Ladykillers, The Lavender Hill Mob and Kind Hearts and Coronets, and is the oldest continuously working studio facility for film production in the world.
In recent years Ealing Studios have been used for high-profile productions such as Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Burke and Hare, Star Wars: Episode Two, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, The Importance of Being Earnest, Notting Hill, St. Trinian’s, and Woody Allen’s Wasp.
Six-Month Practical Filmmaking is a highly practical course for students looking to kick-start their career in the business of screen. The programme equips you with technical, creative and business skills in disciplines such as screenwriting, directing, camera operating, cinematography, producing and postproduction.
London, 6 months, full time | Cost: £10000