London Film Academy is internationally recognised as an innovative film school that punches above its weight, producing multi-skilled, world-class filmmakers through training that is hands-on, industry-relevant, and of the highest standard.
Our multi-disciplinary approach emulates the hard-working realities of the film and TV industries, and allows you to develop into an informed and responsible filmmaker, honing your craft in small groups, within a collaborative and nurturing environment.
LFA is more than just a film school. If you have a head for film, and are passionate, inspired and want to find your own voice; you can rest assured that you’ll leave us equipped with the skills, knowledge and on-going support to succeed in today’s competitive industry.
London, 1 year, full time
Do you want to pursue a career as a director of photography, or would you like to learn more about the cinematography and camera department? Our Cinematography Certificate will provide a comprehensive introduction to shooting and lighting for film. Guided by experienced filmmaking professionals, this intense 5-day course will introduce the concepts of lighting, camera operation, framing, colour correction and grading.
London, 5-day Cinematography Certificate
If you have an idea for a documentary and want to turn your dream into reality, this intensive, 6-week course will provide the grounding you need to transform your initial concept into a gripping factual film.
London, 6-week Documentary Certificate
Our Directing Certificate is a specialised and intensive course, aimed at aspiring film directors who are looking to hone their craft in an innovative and professional environment or prepare themselves for their next filmmaking project.
London, 4-day Directing Certificate
Our Screenwriting Diploma gives you one year of intensive creative development to prepare you for life working as screenwriter in this fast-paced and competitive industry. LFA’s course is unique in the huge volume of work that is completed over the year. You will cover all screenwriting specialisms - shorts, television, web series and features, continually developing your writing with guidance and appraisal from a diverse range of screenwriting professionals. We encourage students to collaborate across disciplines to expand their experience and understanding of the entire filmmaking proces
London, 1-year Screenwriting Diploma
Are you new to filmmaking? This intensive short course is the only one of its kind to provide the opportunity to shoot on either Super 16mm film (‘Carol’, ‘The Hurt Locker’, ‘Old Man and the Gun’) or the professional standard digital camera, the Arri Alexa. In four weeks, you will take a film project from script to screen, gaining a comprehensive and invaluable grounding in the essential filmmaking principles and learn the cutting edge skills that equip you for an entry-level job in film or TV.
London, 4-week Filmmaking Certificate
Our two-day practical cinematography workshop covers lighting and operating for film and digital video. Over a weekend at London Film Academy you will learn how to set up professional lighting for film. Guided by practical demonstrations, you will focus on how to make the most of digital film looking at a variety of lighting and camera functions.
London, 2-day Cinematography: Shooting and Lighting for Film & Digital
One of the most memorable aspects of a successful film is the music soundtrack. This weekend course is for students with a background in filmmaking or music composing who are looking to develop their understanding of developing music for film.
London, 1-day Composing Music: Music in Film
Join our two-day introductory course and learn how to use Adobe Premiere Pro. This course is ideal for filmmakers who wish to learn one of the most sought-after digital editing interfaces in the world, and for users of other digital editing programmes who wish to upgrade their off-line skills to remain marketable.
London, 2-day Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro
London, 2-day Editing: Avid Media Composer
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