Directors' Package

Our Directors' Package allows those who book 3 or more directing workshops to claim a 20% discount. With a guaranteed saving of over £100, there's never been a better way to come and see what we're up to at LFS!

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Wherever you find the green Directors' Package logo you'll find a tried-and-tested workshop, led by a top quality tutor - and a fantastic opportunity to save.

Topics include working with actors, working with writers, visual storytelling, character, storyboarding, pitching your film, prepping your film for production... and more!

Click on the course titles below to learn more about the workshops available. Scroll through the testimonials on the right to find out how the previous participants for these workshops fed back. And when you're ready, get all the booking information you need at the bottom of this page.


Directors' Package Workshops:

Selling, Marketing & Distributing Film: The Process, Demystified
Mia Bays presents an A-Z guide to the current sales marketing and distribution landscape, featuring industry guests, case studies of recent and forthcoming UK cinema releases, extensive access to facts and figures, and networking drinks.
Dates: Fri 28 & Sat 29 April 2017
Normal fee: £300  Package fee: £240

Visual Storytelling: An Introduction for Directors, Writers & Producers
How do you tell a story visually? What makes a film a film, and not TV? We could say a "real" movie is one that's mostly comprehensible with the sound turned off. But where do we start? Director Josh Appignanesi takes participants shot by shot into the heart of cinema.
Dates: Sat 6 & Sun 7 May 2017
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200

How to Set Up and Run a Production Company
Whether it be for feature films, factual television and drama or feature documentaries, this 1-day workshop with producer Tracey Gardiner is offers a practical guide for anyone who has ever considered setting up and running their own independent production company.
Date: Fri 12 May 2017
Normal fee: £150   Package fee: £120

Directors' Prep: Everything You Need to Know Before You Shout ‘Action!’
This 2-day workshop with director Jonas Grimas workshop is for filmmakers intent on making an entry into directing or producing TV drama. It describes the process of preparation for production, and applies equally to preparation for directing or producing a low-budget feature film.
Dates: Sat 27 & Sun 28 May 2017
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200

Crossplatform Storytelling, Development & Production
Are you a Writer, Producer or Director working in television, film, advertising or gaming? Do you want to take your work to the next level of audience engagement? Over 2 days, crossmedia expert Alison Norrington will introduce you to the exciting possibilities that a digital strategy can bring to your projects.
Dates: Sat 24 & Sun 25 June 2017
Normal fee: £250  Package fee: £200

Story Is Character: The Art of Film Storytelling
A story is built around its characters. So, who are you looking at? What are they doing here, in your story? And if they’re driving the story, how do you drive them? Expert script editor Kate Leys has the answers.
Date: Fri 30 June 2017
Normal fee: £125  Package fee: £100

Crossplatform Story Surgery
Are you working on a script or a story for film, TV, web, or even a game, brand or event? Are you planning to develop a crossplatform strategy around your story? If so, this 1-day surgery with Alison Norrington is for you!
Date: Sat 8 July 2017
Normal fee: £150   Package fee: £120


Other workshops included in the package are listed below. They will be available to book as soon as new dates have been confirmed:


How to book your Directors' Package:

  • Go to the LFS Payment Area.
  • Add 3 or more workshops to your basket. 
  • 'View Basket' and enter the following Coupon code: directorspackage
  • 'Update Basket' and check out.
  • Start planning how to spend all the money you've saved!  

Directors' Package Rules (Terms & Conditions):

  • To qualify for the 20% discount, a minimum of 3 workshops must be booked within the same transaction.
  • This offer is restricted to the workshops listed above (e.g. it does not apply to the LFS Summer Schools, or to Udayan Prasad's and Tim Fywell's working with actors courses).
  • Places are subject to availability and are allocated on a first come first served basis until each workshop is full. Early booking is therefore advised.
  • The Directors' Package discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer (e.g. Early Birds).
  • Our normal Refunds and Cancellations Policy applies.

If you have a question about the Directors' Package, please email workshops@lfs.org.uk

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