Summer Programmes


Be one of 24 filmmakers from across the globe to be selected for one of our intensive Summer Schools. Both courses offer each participant the opportunity to write, direct and edit their own short film with a professional cast and crew. In addition participants will gain vital experience with a number of on-set roles. Explore each programme in-depth below!

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Each of our programmes is an immersive, professionalising experience led by enormously creative filmmakers, with highly experienced and talented craft tutors.

Directing Summer School with Udayan Prasad

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Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: Sat, 20 Jul 2024 to Fri, 9 Aug 2024
Capacity: 12 participants
Fee: £4,750

Now entering its twelfth year, Udayan Prasad’s Directing Summer School is already world-famous. Since the first edition in 2012 new shooting exercises have been added and our list of central London locations has grown. We have also expanded our team of professional editors, doubling each filmmaker’s access to the edit of their final film.

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Beginners Summer School

Duration: 2 weeks
Dates: Sun, 11 Aug 2024 to Sat, 24 Aug 2024
Capacity: 12 participants
Fee: £3,750

Aimed at applicants aged 18-22 years, our Beginners Summer School is for those who truly are on the starting blocks, perhaps having never been given the opportunity to make a film before. All participants will get the chance to make their own short film with a professional cast and crew. 

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