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:  

LFS is proud to collaborate with The School of Sound on this two-day masterclass which offers three further perspectives on the use of sound and music in filmmaking.
Date: Sat 24 & Sun 25 Nov 2018
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200

The Director/Actor Collaboration: Essential Techniques for Directors
Director Tim Fywell's two-day intensive offers techniques for working with actors. Participants first work with each other, then with professional actors.
Date: Sat 8 & Sun 9 Dec 2018
Normal fee: £420   Package fee: £336

Crossplatform Storytelling, Development & Production
This 2-day workshop by storycentral, introduces you to the exciting possibilities that a digital strategy and experience design could bring to your projects.
Date: Sat 5 & Sun 6 Jan 2019
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200

Adapting the Novel for Film & TV
In this newly developed course, script editor Lucy Armitage delves into a wide range of on-screen adaptations – with examples of the good and the bad.
Date: Fri 25 Jan 2019
Normal fee: £125   Package fee: £100

Directing Commercials Bootcamp
With this 2-day intensive bootcamp, you’ll learn how to direct commercials and branded content for broadcast and the web from award-winning director, Aasaf Ainapore.
Date: Sat 26 & Sun 27 Jan 2019
Normal fee: £375   Package fee: £300

Directors' Prep: Everything You Need to Know Before You Shout 'Action!'
This workshop is for filmmakers intent on making an entry into directing or producing TV drama. It describes the process of preparation for production and directing or producing a low-budget feature film.
Date: Sat 2 & Sun 3 Feb 2019
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200

Script Editing
A good script editor can climb inside of a story and make it better - ensuring the best possible draft is ready for production. Learn the techniques to hone your skills, build your confidence, and decide which script-editing approaches work for you. 
Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019
Normal fee: £125   Package fee: £100

How to Set Up and Run a Production Company
This 1-day workshop with producer Tracey Gardiner is designed to provide a practical guide for anyone who has ever considered setting up and running their own independent production company.
Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019
Normal fee: £150   Package fee: £120

Documentary Ideas Surgery
If you have a passion to make factual programmes and ideas you’re burning to get off the ground but need help to take them to the next stage, this 1-day course is for you.
Date: Fri 22 Mar 2019
Normal fee: £150   Package fee: £120

Story Is Character: The Art of Film Storytelling
This 1-day workshop with script editor Kate Leys introduces the art and craft of storytelling for film by focusing on the heart of your story: character.
Date: Fri 29 Mar 2019
Normal fee: £125   Package fee: £100

Visual Storytelling: An Introduction for Directors, Writers & Producers
In this 2-day workshop, director Josh Appignanesi takes participants shot by shot into the heart of cinema.
Date: Sat 30 & Sun 31 Mar 2019
Normal fee: £250   Package fee: £200


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 working with actors course).
  • 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