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Top 51 Courses in Film Studies 2019/2020

Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.

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Prague Film Insitute

If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, l ... [+]

Key Facts 10 Months (each year): optional length 1 - 2 years 30 Hours/weekly practical classes + weekend shoots €13890 1-year fee: affordable tuition 25 hours/weekly work on own film project: average time, may go up to 40 hours Filmmaking - College

If you are interested in filmmaking, you probably already have an idea of what it entails. It, of course, includes directing and production, but also the camera, sound, lighting, and the whole scene, along with ensuring the necessary effects, stuntmen, and post-production. Filmmaking at the Prague film academy will guide you through the entire filmmaking process.

We will show you what needs to be done before the production phase begins. We will teach you to analyze and write screenplays. The preparation of budgets and plans which you will never be able to do without is, of course, an integral part of the curriculum. And because the best way to learn is through practice, we will give you an opportunity to try out everything with us. Over 60% of the study are practical demonstrations and exercises. And as we want to keep up with the current trends and to provide you with up-to-date training, you will be taught only by the best instructors and filmmakers. Prague Film Institute ranks among the best film production universities.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague 5
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English
Full-time
10 - 24 months
Campus
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ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle

During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of in ... [+]

Quick Look Location: Paris, Nice, Brussels Language of Instruction: English Overview

During this year, the students are taught the fundamental aspects of the aesthetic and technical parameters of frame, sound and new media with more than 1 110 hours of instruction, including eight weeks of internship.

This program is designed to give an extensive hand on technical equipment used in the film industry but also a strong theoretical background on film. The students will have the opportunity to practice during workshop sessions, have more experience through internships and of course to write, direct and shoot their own short movies for a deeper appreciation and knowledge of the filmmaking industry.... [-]

France Paris
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English
Full-time
Campus
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EICAR

The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking. Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematogra ... [+]

One Year Filmmaking Program

The One-year Filmmaking program is an introduction to the essentials of filmmaking Students are introduced to the fundamentals – directing, production, cinematography, screenwriting or editing – of the art and craft of film production in a predominately hands-on-film curriculum with complimentary theoretical and film culture classes. In addition to the workshops and one-on-one tutoring, One-year filmmaking program students can choose up to 60 credits of courses from the EICAR English language BFA film curriculum. The program also includes 4 months of “on the set” student film production where One-year program students have the opportunity to work in the various posts of cinema production along with students from the Bachelor and Master programs. The program serves as a powerful springboard for students looking to begin their film education.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Roma Film Academy

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promot ... [+]

The Production department is one of the most complex in the world of audio-visual production, as it deals with all the organizational, logistic, administrative and promotion aspects of an audio-visual work, as well as its distribution. It requires a methodical and systemic approach, but also creativity and initiative. It is particularly suitable for those with an aptitude for organizing and managing a project. It is a key department, fundamental both during the realization of the work and after the final cut, given that it deals with the promotion of the product, an aspect that often makes the difference in order to be successful on the market.

Course characteristics

This is a two-year course with compulsory attendance, five days a week, from three to four hours per day, for a total of about 500 hours a year, and consists of three types of lesson: interdisciplinary subjects, institutional subjects, and interdisciplinary labs. The course is compulsory and students are required to work during the two-year period from Monday to Friday in one or two daily shifts and on some weekends for each two-month period, starting from the theoretical study of the concepts to get to the practice on RFA sets and on external sets during educational productions.... [-]

Italy Rome
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Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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In Florence Academy

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting. Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons. ... [+]

Acting Course

Learn how to become an actor with a step-by-step acting experience and training in screen acting.

Acting course features: Programme: Acting for films, audition techniques, film craft, voice and movement, study of scenes, monologues, Meisner method. At the end of the workshop, each student receives a cd-rom containing the works done, a participation certificate, and the opportunity of taking an audition in the famous agency "La Bottega degli attori" in Rome. English available 1 lesson = 50 minutes Film Directing Course

Learn how to become a film director. Theoretical and practical lessons.

Film-directing course features :

Programme: Film directing basic rules, direction of the actors and organization of a set (how to interact with members of the crew, learning to coordinate them). Simulations of a set with the actors of the school. Film directing tips for every different cinema category ( advertising spots, commercials or music video, live shooting). Film discussion.... [-]

Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
English,Italian
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 months
Campus
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Prague Film School

Prague Film School is one of Europe’s leading schools providing practical training in the core disciplines of filmmaking. The school's accelerated programs, its int ... [+]

YEAR PROGRAM: Sept. 2020 - May 2021

Films made in the course of the year program reflect a gradual progression from the basics of filmmaking to the successful completion of a well-crafted film. Each stage of the process is developed under the supervision of the faculty whose courses cover theoretical and technical topics aimed at deepening knowledge and honing technical skills.

The year program is divided into two semesters. First semester, each student completes foundation courses in screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. Students also enroll in two elective courses while receiving additional training in sound, lighting, camera movement and grip.

Practical exercises are integrated into the curriculum and each student directs 4 films while working on another 16 to 20 productions in some crew capacity.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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OTOXO Productions

Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants ar ... [+]

Introduction

Each year, twelve individuals are given the opportunity to co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions to be screened on BTV. Simultaneously, participants are provided with an intensive six-month training course covering all elements of documentary studies and production. Following this, the participants are given three months of training focused on becoming film industry professionals, while at the same time they follow these steps and become film industry professionals in their own right.

INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.

INto INdustry Programme - Promo from OTOXO Productions on Vimeo.

The Productions

Every year, twelve selected participants co-direct a 30 minute documentary with OTOXO Productions. Each film is a fully commissioned OTOXO Production, with our stamp on it, and is screened on Barcelona TV and is submitted to festivals worldwide. For these reasons alone we demand the highest quality of work from our participants and provide them with the highest quality of training to ensure it.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The documentary and non-fiction directing course are built on the system of mentor-led workshops providing small groups of students (six or less) intensive guidance on ho ... [+]

Less than a week to apply for 2019/2020. Please see the course website to apply!

The One-year Program offers an intensive hands-on experience and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for studies in a particular discipline.

The course gives you intensive experience without the need for a longer commitment. The course helps you improve your skillset and portfolio to apply confidently for degree studies at the top institutions in the field (including degree programs at FAMU).

The production of all scheduled practical exercises and the final film is included in the price of tuition.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 find your juris doctor
Campus
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Storyutbildningen

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series. ... [+]

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series.

MasterClass Story is an exclusive one-year, full-time distance course for you with proven knowledge and professional experience as a scriptwriter. It provides unique opportunities, knowledge, inspiration, tools and techniques to sharpen your storytelling and advance your screenwriting career, with lectures and personal tutoring from some of the foremost and most renowned teachers in the American film industry (Hollywood).

The course encompasses:

Lectures and personal tutoring by acclaimed Hollywood teachers In-depth studies of concept and character development Tools and techniques that enhance the narrative and boost your efficiency Building your platform as a professional screenwriter Promote and pitch your script and ideas using professional sales argumentation Three multi-day meetings – where course management, students and teachers convene for workshops and seminars ... [-]
Sweden Fårösund
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English
Full-time
1 year
Online
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London Film Academy

This Easter, join us for a five-day filmmaking course to learn the essential skills of visual storytelling. Shoot, direct and edit your first short film working with sea ... [+]

Young Filmmakers’ Academy is aimed at 13 to 17-year olds and is the perfect way to introduce young people to practical filmmaking.

These exciting one- and two-week courses are held during school holidays (Easter programme & Summer programmes) and are designed to give young filmmakers hands-on experience of making a film.

They experience a variety of filmmaking roles, from scriptwriting and visual storytelling to directing actors and using professional editing software and everything in-between.

This is an intensive but fun-filled introduction to the realities of working in film and TV and provides students with the grounding they need to start working on their own films and making informed decisions about further training or even a future career.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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English
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
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GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía

Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, ar ... [+]

Communicate, excite, surprise and synthesized: these are the challenges for any photographer dedicated to communication, regardless of the medium (newspaper, journals, archives, publishers ...) and the support (paper, video, television or Internet) which published their work. With this Course Documentary Photography and Photo Story, GrisArt enables the acquisition of theoretical, expressive, editing, critical and historical knowledge to develop this powerful overall solvency communicative resource. While focusing on key issues such as the photo essay and fotonoticia, the course delves into specific genres (travel report, anthropological, social and conflict, sports or nature), offered by various photographers specialists. Within this field, increasingly, professional specialist must be able to reinvent itself and adapt to new technologies if they do not want to be marginalized in a rapidly changing profession. To do so is to consider the following: - The photographic still image is no longer the only graphic resource. The new photographer to master and take advantage of the video, any current camera features. This implies control their narrative codes and technical possibilities. - The traditional camera is not the only tool able to provide a good result. Electronic devices, such as mobile phone, may be suitable means to resolve specific situations. The captured image can be complemented with instant editing and digital processing. - Photographers should control the quality of your images and to tackle them in order to improve its expressiveness. This required knowledge of digital processing, allowing them to act on the ground quickly and be able to disseminate their... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Part-time
7 months
Campus
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Access Creative College

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university ... [+]

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or creative work.

PLAN, SHOOT & EDIT VIDEO Plan and script video concepts in collaboration with clients where required. Direct video shoots, working with actors/featured people to get the best results. Edit and produce the video using Adobe Premiere, adding graphics and effects in Adobe After Effects. BUILD A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTFOLIO Develop a portfolio of eye-catching images using DSLR cameras and image manipulation/ organization using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Apply these to web applications. DEVELOP BUSINESS SKILLS Learn about the video and photography sector and creative business practice. START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER ... [-]
United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York  + 4 More
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English
Full-time
2 years
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Moscow Film School

The producer is not only the organizer of the project, the link between all stages of filmmaking ... [+]

The producer is not only the organizer of the project, the link between all stages of filmmaking, but also is responsible for distributing the film, and hence its fate and success with the audience. Profession requires possession of organizational skills, responsibility, communication skills, leadership qualities. All this together with the professional conduct of the project will become a producer of the movie box office.

Educational program at the Faculty aimed at a comprehensive study of the specifics of all stages of filmmaking, financial and legal conduct of the project and the idea of ​​working with investors to distribution of the film at the box office. Each semester is dedicated to the study of one of the four stages of filmmaking: screenwriting, preparation, filming and post-production periods. Beginning with the first semester, students not only learn the theory, but also hone skills by working with the real stuff.... [-]

Russia Moscow
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Part-time
2 years
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Oakfields College

During this course, your projects include making music videos, documentaries, mockumentaries, advertisements and a short film. ... [+]

Overview

During this course, your projects include making music videos, documentaries, mockumentaries, advertisements and a short film.

You will also have the opportunity to film the annual fashion show, battle of the bands and even drama productions; all of these adding to your showreel that you may show to prospective employers.

Would you like to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos? At Oakfields College, we will help you unlock your inner Spielberg by giving you individual attention and exposure to all the different aspects of film-making, focusing on ‘out-of-the-box thinking’.

Our film, television and video production programme offers you an excellent opportunity to expand your creative talent and is an exceptional career path for getting into the film industry.... [-]

South Africa Lynnwood Ridge Edenvale Cape Town
February 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Escuela de Escritores

The Screenplay Itinerary (Cinema, Television and New Media) is a two-level syllabus - distributed over two academic years - specifically designed for the training of scre ... [+]

How to Write a Screenplay

The Screenplay Itinerary (Cinema, Television and New Media) is a two-level syllabus - distributed over two academic years - specifically designed for the training of screenwriters.

Although the natural name of the script is cinematic, the truth is that it would be absurd to pretend that, in 2016, the Internet or television does not exist. And although it is true that both share a common basis with the grandfather of celluloid, so it is that they assume the appearance of new conditions, new opportunities and, therefore, require the scriptwriter a certain ability to adapt and mutate their work.

Objectives of the Itinerary

The goal of Guion's Itinerary is for the student to acquire the technical and narrative tools of the scriptwriter, as well as a structured method to tackle projects more or less complex and a basic knowledge with which to defend themselves in the vast and emerging audiovisual market.... [-]

Spain Spain Online Madrid
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Spanish
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
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