Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen (FutureLearn)

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This course doesn’t require any existing specialist film-making skills or equipment, though there will be extension activities if you want to enhance your learning experience.
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Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen (FutureLearn)
Learn from award-winning filmmakers how films go from script to screen with this film production course from the BFI Film Academy. Deepen your understanding of the filmmaking process. Over six weeks, a team of award-winning filmmakers will take you through their approach to telling stories.

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You will explore a variety of film production specialisms, from writing and directing to cinematography, editing and composing. Each week your filmmaker host will use examples from their work as well as films that have influenced and inspired them.




This film production course from the NFTS and the BFI Film Academy will deepen your understanding of the filmmaking process and show you how to take it further – whether making your own short films, thinking about a career, or simply a deeper appreciation of the films you watch.


Syllabus


Week 1: A Passion for Film

Week 2: Having Vision: Telling Stories

Week 3: An Accumulation of Decisions

Week 4: Breaking Down a Scene

Week 5: Transitions in Time and Space

Week 6: Music and Sound in Film


Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

Discuss the differences between story and theme in a film

Explain the different roles involved in a film shoot

Explore the contribution of the camera to storytelling

Reflect upon the role of editing in telling a story on film

Identify the contribution of sound and music to a film's meaning

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interesting in filmmaking. Whether you’re a budding filmmaker or a film fan who wants to understand more about what happens behind-the-scenes, this course from the internationally acclaimed National Film and Television School will have something for you.



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Course Auditing
39.00 EUR
This course doesn’t require any existing specialist film-making skills or equipment, though there will be extension activities if you want to enhance your learning experience.

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