Ladders Film/TV Course


Ladders: Film/TV/Animation Course

Designed for those with little experience of film/TV or animation, this 12-week course will provide hands-on training in professional digital media industries under the guidance of industry tutors, guest speakers and masterclasses.  Practical workshops and training exercises will provide a well-balanced introduction to the technical craft of filmmaking and the art of visual storytelling.

Storytelling for screen is no longer restricted to big budget cinema releases and television series commissioned by major networks. The need for quality content across digital media delivery platforms such as subscription TV, mobile devices, internet, promotional campaigns and film festivals is leading to lucrative opportunities for multi-skilled professionals to generate highly creative, captivating productions. This 12-week course will allow you to explore a wide range of career options within the film, television and digital media industries.

Weeks: Dates: Times: Summary:
Week one 27th Sept 4-8pm Introduction to Film/TV/Animation (Course Overview)

Introductions to Film/TV/Overview of industry/Looking at pitching and storyboarding

Week two 4th Oct 10 – 4pm Skills Development Session in Camera work/Sound.

Camera basics, Sound basics – Green screen, shooting room

Week three 10th Oct 10-4pm Company Visits (Film/TV) – Newcastle.
Week four 18th Oct 10-4pm Editing/Animation/VFX day
Introduction to Project Briefs.
Week five Arrange with mentor TBC Tutorials (one to one)
Week six Arrange with mentor TBC Tutorials (one to one)
Week seven Arrange with mentor TBC Tutorials (one to one)
Week eight 15th Nov 4-8pm Introduction to project briefs /Project support delivery
Week nine 23rd Nov 10-6pm One to One/Group tutorials +Project support delivery
Week ten 29th Nov 10-6pm Project support delivery
Week eleven 6th Dec 10-6pm Project support delivery
Week twelve 12th Dec 4-8pm Project presentation/Progression/Enterprise & opportunities

To Apply:
To register your interest please fill out the application form: here
To join the Ladders courses you must be between 18-24yrs and be living in the North East.

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