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.
|LAUNCH||23rd Feb||2-4pm||Launch of Cohort 4||Sunderland Software City|
|Session one||28th Feb||4-8pm||Introduction to Film/TV/Animation Introductions to Film/TV/Overview of industry/Looking at pitching and storyboarding||Sunderland Software City|
|Session two||7th March||10 – 4pm||Skills Development Session in Camera work/Sound. Camera basics, Sound basics – Green screen, shooting room||Sunderland University|
|Session three||14th March||10-4pm||Company Visits (Film/TV)||Newcastle Tours|
|Session four||21st March||10-4pm||Editing/Animation/VFX day Introduction to Project Briefs.||Sunderland University|
|Session five||Arrange with mentor||TBC||Tutorials (one to one)||–|
|Session six||Arrange with mentor||TBC||Tutorials (one to one)||–|
|Session seven||Arrange with mentor||TBC||Tutorials (one to one)||–|
|Session eight||18th April||4-8pm||Project support delivery||Software City|
|Session nine||25th April||10-6pm||One to One/Group tutorials+ Project support delivery||Sunderland University|
|Session ten||2nd May||10-6pm||Project support delivery||Sunderland University|
|Session eleven||9th May||10-6pm||Project support delivery||Sunderland University|
|Session twelve||11th May||4-8pm||Project presentation, Progression, Enterprise & opportunities||Software City|
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.