Make Your Own Film
Make Your Own Film
Over six days, work in groups to write, film, edit and watch your own short film.
A 10% discount is available to LAMDA alumni.
This course will give you an introduction to the different elements of film making, focusing on the importance of collaboration.
You will have a chance to experience both sides of the camera on a low-to no-budget film made by you and your peers.
Is this course for me?
If you are aged 18 or above and have an interest in making your own films, this is the short course for you.
You must be prepared to feature in a filmed piece containing yourself and other members of the course.
This course is designed for experienced learners, for those with some previous experience in this or an adjacent area.
In-person at LAMDA
A 10% discount is available for LAMDA alumni. Find out more below.
This course takes place over 6 days, from Monday 29 April - Saturday 4 May 2024.
Friday 12 April 2024 at 3pm (UK time)
All about the course
Whether you’re an actor or a director, this course will look at all the different elements that go into making a micro-budget film.
In six days, in groups of five, you will write, film, edit and watch your own short film. You will gain insight into how each step of the process influences the next, taking a whistle-stop tour of story structure, script writing, continuity, camera shots, camera coverage and editing a film.
What will I learn?
Understanding the basic skills required to create a film on a low-to no-budget.
How to write a short film.
How the editing process affects the way a film looks.
How and why collaboration is key when making a film.
This course is for participants aged 18 and above.
Acting experience is required, but this does not need to be professional.
You should have a level of English that is approximately IELTS 6.0. Although English language tests aren't mandatory, we recommend that if you are a non-native English speaker without a Level 6 IELTS, then you must have the equivalent English language experience. This may be assessed via telephone call by the Admissions team. If you are unsure if you meet this requirement, please contact our Short Course team on [email protected].
You must be prepared to feature in a filmed piece containing yourself and other members of the course. This piece will be given to members of the course at the end of the week.
You can apply for this course through us directly.
Course fee: £1,250
Application fee: £21
If you are offered a place on this course you will need to pay a deposit of £125 within five days of the date of your offer email to secure your place. You will then need to pay the remainder of the course fee within 21 days at the latest.
Please see below for information about our cancellation / refund policy.
We're pleased to offer LAMDA graduates receive a 10% discount on this course. To receive the discount, please write to [email protected] including:
- Full name:
- Year of LAMDA graduation:
- Short course(s) you wish to apply for:
Please do this before filling out your application, as we will provide you with a separate application link.