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Our film and media courses include: film studies with courses as diverse as music in film, what makes a film ‘iconic’ and looking at particular genres or actors. Practical film making courses include: screenwriting, producing, directing and shooting your own short films or documentaries.

Around the Mediterranean View details

This 5-week course explores films made by and set in countries around the Mediterranean, giving an insight into national cinemas from the region and at the same time exploring the ongoing attraction of/fascination with the region by others, reflected in films about visitors, travellers and explorers.

British Film and Directors View details

The course will examine British cinema by examining films over the years in the following categories: The history film – how it has celebrated British achievement but also criticised social conventions British comedy – from the early days of physical comedy through to the use of satire and the absurd British thrillers – how attitudes towards authority have changed and the hero has become compromised Class – how rigidly class structures were once defined and how they were later challenged The generation gap – how both youth and the elderly have been portrayed and how later definitions have challenged the conventions The contribution of other cultures (especially from the West Indies, India and Pakistan) Women in British film – how the role of women has changed from housekeeper and mother through to wage-earner and ultimately creator in a position of power

Europe and the Film Noir View details

In the inter-war years, many European film creatives migrated to Hollywood. We'll investigate the influence that their European culture and treatment of subject matter had on the popular thrillers known as 'film noir'

Film Making View details

This course will engage learners in visual communication, drama, I.T and video photography in order to produce a short film as a group.

Film Making View details

This course will engage learners in visual communication, drama, I.T and video photography in order to produce a short film as a group.

Film Studies: The Big Picture - Epics, Musicals and Blockbusters View details

Putting focus on the cinema of heavy promotion, high expectation, and not always towering success, we examine a selection of ‘big pictures’, is it all ‘just’ throw away entertainment or is there also room for genuine artistic comment? We take time to discuss the key aspects behind and surrounding their productions - do some reveal far more about their audiences than one might think?

Free Online Taster - Introduction to Feature Writing View details

Improve your understanding of what makes an interesting magazine article and how to generate ideas for publication in this free taster workshop. We will examine different types of feature and explore their essential ingredients with a view to you pitching your own idea. You will need use of a computer and be able to download and use free video conferencing software in order to participate in this course.

Free Online Taster - Introduction to Feature Writing View details

Improve your understanding of what makes an interesting magazine article and how to generate ideas for publication in this free taster workshop. We will examine different types of features and explore their essential ingredients with a view to you pitching your own idea. As this is an online course, you will need use of a computer and be able to download and use free video conferencing software in order to participate in this course.

Free Online Taster - Introduction to Feature Writing View details

Improve your understanding of what makes an interesting magazine article and how to generate ideas for publication in this free taster workshop. We will examine different types of feature and explore their essential ingredients with a view to you pitching your own idea. You will need use of a computer and be able to download and use free video conferencing software in order to participate in this course. Participants will also need pen and paper.

Free Online Taster - Introduction to News Writing View details

Enhance your understanding of news and how to write a news story or media release in this taster workshop. In this practical session we will look at where news come from, examine the ingredients of a news story and you will start writing your own. You will need use of a computer and be able to download and use free video conferencing software in order to participate in this course.