Creative Digital Filmmaking



A practical hands-on film workshop, introducing digital short filmmaking. Work as part of a crew to plan, produce and shoot your own promotional film. Through demonstrations and exercises master how to operate a camera, framing, explore the use of sound on set, lighting techniques, think about scriptwriting, narrative and characterisation to have an impact on an audience. Make use of Canon C100 cameras with tripod, production kit bag, boom pole & other digital equipment to:

  • Brainstorm and shape creative ways of telling a story
  • Understand film meaning making processes
  • Produce collaborative work and work collectively
  • Create material crafted for a multimedia audience
  • Explore techniques for Pre to Post Production

Key facts

On campus
Half day
Key Stage
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 5
Gatsby benchmarks
4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
7. Encounters with further and higher education

Example programme

13.00 – Arrival & Briefing  

13.00 – Camera TIs workshops 

13.50 – Pre-production planning activity 

14.15 – Break 

14.30 – Shooting Period (C100 cameras)  

15.00 – Post Production activity 

15.30 – Conclusion & Feedback 

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for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

for Course Content

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021