20 Grads for 20 Week Advanced Film Course | Lincoln Film School

An exciting new industry-backed Lincoln Film School (LFS), based at the Twickenham Film Studios in South West London, is being run by the LSM for passionate filmmakers.

LincolnFilmSchool_TwickenhamStudios_LOGO-croppedOver twenty weeks, from 22 September 2014 to 28 February 2015, you’ll learn advanced film production with industry professionals. The course fee is £9,500 for the 3-terms and LSM graduates or University of Lincoln alumni can apply for a 10% discount. Leading the new LFS is Lincoln School of Media’s Senior Lecturer Brian Hall, a Cinematography pro, who said that places are limited to 20 graduates at TW1, so get in touch with him ASAP! Here’s Brian’s official LFS Invitation to Graduates (both graduating students and alumni):

“The University of Lincoln School of Media is delighted to be able to offer you the opportunity of a place on our industry-sponsored advanced practical film making course, delivered by LSM via the Lincoln Film School and based at the famous Twickenham Film Studios (TW1).  It is a working production studio and the course allows you to study and become immersed in a commercial studio environment that encompasses all elements of the film production process. In addition to potential work experience opportunities, you will also have the chance to network with high-profile international industry figures at work. Recent productions based at TW1 include Paul Mc Guigan’s Frankenstein for Twentieth Century Fox, co-starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, World War Z., Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Angels and Demons, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, War Horse and The Iron Lady. The studios are currently undergoing a multi-million pound refurbishment and you can learn more from its site here.

LFS_usingC100 This intensive full-time course consisting of 20 hours teaching/contact per week, Monday to Thursday and lasting 20 weeks will begin on Monday 22nd September and is built around a series of advanced practical skills sessions and linked tutorials which cover all aspects of the production process.  It will be taught by professionals who currently work in the film and television industry and supported by film academics.  The course will expose students to current working situations, practices and provide opportunities to enhance their practical learning experience and career prospects. The course incorporates three terms of study that lead you to the production of your own documentary or fiction film, concentrating on your own area of expertise.  Funding will be provided for high-end kit.

Term 1 (7 weeks) you will attend talks, tutorials, practical workshops and film viewings that cover all aspects of the production process and which are linked to a series of practical film making and critical study exercises.

Term 2 (6 weeks) the pattern is repeated but at a more advanced level in preparation for the production of your own film in your final term.

Term 3 (7 weeks) sees the culmination of your endeavours and ready to produce your own film as well as taking on specialist crew roles to support other student films.

The course design has been approved by the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society, (BKSTS), delivery is monitored by the University of Lincoln and is supported by major companies and organisations from within the film industry.

The cost of the course is £9,500 however up to 4 graduates/alumni of the University of Lincoln will be eligible for a discount of 10%. Living costs will be in addition to the course fee.”

LFS Places are limited to 20 students for the 20-week course at TW1! If you would like further and more detailed information about this fantastic opportunity, either complete the contact page at the Lincoln Film School site or contact Brian Hall ASAP by email: brhall@lincoln.ac.uk