Back to All Events

Make a Film in a Weekend



A new 2 day film making weekend for young people, aged 15-18, to experience the process of creating a short movie.

About this Event

From story generation, light design through to editing the films, two teams of 8 young people will have the opportunity to work collaboratively alongside a professional director to make a 3-6 minute movie.  This will culminate with a premier & award ceremony of their films the following weekend at a local cinema. 

Introducing the Directors: 

Dan Robb - Dan's worked in film, television and panto! Dan is used to working in small groups and his expertise lies with comedic writing. Check out some of work here!

Phoebe Collings-James - Phoebe is an artist from east London. She works with sculpture, performance, illustration, mixed media installation, photography and video, often incorporating media from YouTube and the internet. Phoebe has a degree in Fine Art from Goldsmiths University and has shown in London, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Berlin, Milan, Beirut, Mexico and New York. Find out more about Phoebe's work here :


Cost of the weekend including a lovely cooked lunch (and lots of refreshments): £100. Bursaries can be provided, get in touch for a chat - we want these films to made by everyone, no matter what. Contact us on [email protected] We look forward to hearing from all you future Spielburg's and Portmans!!!

Skills you can develop on this 2 day course

  • Setting up the shot

  • Film editing

  • Dramaturgy and storyboarding

  • Collaboration

  • Acting for screen

  • Sound recording

  • Light design

Earlier Event: September 27
Death Café Discussion