This innovative programme, designed for students interested in the film and TV industry, will challenge your creativity and develop your practical skills through a hands-on filmmaking course.
7 June - 3 July 2020 Please note this programme takes place before the end of Lancaster's academic year.
This short programme will be delivered through a mixture of learning in the classroom, filming in the television studio, editing in computer labs, and have hands-on use of film production equipment.
You will work in an intensive creative environment, where you will collaborate with your team to produce professional short films. You will dive into using cameras, lighting, and sound equipment to create a series of progressively complex and independent short films.
You will cover the chronological aspects of moving image production: pre-production, production, and post-production, including learning and using the professional editing tool Adobe Premier Pro.
The highlight of the programme is the creation of a professionally produced short film that will strengthen your portfolio and develop the skills necessary to pursue a career in film production.
The programme fee is $7,450 NZD (approx £3,750), but discounts may be available for Lancaster University students.
This fee covers:
- Overnight trip to Wellington with a visit to award-winning Weta Workshop
- Free access to film production gear, cameras, lighting, and sound equipment
- Accommodation (Homestay or Residence Hall)
- All meals (except Wellington trip)
- Airport pickup
- Official transcript
- Hike and natural hot springs trip
- Trip to Hobbiton
More information and to Apply
Visit the Creative Filmaking Website
Applications will need to be made directly to the University of Waikato, but interested applicants should contact the Global Experiences team on firstname.lastname@example.org to see if any fee discounts are available.