Go Behind the Scenes of our Film Production Students’ Year 1 Films

Creativity needs fuel – and lots of it. Those infinite ideas pinballing through your mind won’t explore themselves. Finally achieve that goal you’ve worked your ass off for and it’s on to something else. Coffee helps, but when was the last time you slowed down to look back? Whether it’s sizzling in a deck chair or indulging in a holiday romance with Netflix, periods of rest are paramount or, inevitably, creativity will burn out. Now that this whirlwind of a school year has ended, there is no better time to pause and take stock of our achievements and our failures; to simultaneously measure growth and growing room.

Thrown into the filmmaking deep end from the get-go, our first-year Film Production students learnt to swim by creating and collaborating on as many short films as they could – 20 to be exact! By simply doing it, spurred on by the dedicated guidance of our expert tutors, they quickly got to grips with every position on the film crew. While producing their mid-term films, they were also tasked with filming their classmates’ behind-the-scenes videos. The result is not only a documentation of evolving narratives and techniques, but our star students’ meteoric development as filmmakers. Class of 2018/19, we salute you!

Join us as we look back on their captivating behind-the-scenes videos below.

 

Mother

 

Pavlos Halaris

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Fire Escape

 

Jayden Bailey

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What Music’s For

 

Jur Kunaver

Shadow of the Sun

 

Kamilija Teklė Čižaitė

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¿Donde Estan Mis Petunias?

 

Agostina Cerdan Niell

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Watch these videos as a showcase here. Follow us on Vimeo for more. Header image by Film Production alumnus Matthias Neumeister.

Thinking of joining our international creative community as a filmmaker, screen actor or visual effects artist? There is still time to apply before our 2019 courses kick off on September 16th! Visa applications for this year are no longer possible. Learn more here.

 

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