Beginner’s Filmmaking Course

Join filmmaker Charlie Key for this crash course in all things filmmaking! Learn to plan, shoot, edit and more over the course of this jam-packed weekend.

Friday, 1pm-8pm
– Exploring genres, styles of filmmaking + what makes a good story
– Learning how to use manual settings on a camera (or just a phone!)
– How to conduct a good interview
– Drafting short film ideas around the theme ‘My Place’

Saturday, 10am-5pm
– Exploring lighting and audio
– Shooting interviews
– Shooting B-roll

Sunday, 10am-5pm
– Learning the basics of video editing
– Exploring sound design and music
– Work on finishing short films!
We will then be hosting a screening (and award ceremony!) on Thursday 28th March (TBC), where your films will be screened alongside a selection of films made by other local filmmakers.

Drinks and snacks provided – bring your own lunch!

This workshop is hosted by Charlie Key in partnership with Screen Cornwall. The project has received funding from the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.


22 - 24 Mar 2024


13:00 - 17:00
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