What do some of the best filmmakers in the world all have in common? They are masterful storytellers… and they honed their craft by analysing the stories of others. That’s where we come in. We do the deep-dive on some of the most influential films around, teaching you the essentials to kick-start your film knowledge and hit the ground running telling great stories.
In-depth videos, interviews, articles and more…
What better way to learn about film than through video? Our courses are centred around video essays on a range of film study topics and teachings. Each course is also supported with articles, industry interviews, handy PDFs notes and resources. The best part? The courses (and all the extras) are yours to keep, long after your studies are over.
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Introducing visual film language, and discussing how editing, cinematography, mise-en-scene, sound and effects work to communicate meaning and emotion to audiences. Theories surrounding plot vs. story, Hollywood’s classic narrative and how to identify key themes in Film
Discussing stereotypes, gender and ethnic representation in film internationally, as well as how representation is evolving in the present day
Start your research here with the writing in our Interviews, Articles andEssays section. We examine iconic films and modern classics, cinema past and present, and explain the theoretical stuff in a way that just makes sense.
The website is divided into various areas of film studies, including Film Language, Narrative, Auteurs and World Cinema. Gain insight into the film industry from in-depth interviews with professionals in every discipline. There is something here for everyone – directors, cinematographers, editors, designers, you name it!
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