Berlin, Germany

Lights, Camera, Action: Craft a Short Film in Two Weeks!

when 20 July 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 670

This summer school program covers everything from idea development to final cut, engaging in hands-on workshops that encompass screenwriting, pre-production, directing, and using professional equipment. Finish by shooting your own short film, complemented by lessons on editing techniques and distribution strategies.

No prior experience needed — just bring your passion for film and creativity!

Course leader

filmArche is the largest self-organised film school in Europe. We emphasise awareness and encourage collaborative decision-making, creativity, responsibility and allow each team member to contribute their unique skills through a democratic process.

Target group

This two-week intensive course is specially crafted for beginners in both documentary and fictional fields who want to get their foot in the door in filmmaking. To participate, you should be at least 18 years old.

Course aim

Dates: Saturday 20 July – Friday 2 Aug 2024

Location: filmArche, Lahnstraße 25, 12055 Berlin

Cost: 670 €

Application deadline: 15 June 2024

Infos and application form:

Credits info

10 EC
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Fee info

EUR 670: Including tuition fees & lunch