Skip to content

Documentary Filmmaking

This course will give you the opportunity to learn and apply the skills of the documentary film maker.

Documentary Filmmaking
Study at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies

Have you ever wanted to produce your own documentary film?

On this course you will have the opportunity to learn and apply the skills of the documentary film maker. You will be introduced to the latest industry standard software used in the current television and film production industry, and taken through the documentary production process using industry standard production equipment including digital video cameras, audio recording equipment and professional lighting. At the end of the course will have created a documentary film that can be used in your portfolio of work!

You will study at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies in our Creative Quarter Campus with cutting-edge facilities and industry standard equipment.

You will gain experience in the following aspects of documentary film production:

  • Small crew roles and responsibilities
  • Constructing reality and capturing sound
  • Lighting effectively
  • Writing and recording for documentary
  • Editing techniques for documentary
  • Creating titles and lower thirds
  • Eye contact, eye lines and the camera in relation to action

Upon completing this course you will be able to produce high quality visual and audio content for your documentary film, and use post-production software effectively. You will present your work to an audience explaining the use and application of theory and evaluate the effectiveness of applied technologies during the production process.

You should have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies and, as this is technology/software focused, have a basic understanding of IT. You should have the required English language skills.

students filming at Space2
Work with the latest software used in the current TV and film industry

Course Details

Location: Creative Quarter Campus

Starting: 5 July 2021

Course Duration: Two weeks

Credits: 10 UK / 5 ECTS

Fee: £1,100 / £990 with early payment discount

How to Book

Download our application form and follow our step-by-step guide on how to apply.

Follow the Summer School Community

Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date on our programme of events for Summer 2020...

Still need help?

Global Summer School
+44 (0) 115 848 8189