Eight-Week Documentary Filmmaking, Short Course | MetFilm School | London Borough of Harrow, United Kingdom
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Eight-Week Documentary Filmmaking

2 months
4995 GBP/full
4995 GBP/full
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Eight-Week Documentary Filmmaking at MetFilm School is ideal for students who want to bring their passion and ideas for a documentary to life and require training in technical and creative filmmaking skills.


About this Course:

The Eight-Week Documentary Filmmaking course at MetFilm School culminated in the production of your own short documentary film. This course is suitable for beginners, no previous experience is required.

Eight Week from Documentary Filmmaking is an intensive and practical course that equips students with the fundamental skills and focuses on the challenges of the documentary genre, such as working with people and filming reality. 

Designed to improve students understanding, knowledge and practice in the following areas:

  • an understanding of the current context of documentary filmmaking based on the history of the documentary genre and its different forms
  • the ability to research effectively, and to develop, structure and pitch your ideas with the potential market and audience in mind 
  • knowledge and skills to operate a digital camera, sound recording, light a scene and use editing software 
  • an appreciation of the importance of narrative and storytelling in documentary filmmaking and developing a voice as a documentary storyteller

Programme Structure

Students will explore the following key areas during the Eight-Week Documentary Filmmaking Course:

  • The Factual Landscape
  • Camera, Lighting and Sound
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Production
  • Post Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • We have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate on a first-come, first-served basis.




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Please find more information on our Entry Requirements here: www.metfilmschool.ac.uk/study-with-us/short-courses/

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    4995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
  • London: £4,995
  • Berlin: €4,250


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