Monthly Archives: July 2015

Top 10 Mashup Films

This year’s Summer Film Shoot theme is ‘Mix It Up’. Each film produced by crews over the summer needs to take two genres, conventions or styles and mix them together to make a completely unique and original production. To help … Continue reading

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Update from the Set… That’s a wrap on the Saturday Film Shoots

And that’s a wrap! On Saturday we said goodbye to our Saturday Film Shoot members for the Summer holidays. It’s been an incredibly fun term that sums up what has also been a great year at the Saturday Film Shoots; … Continue reading

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How to… Become a Filmmaker 

On Tuesday we ran a workshop exploring the UK film industry with GCSE media studies students from Harris Boys’ Academy in Dulwich, where one of the most popular questions was “How do I become a filmmaker?” This is actually something … Continue reading

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On Set with… Becky & The Saturday Film Shoots

For our Saturday Morning at the Movies project, my group (filmmakers aged 11-13) has been working on a murder mystery with a twist. The story is inspired by Bugsy Malone and tracks a scene from The Shining. The group has … Continue reading

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How to… Choose the right transition

Most editing packages include a range of different transitions, which you can use creatively when you’re editing your film. By choosing the right transition, you can add a lot of meaning or style to your work. Choose a straight cut A … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why We Love The Red Carpet Premiere

The Red Carpet Premiere events are the biggest highlights of Studio Film School’s year. In special one off events, the films produced by members and holiday filmmakers are presented up on a cinema screen, complete with a red carpet entrance … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes on Road Safety with TfL

This spring we’ve been working closely with Queensmead School and Bishopshalt School to help a group of aspiring filmmakers to create a film to educate their fellow pupils about road safety and to encourage a culture of walking to school. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Films of the 1990’s

This one was prompted by a debate within my Saturday Film Shoot group last term, with the group split 50/50 over whether or not the 90’s produced either great films or terrible films. As a teenager of the 90’s, I … Continue reading

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