Tag Archives: Filmmaking

Meet the Team: Joel

It’s time for another instalment of Meet the Team. This week’s fortunate victim is… Joel! Hi Joel, we hope you’ve had a great time at our Stunt Trouble workshop in Hampstead this week. So, what is your all-time favourite film? My all-time … Continue reading

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Meet the Team: Sheena

Welcome back for another ‘Meet the Team’ special. This week’s fortunate victim is… … Sheena! Thank you so much for joining us, Sheena. So let’s start with the ultimate question – what is your favourite film? My favourite film would … Continue reading

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Let the Camera Games begin…

This term I’ve been working with a brand new group of young filmmakers at the new Hampstead workshop centre. We’ve only had two sessions so far, but the group are so much fun that it almost makes up for missing … Continue reading

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Meet the Team: Sadie

We thought we’d take advantage of the calm of January to revive our Meet the Team blog posts, so here goes and we hope you enjoy. This week’s fortunate victim is… Sadie! It’s great to see you Sadie, we hope you … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the red carpet filmmakers!

Well done to all the young filmmakers who joined us at the Curzon Soho cinema yesterday! It was great fun and a pleasure to share your work up on the big screen, which is exactly where it belongs! Yesterday morning … Continue reading

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How to… Write your best dialogue

We find that dialogue can be one of the trickiest things to get right, and whilst it can cause problems for a writer, bad dialogue can also trip up a director and the actors who have to say those lines … Continue reading

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Updates from the set: Highgate Saturday Film Shoots

This week we catch up with Co-Director Donna’s group at the Saturday Film Shoots: “As some of the other workshop leaders have mentioned in their own update blogs, this term we’re exploring the work of female filmmakers at the Saturday … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: what we get up to at half term

It’s a busy time at SFS HQ – we’re in the final stages of preparing for the upcoming Aliens vs Zombies workshop as well as our first film festival – Dr Hydenshriek’s Laboratory – next weekend. On Monday, we’ll be … Continue reading

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Secret Skills of Great Filmmaking

Films can come in all shapes and sizes covering a wide range on genres from action to horror, period drama to art noir. As well as feature films in the cinema, you can see heaps of short films at festivals … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the After School Club filmmakers!

Last month, we celebrated all the hard work and creativity from young filmmakers from our after school clubs from the summer term and throughout the year in an extra special red carpet premiere event. Filmmakers from four different schools across … Continue reading

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