Tag Archives: Filmmaking

Celebrating Six Years in Balham

Last week, we ran our EIGHTH Summer Film Shoot in Balham! Needless to say it was amazing fun and it was great to see so many familiar faces returning, some of whom have been attending since we first began running … 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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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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On Set With… Sadie & The Saturday Film Shoots

Welcome to a look behind the scenes on our set in Highgate. We’ve been working very hard on a fairy tale adaptation for the big screen! Our group have been looking at the building blocks of fairy tales and how … Continue reading

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How to…shoot a closeup

Studio Film School director Dan shares his advice for getting the perfect closeup. If there’s one golden rule I would apply to all filmmaking, it would be think in terms of shots. What are you filming? Why are you filming … Continue reading

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On Set With… Sheena at The Saturday Film Shoots

We catch up with Studio Film School workshop leader Sheena, who gives us an insight into what her crew (ages 7 – 9) have been up to this term: My group and I are VERY excited about it being the cinema … Continue reading

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How to…shoot a trombone shot

This one is a tricky one – and a good challenge to keep you busy! A trombone shot, or a dolly zoom is a great technique to add some pizazz to a scene where a character experiences something shocking, intriguing, … Continue reading

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