The Northern Film School are hosting a day of events on 2 November in celebration of the cinema pioneer Louis Le Prince. Le Prince is internationally recognised for shooting the very first moving images here in the city of Leeds.
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Award-winning director delivers Leeds Beckett film masterclass
Golden Globe and BAFTA award winning writer and director, Peter Kosminsky has delivered a masterclass to students at Leeds Beckett University.
Northern Film School celebrates prestigious award nomination
A film made by South Yorkshire residents who experienced the miners’ strike of 1984 - 1985, in collaboration with the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
Day to celebrate the world’s first moving images, shot in Leeds
A day of events to celebrate Louis Le Prince, the cinema pioneer internationally-recognised for filming the world’s first moving images in Leeds, will be hosted by Leeds Beckett University.
Dirty Paintings by Andy Edwards
Andy Edwards from the School of Art, Architecture & Design is exhibiting his work throughout October and November in the porch gallery at Left Bank Leeds.
Create Your Future: Manchester
A unique face-to-face opportunity with hundreds of creative courses, traineeships, and careers covering design, music, and the performing arts – all under one roof at Create your future.
Undergraduate Open Day
Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.
INSIDE/OUT: Derek Beaulieu
As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Derek Beaulieu delivers his talk, Making Nothing from Nothing.
INSIDE/OUT: Brian Dettmer
As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Brian Dettmer discusses his art, the ideas that inform his work and the processes that tie into his philosophy, through a series of images.
INSIDE/OUT: Matty Bovan
As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series Matty Bovan discusses his life and work in fashion.
The Northern Film School is one of the best known film and television schools in the UK, making innovative and award winning films for over 25 years. Storytelling, technical expertise and creativity, all taught by professionals, make our graduates the filmmakers of the future.
The School prides itself on:
- Practical filmmaking, with real production budgets
- Teaching staff with international film and TV credits.
- Industry partnerships, placements and collaborations.
- Specialised teaching in Producing, Directing, Screenwriting, Production Design, Cinematography, Sound, Editing and Animation.
- State of the art camera and lighting, sound, editing and post equipment.
- Industry standard studios, post-production suites, and production offices.
- Courses informed by film theory and criticism.
With its roots originating in the late 1970s in the Leeds Polytechnic Film Unit, the Northern School of Film and Television came into being in January 1990. Eventually simplifying its name to the Northern Film School and residing within the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University, the Northern Film School offers filmmaking awards at BA (Hons), MA and PhD levels, attracting students from around the world.