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Northern Film School

Northern Film School

Northern Film School

BA (Hons) Filmmaking

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Latest News from the Northern Film School

I Am Vader film gets USA film festival showing

A film by three Northern Film School students will be shown at the CineYouth Film Festival in Chicago, USA, this month.

Leeds Beckett film project celebrated at Young Filmmakers’ Awards

A short film created by a team of over-60s in collaboration with filmmaking students at Leeds Beckett University will receive a special screening at the Leeds Young Filmmakers’ Golden Owl Awards 2017.

Over-60s sought for new filmmaking and theatre courses

Leeds Beckett University is opening up its doors to people aged 60 years and over as it launches new short courses in filmmaking and performance art.

Our Events

Jul 14

Journey Through the Mirror Pool

Sound installation as part of Supersenses exhibition at the Science + Media Museum in Bradford.

Aug 15

The Artist as Explorer - Aletia Upstairs

This piece of work is curated, created and performed by Leeds Beckett University PhD student Aletia Upstairs in collaboration with Richard Demarco.

Sep 1

MA Art & Design Show

This years show from the MA Art & Design students - Imagined Futures and Free Spirits.

Sep 4

Landing Party

Annual showcase of work from the MA Performance students from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts.

Sep 5

Criminal Heritage: Crime, Fiction and History

An interdisciplinary conference which aims to explore, analyse, and debate the relationship between crime, narrative and history.

Sep 6

Is There Life After 50?

As we approach Older People's Day on 1 October, Professor Jayne Raisborough discusses, ‘Is There Life After 50? You'd Better Believe it! Women Celebrate Getting Older.’

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About Us

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.

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Northern Film School
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1 Millennium Square
Leeds
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Cheryl Bumby
Northern Film School
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1 Millennium Square
Leeds
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Mark Firth
Northern Film School
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Leeds
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Dr Lewis Paul
Northern Film School
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Leeds
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