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.
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.
Beckett Choir Rehearsals
Love singing, making music, or just want to meet new people? Come along and join Beckett Choir - no auditions, and no need to be able to read music!
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: London
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.
Research Showcase 2017
Leeds Beckett University supports and fosters a thriving research environment across all disciplines. This event will showcase the excellent research which received university investment in 2016/17.
Research Showcase 2017
Leeds Beckett University supports and fosters a thriving research environment across all disciplines. This event will showcase the excellent research which received university investment in 2016/17. There will be opportunities to network within our research community and to attend presentations from award holders around their research journeys in the last academic year.
INSIDE/OUT: Cherie McNair
As part of the INSIDE/OUT lecture series, Cherie McNair, Director of the Australian Centre for Photography, discusses her experience in the visual arts sector in Australia.
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.