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Northern Film School

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BBC to broadcast documentaries edited by Northern Film School academic

Martin Harris, Editing and Documentary tutor at the Northern Film School, has completed editing two documentaries produced by Leeds-based company, 3di-tv, for BBC Four, as part of the forthcoming 'India's Frontier Railways' series.

Get creative in the new year with Leeds Beckett short courses

A selection of hands-on, practical short courses in filmmaking, music and performing arts are set to get rolling at Leeds Beckett University in January.

Leeds filmmakers team up to change attitudes towards mental health

Filmmaking students and staff at Leeds Beckett University have teamed up to show an alternative view of mental health at this year’s Leeds International Film Festival.

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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
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
LS2 3AD
BA (Hons) Filmmaking
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Cheryl Gardner
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
LS2 3AD
MA Filmmaking
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Mark Firth
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
LS2 3AD
Phd Filmmaking
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Dr Lewis Paul
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
LS2 3AD