Latest News from the Northern Film School
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.
Over-60s film project premiers at Hyde Park Picture House
A series of original short films made by teams of over-60s in collaboration with filmmaking students at Leeds Beckett University will be premiered at the Hyde Park Picture House on Sunday 11 December.
A Woman's World
9-31st March 2017 - A photography exhibition by Anna Pepe will be displayed in the foyer of the Portland Building. A Woman's World, is The exhibition explores women, places, cultures and habitats around the world.
Creative and Digital Careers Series
The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.
CeASR Seminar: The 2010-11 Tunisian Revolution Preliminary Findings on the Role of Nonviolence
Speaker: Craig Brown
The components of semantic cognition: Evidence from neuropsychology, neuroimaging and brain stimulation
Guest Speaker: Professor Beth Jeffries, University of York
Launch of Centre for Future Cities
Help us build an urban education centre for the future With the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett and the Centre for Alternative Technology (Macynlleth).
Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies in Industry
Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for many years. There remain many challenges however for AR to be considered in some industries. The acceptance of AR as a viable tool to investigate, promote, and educate users in some sectors is still a barrier.
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.