BBC Academy Free Online Course on ‘Filmmaking For The Web’

BBC Academy Free Online Course on ‘Filmmaking For The Web’

Deadline: Ongoing 

The University of Birmingham, the BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have combined forces, to create this four-week, free online course on Digital Storytelling.

This course will will cover all aspects of production – from how to research your story to adding the finishing touches in the edit. The course will address many issues along the way, including critical thinking; story structure; style; genre; ethics; legalities; practical techniques for camera, sound and lighting; and more.

This course requires 3 hours commitment per week over a 4 weeks period. Course begins September 28,2015.


  • This course is for those who want to start creating and distributing their own film content online.
  • You could be a graduate or already working within the television industry, either as a new entrant or an established freelancer wanting to expand your skillset.
  • You may have hobbies, places, causes or a business that you wish to promote online. It’s for anyone who has a story to tell and wants to use the medium of film to tell it, but doesn’t quite know where to start.

How to Apply

Register and submit an application online.

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