Want to make a movie and don’t know where to start? There has never been a better time to break into the British film industry. British independent filmmakers are the toast of Hollywood. The 2009 Golden Globe successes of Slumdog Millionaire, In Bruges and Happy Go Lucky have proven that.

This intensive weekend seminar shows you how to shoot a 35mm colour quality feature film, ninety minutes long with a Dolby stereo soundtrack for as little as £10,000. They did it at Raindance. They made the 35mm feature film Table 5 for just £278.38. Share they first-hand experience in making movies that look great on a minimal budget.

All formats, including film, HDV and HD, and even mobile phones are discussed.

Elliot Grove has developed a clear process that will assist you in producing, directing and selling your first feature film. This is the step-by-step method which launches successful careers. Movies like Pi, The Blair Witch Project, Chuck and Buck, Clerks and El Mariachi were all made using the principles that are demonstrated through lecture and video clips on this course. The writers, directors or producers of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Janice Beard 45 wpm, Waking Ned, Sliding Doors, Slumdog Millionare and Memento have all attended this intensive seminar before making their first films.

This course is part lecture and part group discussion.

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