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Northern Film School

Northern Film School

Northern Film School

BA (Hons) Filmmaking

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MA Filmmaking

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MA Documentary filmmaking

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PhD Filmmaking

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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.

Our Events

Jun 5

Summer Language Classes

Summer Language Classes are now live!

Jun 24

Hebden Water

Exhibition by Trudi Entwistle and Paul Ratcliff as part of the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival.

Jun 24

Postgraduate Open Day

Our Open Days provide the ideal opportunity for you to find out more about our Masters courses, and discover the benefits of being a student at Leeds Beckett University.

Jun 26

Yorkshire Schools' Mental Health Conference

Leeds Beckett University is thrilled to be bringing together leaders from education and mental health at a landmark regional conference.

Jun 29

English Scholars Beyond Borders Conference

English Scholars Beyond Borders (ESBB) is a non-profit circle of international academics. The aim of ESBB conferences is to assemble English teachers and scholars from across the globe to expand conceptual horizons. The conference will explore the diverse borders and boundaries that English teachers and scholars must negotiate to achieve success and to benefit learners.

Jun 29

DEAP17 Student Progression

Open to all staff involved in supporting learning & teaching

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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
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Cheryl Bumby
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
LS2 3AD
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Mark Firth
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
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Dr Lewis Paul
Northern Film School
Electric Press
1 Millennium Square
Leeds
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