The Northern Film School

Contact Details:

Electric Press, 1 Millennium Square, Leeds

01138128000
northernfilmschool@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

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  • Opening Hours

    Monday

    09:00 - 20:00

    Tuesday

    09:00 - 20:00

    Wednesday

    09:00 - 20:00

    Thursday

    09:00 - 20:00

    Friday

    09:00 - 20:00

    Saturday

    Closed all day

    Sunday

    Closed all day

The Northern Film School

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 (although we can trace our history back much further). 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, Animation and Documentary. State of the art camera, 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, MFA and PhD levels, attracting students from around the world. The main school site is in the historic Electric Press building on Millennium Square in the centre of Leeds. Here we have studios, edit labs, edit suites, grading suites, animation facilities, props and set storage, kit storage, a sound studio, production offices, flexible teaching spaces and staff offices.