3-Day Film School

The film and TV industry need fresh talent from Ashford like YOU!

3-Day Film School

A practical script-to-screen introductory programme run in partnership with Ashford-based Professional Production Companies Borderpoint Films and RG Studios. 

key dates

Day 1: Friday 12th July 2024

Day 2: Friday 19th July 2024

Day 3: Friday 26th July 2024

RG STUDIOS • 25 Bank Street
Ashford • kent • tn23 1dg

Join Screen South, in partnership with Ashford Borough Council for this 3-Day Film School, facilitated by Ashford-based professional production companies Borderpoint Films and RG Studios.

This programme is an exciting opportunity to develop your film skills, from pre-production and shoot to post-production. 

The course is open to all from the Ashford area (aged over 18), whether individuals or professionals, wherever you are on your film journey!

Day 1 –  Practical pre-production

  • Develop and Script
  • Learn about all the roles on Set
  • Plan your shoot – who does what where and when
  • Learn to use Camera and lights
  • Storyboard
  • Mood-Boards

Day 2  –  Shooting  your Scenes 

  • Directing/ Camera/Design/
  • Practicalities of shooting a scene
  • Lens and camera choice,
  • Camera positioning, lighting design,
  • Recording sound,
  • Going for a take,
  • Handling rushes

Day 3 –  Practical Post-Production

  • Edit your Scenes
  • Managing rushes
  • Editing styles,
  • Transitions
  • Use of music
  • Sound design
  • Delivery

Borderpoint Films is a Kent-based independent production company founded by experienced creatives who have created more than 100 hours of factual television across a range of formats. Their work has reached audiences across the UK and internationally, including via BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic Channel, Vancouver Film Festival, and more. 

RG Studios

With over 15 years of experience in the video production industry, RG Studios has worked with a range of innovative and commercial clients around the world. From England to Africa and the US and Europe.