UK FILM SCHOOL – 5 DAY FILM MAKING RESIDENTIAL OUTLINE TIMETABLE

 

Below is an outline timetable of all the activities for the week. Very occasionally changes may occur to publicised activities and the timetable due to circumstances beyond our control e.g. weather. We’ll endeavour to inform parents and students of any changes as soon as possible.

Outline Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – Filmmaking Starts
12:30pm – Lunch
4pm – Filmmaking Ends
4pm – 6.15pm – Free Time
6.15pm – Supper
7pm – 9pm – Evening Activity
9.45pm – Evening Registration
10pm – Bedtime
10.30pm – Lights Out

Sunday Timetable

4pm – 6pm – Students arrive – Meet & Greet. Soft Drinks Reception. Students will meet our UK Film School Director Gary Halliday and Jacqueline Edge, our head of boarding Isolda and their fellow students.
Students can browse & buy our popular UK Film School hoodies etc
6.15pm – 7pm – Curry Night- Students will sit in their ‘Film Crew’ groups for supper and have the opportunity to make new friends and discuss ideas for their film
7.15pm – 9.45pm – – Film Screening. We’ll screen a classic, age appropriate, film for the students to enjoy and see how the best in the business work e.g. ET, Jaws.

Monday Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – 12.30pm – Filmmaking; Introduction to the camera equipment, Health & Safety Briefing, Brainstorm and pitch ideas for the film. Develop and understand the fundamentals of a story.
12.30pm – Lunch
1.30pm – 4pm – Filmmaking; How to write a good script. How to Storyboard. How to develop a script.
4pm – 6pm –
 Free Time / Football Pitch
6.15pm – 7pm – Supper
7pm – 9pm – SFX Workshop or Editing Workshop

Tuesday Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – 12.30pm – Filmmaking; Cast roles. Organise costumes. Location scout.
12.30pm – Lunch
1.30pm – 4pm – Filmmaking; Read through script and rehearsals. How to block a script. How to direct and collaborate with actors.
4pm – 6pm –
 Free Time / Indoor Sports Hall
6.15pm – 7pm – Supper
7pm – 9pm – Bowling Alley Trip

Wednesday Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – 12.30pm –
 Filmmaking; Filming Day 1 – Learn the key elements of cinematography, including lighting, framing a shot, shooting for the edit.
12.30pm –
Lunch
1.30pm – 4pm –
Filmmaking; Explore how to work effectively with actors and other key crewmembers.
4pm – 6pm –
 Free Time / Hardcourt Area – Basketball/Football
6.15pm – 7pm – Supper
7pm – 9pm – SFX Workshop or Editing Workshop

Thursday Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – 12.30pm –
 Filmmaking; Filming Day 2 – Understand the roles of scriptwriter, continuity assistant, clapper loader, director, cinematographer and sound engineer by performing each of these roles.
12.30pm –
Lunch
1.30pm – 4pm –
Filmmaking; Explore the importance of each of the film crew’s roles on set & how they interact. How to shoot to the edit.
4pm – 6pm –
 Free Time / Volleyball
6.15pm – 7pm – Supper
7pm – 9.45pm – King Swing / Camp Fire

Friday Timetable

8am – Breakfast
9am – 12.30pm –
Filmmaking; Filming Day 3 – How to be decisive, stay flexible, solve problems & work to a deadline.
12.30pm –
Lunch
1.30pm – 4pm – Filmmaking; Final Filming. How to work as a team and communicate effectively under pressure.
4pm – Wrap
4pm – 4.45pm –
Presentation of Certificates, Crew Photo’s, Tea & Cakes. Parents are very welcome to join us for the Presentation and Refreshments.
5pm – Finish

Please ensure that all students are collected by latest 5pm

Regular breaks, a lunch hour and snacks are provided throughout the day
Times and activities may be subject to changes due to such circumstances as the weather and availability of locations