UK Film School Social Enterprise
Our social enterprise was established to address the need to give people from disadvantaged groups the opportunity to experience the benefits of filmmaking- to empower and enable them to shape their future in a positive way.
‘The best part of the experience was the sense of achievement, it was great to make something’
Abigail // Student Aged 18
‘In our experience there is no limit to what can be achieved, regardless of individual disadvantage once the crucial opportunity is given in the first place.’
Gary Halliday // Director
TO INVOLVE AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE IN THE MAKING OF FILMS
Whether for the pure enjoyment and fun of making a film, or for the discovery of untapped talent, skill or interest, we want to involve people of all ages and all abilities.
Patrons & Supporters
Special Advisor and Executive Producer. One of the UK’s leading experts in childcare and social justice.
Award winning journalist for the Sunday Times Magazine and non-fiction author.
One of the UK’s leading steadicam operators he has worked in Film and T.V with credits including ‘Waking The Dead’.
Marion Layberry OBE
Marion has been a special needs teacher, foster carer, social worker and director and was awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to Children and Families.
Popular TV actress, an inspiration to young people. She is known for her role as Rachel Mason in the BBC drama Waterloo Road.
Matt Carroll OBE
Award winning Australian film and TV producer. He was awarded an OBE in 1982 for his services to the film industry.
Jacqueline is a former City lawyer and is now an Executive Producer and Director of our CIC.
Ruby Hammer MBE
Ruby is a British internationally acclaimed makeup artist and columnist. In 2007 she was appointed an MBE for her contribution to the cosmetics industry.
Thank you for providing such a fantastic learning experience.
HI // Cambridge
It was another wonderful film course and a reminder of how good you guys are at this.
BM // Wellingborough
Overall an amazing experience
Rhianna // Age 17
Very helpful and relaxed mentors with lots of knowledge and skill
Max // Age 18
Really enjoyed it, met some really great people
Alice // Age 16
The best course ever!
UKFS Student // Summer 2017
I’ve enjoyed the course and I believe it’s extremely helpful if you want to go into film production
Elle // Age 17
I had a really fun time and it was a good learning experience
Leo // Age 12
Matilda // Age 13
FILM SCHOOL COURSE DIRECTOR
Our course director Gary Halliday is a professional actor and director with over 20 years experience in the industry.
Gary and his team believe in treating students as a professional crew from the outset and will enable the group to experience all aspects of making a film.