The teachers' inset is a full-day workshop covering all key aspects of teaching film-making. The workshop includes:

1. Filming for the Creative Arts and Media Diploma (Edexcel / AQA)

2. Your shooting kit
Options to get your school ready to start filming

3. Before shooting (pre-production)
Your script, shot list, shot sizes, storyboarding

4. Shooting
On-set etiquette, master shot, coverage, the visual vocabulary, lighting the scene, recording sound

5. After shooting (post-production)
Editing, special effects, grading, sound mix

6. Further Diploma support
What Screen Direct can do, start projects, one-day workshops

7. Plenary discussion

Price: £275* per course includes:

  • A comprehensive, fully-illustrated, Teachers Guide to Film-making for the 14-19 Creative Arts & Media Student
  • Fully interactive, practical exercises
  • Full Lunch Menu
  • Refreshments (Tea, Coffee etc.) throughout the day
  • Expert presentation and guidance from highly experienced entertainment industry and education sector professionals
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Educational discount on film equipment (currently in discussion, more news to follow)

*Prices may be subject to slight fluctuation depending on venue rates.

Our goal is to create a uniquely interactive, innovative practical workshop offering easy to use transferable skills & strategies and invaluable industry insight into Film-making for teachers of 14-19 Creative Arts & Media Diploma Levels 1, 2 & 3. The aim is to enable teachers and consortia to fulfil the QCA Creative Arts & Media Applied Learning Criteria by creating projects and experiences that reflect real work in the sector.

Who should attend?
All teachers of 14-19 Creative Arts & Media and Performing Arts courses.

All delegates will receive an information pack containing details of venue, transport, parking and a timetable for the day’s events approximately 2 weeks prior to Inset date. Any queries please call 01373 471486 or email or

  • Delegates will be provided with a personal hard copy of the course script on the day and/or DVD.
  • Course subject to minimum numbers.
  • Screen Direct reserves the right to cancel within 7 days of course date. In event of cancellation, all fees will be repaid in full by Screen Direct.
  • Delegate cancellations must be made in writing. If a delegate cancels less than three days before a course is due to be presented, there will be a 50% cancellation charge. Substitutions can be made at any time.
  • Screen Direct is a subsidiary of Drama Direct Ltd. Full fee is payable either by cheque or BACS to DRAMA DIRECT LTD within 10 days of presentation of invoice by Screen Direct Ltd. Company Number: 06637213, Address: 56 Alexandra Road, Frome, BA11 1LX.

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