Available Learning Pathways

YOUR CLASSROOM

YOUR CLASSROOM

This is your very own teaching space, to create materials, hold discussions and forum, set tasks and paste links to topics from the text books available in this learning site. No one else has access other than you and your little darlings.

PROFESSIONAL STORYBOARDING
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PROFESSIONAL STORYBOARDING

Storyboarding is all about showing your moving image intentions IN PICTURES. This learning journey aims to show you how that's done, with a little help and magic from our friends at  the Star Wars Storyboarding and PreViz team.

OUR VIDEO USER GUIDE
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OUR VIDEO USER GUIDE

Always start here if you're new.  Learn key processes, top tips, uploading assignments, resources, marking and grading.  We offer video tutorials of how to use the video resources! How meta! NOTE: UKfilmNet takes no responsibility for lost work or materials uploaded, - ever. Always keep local copies of everything.

EDITING CONCEPTS

EDITING CONCEPTS

Editing is the defining process of story-telling in moving image. Using real examples from BBC Drama, and working with experts from Hollywood and the UK, here is where the final images are chosen,  the final story is told, whether factual or drama. 

VIDEO NEWS PRODUCTION

VIDEO NEWS PRODUCTION

TV News demands a high degree of clarity, accuracy and fidelity. This resource provides an expert led introduction to the processes & policy of video news production with help from Channel 4 News (UK), The BBC Six O'clock News and Sky news.

TEACHERS & TRAINERS CHAT
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TEACHERS & TRAINERS CHAT

As the name says, this is simply a place where teachers and trainers can chat and discuss ideas, news, tips and tricks You can ask a question, you can even suggest new topics or let us know how to make this better.

This is the grown-ups room. Y'all be nice now!

CINEMATOGRAPHY

CINEMATOGRAPHY

This resource builds on & extends what you've learned in “Introduction to lighting" It's takes a more in-depth look at cameras, lenses & lighting & how to achieve that "film look" courtesy of expert help from three former Heads of Cinematography at the National Film & TV School. So turbo charge your moviemaking and get ready for your first Oscar. 

SHORTS & FEATURE WRITING

SHORTS & FEATURE WRITING

RELEASED 2020: Learn and develop skills for  writing, and plot, character and storyline construction in fiction.

In this pathway you will develop an understanding of the structure, stortlines, great dialogue, dramatic tension, script formats and believable characters in both the short form and feature film  using professional script-writing tools and experts.

CAMERA CONCEPTS

CAMERA CONCEPTS

With experts from the BBC & ITV and the NFTS here you'll explore the behaviour of video cameras and how they manage the recording of light (images), and what technologies, techniques, codes and conventions need to be understood in order to manually operate a camera professionally.

INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING

INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTING

Lighting is the difference between a pro and amateur. It tells story, sets emotions and mood, reveals action. Our experts from BBC Drama, the USA, Sky Studios, the BSC and the ASC all give you the key knowledge. Without these your moving images, whether doc or film - will look awful, look flat, and engage no-one.

LOCATION SOUND

LOCATION SOUND

The sound you record with your moving images is just as important as the quality of the pictures. This resource is all about ensuring that happens and thanks to our experts from the BBC, ITN News and from the School of Audio Engineering and AMPAS, you'll get sound advice.

EDITING WITH AVID

EDITING WITH AVID

AVID still remains the most commonly used editing tool in the professional world of film and TV editing for broadcasters and film makers. We take a closer look at this important tool with a broadcast AVID editor with 23 years on the job!

This is version 6. Watch out for a similar resource for the super new Avid 2019 soon!

EDITING IN PREMIERE CS 6

EDITING IN PREMIERE CS 6

Surprisingly Premiere CS6 is still used everywhere as a powerful editing tool.

This resource explores how different types of edit , color correction, matching shots, audio handling, software camera stabilization and much else are all done in CS6 with expert help from Adobe's lead expert himself!  And if you use ProCC watch this space!