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Take Your Place: Short Film and Documentary Workshops


Take Your Place: Short Film and Documentary Workshops

Calling All Young Filmmakers: Join Our Short Film and Documentary Workshop!

Do you have a story to tell? Ready to make your mark in the world of film? Our immersive workshop is perfect for young creators like you!

What to Expect:

  • Inspiring Sessions: Start with a 2-hour introduction at the Common Wealth Office, followed by two 4-hour idea development sessions. Learn the ropes of filmmaking from experienced professionals.
  • On-Location Filming: Spend three exciting days shooting on location in and around Cardiff. Capture the essence of your story with real-world experience.
  • Hands-On Learning: From brainstorming to shooting and editing, you’ll engage in every aspect of film production. Gain practical skills and unleash your creativity.
  • Travel and Food Provided: We’ll cover your travel costs and provide meals on the three filming days.

Workshop Schedule:

  • Introduction Session:
    • Date: 13.07
    • Time: 2-hour session
    • Location: Common Wealth Office, Llanrumney Hall, Ball Road, CF3 4JJ
  • Ideas Development Sessions:
    • Dates: 20.07 and 23.07
    • Time: 4-hour sessions each
    • Location:Common Wealth Office, Llanrumney Hall, Ball Road, CF3 4JJ
  • Filming Days:
    • Dates: 02.08, 03.08, 04.08
    • Location: In and around Cardiff

Who Can Join:
Young people aged 14-18 with a passion for film and storytelling. No prior experience needed—just your enthusiasm and creativity!

Why You Should Attend:
Skill Development: Learn storytelling, technical filmmaking, and project management from industry pros.

Portfolio Building: Create a film or documentary to showcase your talent. Perfect for future educational and career opportunities.

Creative Community: Collaborate with like-minded peers, make new friends, and build a network of creative contacts

If you’d like to take part in this workshop please email spaces are limited so be sure to book.
This project is in partnership with Into Film – Every Child a Filmmaker Project