Film Producing

This short course offers an introduction for the aspiring filmmaker on how to develop and produce a short film.

Course Content

This two session course focuses on how to develop and produce a short film, but will contain all the elements required for the aspiring filmmaker to get your project off the ground. You will also be introduced to ways in which filmmakers can raise finance for your projects.

Session One: Scriptwriting; Budgeting; Scheduling; Crew:
Session Two: Casting; Locations; Marketing; Distribution:

Course outcomes:

• You will learn to understand the key components of a successful film
• You will b learn how to budget and schedule a script
• You'll find out how to locate cast and crew for a project
• You will discover old and new distribution routes
• You will learn effective marketing techniques

*Please Note: Course will take place on 2 Sundays: Sunday, 04/11/2018 (10:00-16:00), and on Sunday 18/11/2018 (10:00-16:00)*

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

This workshop is open to all who are interested in independent filmmaking.

First Class Requirements

Notebook and pen

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

• If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email or drop in to our main reception area.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.