You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations. As a guideline we would expect you to have an English language level equivalent to IELTS score of 6.0.
More information on English language requirements and equivalencies.
You should have some prior study in design and drawing skills, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator skills is essential but do not need to have studied animation before.
This course is perfect for you if you are thinking of further study or professional development in animation. If you have questions about your academic background, please contact the UAL Study Abroad team.
Helene Whitehall is a cinematographer and director with over 25 years of experience working in the film and television industry. She has worked extensively overseas, from USA, Europe, Japan to Papua and Iceland, for clients such as the BBC, ITV and National Geographic. She has shot pop proms, drama but specialised in documentaries.
Dates and fees
Date: 4 July - 21 July 2022
Day: Monday - Thursday
Time: 10am - 4pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
You will have access to a kit-room stocked with Canon XA10 camcorders, booms and lighting rigs. Once you have finished filming, you can edit your films in our edit suites installed with industry-standard editing software: Avid, Apple Final Cut Pro and Logic, Adobe Creative Cloud Premiere and After Effects.
Summer Study Abroad Scholarship
We offer a Summer Study Abroad Scholarship for all of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses.
Find out how to apply
To be eligible, you must be 18 years or older, hold an offer to join one of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses, and be enrolled on an undergraduate degree programme outside the UK.
- The scholarships cover the tuition-fee only and depend on you successfully enrolling for the course. Our cancellation policy still applies.
- Scholarship winners will be asked to take part in promotional activities to promote Summer Study Abroad and the scholarship scheme.
Download an example Handbook - Filmmaking PDF (360KB).
Each year the content, dates and tutors vary slightly.
"The course was really good and the tutors were amazing. Made the class very engaging while allowing the knowledge of filmmaking to be presented and being very hands on. Overall it was an incredible experience that I would recommend to anyone interested in learning the basics of filmmaking while creating a film in the process."
"I really enjoyed the course. The tutors were very patient with all of us and taught us a lot of things from the entire process of filmmaking. The team I worked with was very interested in the project and we work efficiently as a team."
"The course was so worth it. It was very intensive and I can't believe I can learn so much in 3 weeks. It was so helpful and very practical which I really appreciated. The tutors were very easy to approach. I definitely felt guided by them."