UK Film School Residential

UK Film School 5 day residential filmmaking course


Whether you're interested in being in front of or behind the camera our Residential Film
School will give you an insight into the exciting world of film and TV. Learn how to act to
camera, write, produce, direct and shoot a film using professional, broadcast quality,
film-making equipment.
Work with industry professionals and get expert advice about all aspects of film-making
and careers in the industry.
The student film crews work together in age groups of 12 to 15 years and 16 to 20
We have been running this popular and innovative course for over 10 years. This year
our residential takes place at YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon (Hemmingford House), in the heart of England, just
outside historic Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Hemmingford House is a magnificent Georgian Mansion set in 3 acres of grounds and
provides lots of interesting filming locations. In addition to film-making activities students
will have an opportunity to explore Shakespeare's birthplace during a guided walking
tour of the town. We offer free transport between Birmingham Train Station, Birmingham
International Airport and Hemmingford House.

What makes it special

  • Make a film from start to finish in 5 days
  • Age groups of 12 to 15 years and 16 to 20
  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold approved residential.

Sunday 9th August 2020 from 4pm – Friday 14th August 2020 until


£750 (includes all activities, boarding and meals)

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UK Film School 5 day residential filmmaking course

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Map references

OS Map: 151

OS Grid Ref: SP231562

Lat/Lng: 52.203665, -1.663415

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Visit the centuries-old family home of Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife, where new love bloomed. Savour the rural beauty of the place where Shakespeare’s wife grew up and lived for many years.

Mary Arden's Farm

Mary Arden’s Farm

On his mother’s Tudor farm, experience the country life Shakespeare and Mary Arden herself would have known.

Shakespeare's New Place

Shakespeare's New Place

Be inspired at the site that was Shakespeare’s family home for 19 years, and uncover the fascinating story of the house that is no longer there.

Special events

Special events

If you’re interested in YHA’s work as a charity dedicated to transforming young lives, and would like to know more about ways to get involved and support us, these events could be just the ticket.

Charlecote Park, Elizabethan Country House, Warwickshire

Charlecote Park

The splendid 12th land and 16th century house and gardens include a formal parterre, woodland walk and parkland inspired by 'Capability' Brown in the 18th century. Visit the National Trust website

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Take time to explore Shakespeare’s childhood world, right where it all began. Explore Shakespeare’s childhood world where he was born and grew up. Hear tales of his life from our costumed guides.

Hall's Croft

Hall’s Croft

Admire stunning period interiors in the house built for the next generation: Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, physician John Hall.

Camley Street

Camley Street Natural Park

London Wildlife Trust’s flagship reserve, it hosts pond-dipping and nature-watching sessions for children and its wood-cabin visitor centre is used by the Wildlife Watch Club (re-opens 2020)