Summer School for Beginning Filmmakers

  • Start


  • price

    550 eur

  • Credit

    3 ECTS

  • time

    2 weeks

  • Language


Field of study
Media, Journalism, Creative Industries
Application deadline
June 1 2020
July 13 – July 24 2020
Course Leader
Sigita Jakubsonė
Target Group
Bachelor and Master level
Entry requirements
Any student having interest in filming, editing video material and creating visual content.
In this day and age, it is important to know how to tell stories. Summer School for Beginning Filmmakers invites students to get hands-on experience and become acquainted with various contemporary media forms. In small teams, participants will use professional filmmaking equipment to create a documentary or other kind short film. The groups will be constantly guided by experienced professionals.

Short description
Students will also learn to apply the knowledge gained during the programme creatively, grasp the specifics of video production technology, and understand the usage of lighting and sounds in film. At the school, students will get to act, operate the camera, and direct, which will give an understanding of filming and editing video material. Also, everyone will be involved in analyzing movies, non-fiction ethics and study the dialogue, interview techniques. Students will learn how to separate fact from truth. Last but not least, they will learn how to write a script.
After this course, students will be able to create a short film in small groups or individually, applying the knowledge gained during the course.
Learning outcomes
  • fundamentals of filming,  
  • screenwriting,
  • digital editing;
  • post-production.

Programme Structure

  • Creative writing, screenwriting,
  • Basics of dialogues and interviewing,
  • Basics of non-fiction ethics,
  • Basics of lighting and sound recording,
  • Basics of filming,
  • Basics of digital editing.


FROM MAY 1st: 600

(includes tuition, teaching material, social programme, trips, excursions)