Courses for Kids

This online interactive practical course is designed to provide you with the skills to create excellent video diaries or short documentaries about a day in your life. This could be an exciting day trip you want to capture or just a reflection on an average day.

The course is for young people and families and consists of two 2 hour sessions over two weeks. In Session 1 you will get filming tips, learn how to upload footage and complete a practice exercise. In Session 2, once you have filmed some footage, the focus will be on editing techniques including montage, adding credits and music.

The cost of the full course is £20 per household and it runs on the 12 and 19 of September from 10:00 – 12:00

The course is run by Ant Gates, Depot’s resident filmmaking expert who has years of teaching experience. You will need access to a camera or smartphone and have a computer that you can download some editing software onto.

This course will be virtual and led on Zoom. Please ensure you enter your telephone number and email address to receive the password.

This six week online course for children aged 7-11 is a mixture of practical tasks and learning the skills needed for analysing film.

Each session will include discussion of a film you have been asked to watch and you will learn about key approaches to understanding film. You will need to have a camera or smartphone to take part in the practical activities.

The course runs from 14:00 – 15:30 on Wednesdays from 14 October to 18 November. The course is run by Ant Gates, Depot’s resident filmmaking expert who has years of teaching experience.

The course costs £40

This course will be virtual and led on Zoom. Please ensure you enter your telephone number and email address to receive the password.