The Basics | Equipment | Training | Downloads
Learn Filmmaking With My Step-by-step Guide
Start Making Movies is an easy to follow, step-by-step 163-page PDF that shows you how to start making short films and videos. It uses clear explanations and over 400 illustrations to introduce equipment, the filmmaking process, film language and film storytelling.
“Amazing…extremely useful, concise and complete” (JM, UK)
“Gives you everything you’d need to begin making films” (JP, USA)
Short Movie Editing Package
A complete short movie for you to edit. Over 90 clips with alternative shots and takes. Includes editing tips and activities, guides for iMovie (Mac and iOS), Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro X, and a Powerpoint introduction to the continuity system. Education site version also available.
“A brilliant resource” Media Education Journal
Training and support
Online film training and support with Tom Barrance for businesses, organisations and individuals.
“Tom is a really good teacher and is able to convey a lot of technical detail without baffling his audience. Highly recommended.”
Gillian Southgate, Assistant Director, NHS R&D Northwest