Tom Barrance

Tom with camera

Tom Barrance is one of the UK’s most experienced film educators. He’s taught hundreds of children, young people and adults to make their own films.

Tom runs online and face to face training in filmmaking for businesses, nonprofits, charities, arts and youth organisations, schools and higher education. He also runs workshops, activities and longer projects, and makes short films for organisations.

Tom has contributed to many film education projects and workshops over more than 25 years, working with organisations including Apple, BFI Education, Cadw, Film Education, Filmclub, Film: 21st Century Literacy, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Into Film, Kids in Museums, Literature Wales, Wales Millennium Centre and Zoom Cymru.

Tom teaches film language and filmmaking on the MA Digital Media: Education course at UCL Institute of Education. He also provides online sessions on creating video essays for Imperial College London.

Tom Barrance’s publications and interactive resources include Start Making MoviesEditclass, Making Movies Make Sense, Using film in schools and Filming History. He recently developed the Futurelearn course How to Make a Short Film for the British Film Institute.

Tom is based near Cardiff, South Wales. He has delivered training and made presentations about filmmaking and film education around the UK and in Ireland, France, Belgium, Italy and the Republic of Georgia.

He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and an Arts Award Adviser.

You can read some of Tom’s testimonials here.

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