Brighton Film School

Brighton Film School recently voted in the Top 10 UK Film Schools

Film of The Week

"Spinning in Cycles"

We loved this stylish and moody visual treat created by Ronja Schistek and crew from the Cinematography and Directing Diploma 2013/14.

"Spinning in Cycles" was one of the highlights from our graduation screening in 2014, part of the Cinecity Festival.

Spinning In Circles by Maxamillion & Yves Voilà from Ronja Schistek on Vimeo.


With fantastic facilities, dedicated industry lecturers and speakers and a central location in a filmmakers city such as Brighton, our mission is to deliver practical courses and train the next generation of talented filmmakers wishing to enter the British film industry.

Our flagship courses are the 2-year Filmmaking HND and Art Direction HND programmes, (equivalent to the first 2 years of a degree). These courses are very practical, industry led, fully accredited and funding is available the student loan system to pay for your tuition fees. Each year Brighton Film School offers just 36 places to aspiring filmmakers who have recently achieved a Level 3 BTEC or completed their A levels or we are happy to look at previous experience or a creative portfolio in lieu of these qualifications. In addition, the school also delivers an industry focused Cinematography and Directing Diploma. These courses will give you the skills and confidence to enter the film industry either as a freelancer, independent filmmaker or other career paths.

Brighton Film School also runs several shorter courses aimed at beginners of those wanting to study film part-time. These include courses in filmmaking, screenwriting, art-direction, editing plus our special Summer School.

For younger filmmakers aged 15-17 we offer a Brighton Young Filmmakers after school club and our special Summer School Juniors. Both are extremely popular and early application is advised.

You are very welcome to visit the school to view our facilities and ask our tutors your questions. We hold open studio sessions for tours and interviews on a Saturday morning which you would be very welcome to attend by appointment. Please call or email our office to book first.

If you are serious about film then you'll love us. Apply now either directly or via UCAS and start your career in filmmaking or set design with Brighton Film School.


Latest School News

Paean Films launched by alumni Adam Price
Paean Films launched by alumni Adam Price

Filmmaking HND alumni Adam Price (class of 2014) has recently launched a new film and video production company, titled Paean Films. Paean Films is a corporate and industrial film production...

British screenwriter David Scinto visits Brighton Film School
British screenwriter David Scinto visits Brighton Film School

Legendary British screenwriter and Brighton Film School patron, David Scinto (Sexy Beast, 44” Chest, Gangster No.1) visited Brighton Film School to run a very special creative session with students...

5 minutes with Producer and Director Michele D'Acosta
5 minutes with Producer and Director Michele D'Acosta

“If you aren’t 100% dedicated to it, if you don’t live and breathe it, then don’t bother.” 5 minutes with the amazing Michele D'Acosta, award winning Producer and Director, regular...