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Filmmaking

Edgar Wright

Filmmaking

The award-winning filmmaker made his name with the beloved Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End). Follow that with Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Baby Driver and Last Night in Soho and you've got yourself a world-class filmmaking teacher with indie roots and Hollywood experience. From storyboarding and scriptwriting to fundraising and pitching to studios, Edgar will show you the many different approaches to filmmaking and will ultimately help you get your film made and get your film seen.

27 lessons, 4 hrs
Course notes
  • For anyone who wants to make a film

  • For all experiences and budgets

  • Self-paced, no deadlines

The course

Whether you're just starting out or want some insight into that trademark kinetic style, Edgar's filmmaking class is packed with practical tools and creative inspiration. He'll take you through writing, directing, casting, location scouting, collaborating, funding, production, editing, sound design, distribution and more. Just check out the full list of lessons below for a teaser. You no longer need to fear the live set. Get tips from Edgar and you'll walk in with an auteurial swagger that the cast and crew love to see. Even if it is a little bit fake-it-till-you-make-it.

Your Maestro

Meet the man who became an indie legend with the Cornetto trilogy and a trademark directing style. He started out making indie movies on a Super 8 camera and directed shorts on a shoestring throughout the 80s and 90s, building up a close-knit group of collaborators including Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. As someone who’s gone from film school reject and micro budgets to Hollywood blockbusters, there’s no one better to guide you through the world of filmmaking and show you how to make your film a reality.

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Course Notes

Course notes

64 pages

A downloadable PDF full of tips and exercises to help you put theory into practice.

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27 lessons, 4 hrs
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