Kendal?s Adventure Film Academy: Learn to film and edit this July

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Adventure Film Academy Classic

The Adventure Film Academy Classic will be running 21-25 July 2010.

This is the 8th year of the highly acclaimed Kendal Mountain Festival Adventure Film Academy Classic (formerly the Extreme Film School) and a chance to work with some of the top professionals in adventure film making who have worked on many BAFTA and EMMY winning films including Touching the Void.

In the past over 450 people have attended the workshops and 150 made a 2-minute short film. These “shorts” have been shown to huge audiences, such as “Not Permitted” on prime time BBC1, Festivals all over the world including Banff, Telluride and Trento e.g. the '06 winner Kendal's Dark Secret”, and on a variety of web sites such a U Tube where “No Cycling” has received 678,000 views !

The Academy attracts a wide range of talent:

  • film industry professionals wanting to exercise their skills and learn more about adventure film making
  • film students who want to learn new skills.
  • adventurers, mountaineers and extreme sports enthusiasts who want to learn how to record their exploits and make a broadcast quality films.

18% of those who have made a film short in AFA now work within the film industry.

Choose individual modules or sign up for the whole week. The program comprises a choice of 4 workshops on film making and editing followed by the 48 Hour film marathon during the Festival week

Deadline for registration is July 16th 2010

DATES – Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th July 2010

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AFA Classic 2010 – Basic Breakdown

Day 1 - Wednesday 21 July 2010 – Intro to Adventure Filmmaking – The Camera – 9.30am – 5.00pm £80

Day 2 - Thursday 22 July 2010 – Intro to Adventure Filmmaking – Editing – 9.30 am – 5.00pm £80

Offer Monday and Tuesday both - £120 (saving £40)

Day 3 -Friday 23 July – Choice of Editing or Camera Master Class – 9.30am – 5.00pm £80

Days 4 & 5 - 48 hr film Marathon – Friday 23rd July – Sunday 25th July
6.00pm Weds 17th till 6.00pm Fri 20th Nov £80

Book all 5 days for £250 (saving £70)

All tickets eligible for a student discount – 40%

Please contact for more information or to obtain an application form.

OR download the form from:

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