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University of Oxford Campus, UK

Premium Summer Pre-College Film Making Program for High Schoolers on Campus at Oxford University

age icon 13-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 20

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Step into the world of filmmaking with the 'Film Academy: Oxford Through The Lens' program on the University of Oxford campus, a cinematic playground that has served as the backdrop for iconic movies like Harry Potter and James Bond!

  • Experience hands-on film production and digital editing in a setting rich with cinematic history.
  • Utilize top-tier video equipment and master post-production techniques using Final Cut Pro.
  • Engage with film industry professionals, explore various aspects of filmmaking including screenwriting, location scouting, and storyboarding, and leave with your own short film, crafted in one of the world’s most prestigious university settings.

This program is provided by a leading independent provider of summer schools in the UK, on the campus of the University of Oxford.


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Location

This summer school offers an authentic taste of undergraduate life in Oxford.

  • Explore historic University of Oxford residential colleges

  • Stay in student bedrooms in centuries-old quadrangles

  • Socialize in lively common rooms, relax in college gardens

  • Attend lectures in historic halls, study in classrooms of 55 Nobel laureates

  • Experience life on campus at one of the world’s most renowned academic institutions.

On campus at:

  • Balliol College

  • St Catherine’s College

  • The Queen's College

  • Keble College

  • St Hugh's College

  • St Peter's College

What's Included

  • Residential in the prestigious colleges of the University of Oxford.

  • Inspiring courses taught by experts.

  • A truly international environment – over 170 nationalities.

  • Accommodation, meals, tuition and cultural programmes included.

  • Graduation, report cards and certificate.

  • Maximum of 15 students per class

  • 20+ hours tuition / week.

  • Talks and debates with world-class guest speakers.

  • Inspirational cultural programme, including excursions to historic UK locations.

Activities

Emphasize fun summer experiences, remember, it's your holiday!

  • Discover Oxford's best spots: coffee shops, riverside parks, Oxford Castle, shops, galleries, and museums.
  • Enjoy an exciting extracurricular timetable with new friends.
  • Attend dazzling graduation balls.
  • Take excursions to explore Britain's diverse history and more.

Accommodations

  • Stay in historic residential college campuses with centuries-old quadrangles.

  • Enjoy bedrooms in single or twin arrangements.

  • Mix of en-suite and shared same-sex bathroom facilities.

  • Socialize in student common rooms, relax in stunning college gardens.

  • Meals Included: Course fees cover breakfast and dinner; lunch provided for under 16 years.

  • **Dietary Requirements: **Inform us 60 days prior for specific needs like vegetarian, Kosher, or Halal options, and for any medical dietary needs like lactose intolerance or food allergies.

  • Pocket Money Advice: Bring sufficient funds for snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. Budget around £150 weekly, including approximately £10 daily for lunches (ages 16-18).

_Students aged 13-18 can pay an extra** 'En-suite Reservation Fee - £1295'** for a chance at an en-suite room, subject to availability. Please note, single rooms are not guaranteed and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. For medically necessary room types, contact our advisor for availability on your chosen programme. _

Excursions

  • Explore Oxford’s very own castle to unmissable shops, galleries and museums.
  • Dive into the Britain’s diverse history with;
    • The Sheldonian Theatre,
    • The Bodleian Library,
    • The Ashmolean Museum,
    • The dining hall at Christ Church as the dining hall at Harry Potter’s wizarding school, Hogwarts.

Transportation

We offer a reassuring transfer service in the UK and USA.

Arrival Support:

  • Staff present at London Heathrow (LHR) on specific dates and times for student pickup.

  • Flights must land between 06:00 and 14:00 BST for transfer eligibility.

  • Multiple transport options: private taxi, shared taxi, minibus, or coach.

  • Transport type determined by factors like arrival times and student numbers.

Departure Support:

  • Staff available at LHR on set dates for departure assistance.

  • Flights should depart between 08:00 and 18:00 BST.

  • Early morning flights include wake-up calls and packed breakfast.

Transfer Prices: GBP 200 one-way for both arrival and departure transfers, with comprehensive services included.

Notes for parents and students:

  • Arrival day for all programs: Sunday (Check specific program dates for correct Sunday)

  • Arrival time: Between 15:00 and 17:00 (Arrival before 17:00 for welcome reception is recommended)

Lesson Plan

  • 40 hours of tuition
  • Course outcomes:
    • Learn the basics of filmmaking including production, editing, and screenwriting while exploring the power of the unique visual language of film
    • Produce and edit a short film to screen at Oxford and add to your professional portfolio
    • Explore different careers in the film production process, like script-writing and editing, location scouting, camera operating, sound, lighting and directing
    • Improve your technical skills with filmmaking equipment like HD cameras and post-production software like Final Cut Pro
    • Strengthen your creativity, technical writing, and project management skills.
  • On completion, students receive a graduation certificate and a detailed report card.

English language requirements are as follows:

  • Minimum strong pre-intermediate level (B1) for all academic programs

Example Tutor:

  • Bruce Windwood - Multi-award winning filmmaker:
    • Multi-award winning filmmaker,
    • A commissioned writer for TV and audio
    • Composes soundtracks for film, audio, and TV content.

Guest speakers from previous summers:

  • David Olusoga - Historian, writer and broadcaster: Historian and TV producer known for "Empire" and "Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners."
  • Helen Sharman - OBE Astronaut and Scientist: First British astronaut, spent eight days on MIR Space Station in 1991.
  • Kriti Sharma - Artificial Intelligence Expert: Focused on ethical technology and AI for Social Good in over 25 countries.
  • Marcus du Sautoy - Mathematician, author and broadcaster: Holding positions at Oxford and known for works like "The Creativity Code: How AI Is Learning to Write, Paint and Think" and BBC broadcasts on algorithms.

Extras

  • LHR to Oxford: £200 one-way

  • Oxford to LHR: £200 one-way

  • Lunches for ages 16-18: approximately £10 per day

  • Travel insurance

  • En-suite Reservation Fee: £1295


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/13/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £6,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £6,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/28/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £6,995

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