Learn how to make films with Trainspotting cinematographer Brian Tufano

Explore the filmmaking process from script to screen for free online courtesy of the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.

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If you’re an aspiring director, cinematographer or editor, or if you’re simply curious about how movies gets made, the UK’s National Film and Television School and the BFI are providing an unmissable opportunity to learn first-hand from a host of award-winning filmmakers.

The free online course, which started yesterday, features micro masterclasses from the likes of Trainspotting DoP Brian Tufano, Locke editor Justine Wright and Leaving Las Vegas director Mike Figgis, and covers everything from scripting to financing to how editing effect meaning.

To get you started, check out this great clip of Tufano revealing how they shot the ‘worst toilet in Scotland’ scene in Danny Boyle’s 1996 film Trainspotting.

Sign up to the free course at futurelearn.com/courses

Published 24 Feb 2016

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