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Directing Masterclass at The Groucho Club - SOLD OUT

  • The Groucho Club 45 Dean Street London W1D 4QB (map)

A fast-track guide to all the stages of filmmaking that can be applied to film, tv, commercials and social media content.

This one-day intensive workshop will cover all the key stages into making a film, tv, commercials and online content.

On completion you will have all the tools to go make your next project whatever the size and budget.

Tickets can be bought below via our shopping cart or on the Eventbrite site. (Click link below)


The course will cover the 3 key stages of making content and a practical section on how to become a director:-


How to interpret a script, creative or brief.
Scripting, blocking, storyboarding and director's treatment.
Scheduling, budgeting and location research.
Casting and crewing.

The Shoot:-

Rehearsing, directing actors and collaborating with your crew.
How to maximise your shooting days.


The essentials of editing.
Music copyright, research and licensing.
Sound design and VFX.
ADR and voiceover.

How to become a director:-

The skills and expertise required.
Where to start.
Which genre is right for me.


This is for any aspiring filmmaker, producer, director or interested in learning about the mechanics of making a film and content. The workshop is designed to reflect a constantly changing, dynamic industry to ensure that you are fully prepared as you take your next steps into your media career.

All our courses are run by speakers who are actively working in the top end of their particular industry allowing for the most up-to-date practices and techniques.

Our training courses are designed as a positive action scheme to address an identified under-representation of people from ethnic minority backgrounds in certain roles therefore a percentage of tickets will be reserved for people from a BAME background at a discounted rate. Please email for further information.


An experienced filmmaker with over 20 years of experience in the TV and advertising industry will provide you with the insider knowledge you need to be a successful director. 

The filmmaker begin his career at the BBC working at BBC Sport and BBC Events before moving into the creative world of advertising, directing commercials and online content for social media channels. 

Recently he has directed drama for the CBBC and had a sitcom optioned by a leading production company. He also has writing credits for BBC 2 and Radio 4. 

Please find a link to his website