Get a practical, inspirational and gratifying introduction to filmmaking and make with your own film in just four weeks!

Ideal for people with love for film and know the basics, this intensive short course offers students a broad and invaluable grounding in the basic filmmaking principles. Over six weeks you will learn a range of industry relevant skills from working film and TV professionals and get the opportunity to take a project from concept to script to screen.

Working in small groups, you will produce a number of non-sync visual narrative short films, shooting exclusively on professional high end digital cameras such as RED Helium, Alexa Mini or Canon cameras. Collaborating with fellow students, actors and tutors builds confidence while concurrently offering networking opportunities and access to industry training on productions within the centre.

Filmmaking students are introduced to essential filmmaking disciplines including:

  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Casting and Auditioning
  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • Editing (Adobe Premiere)

Practical Exercises will demonstrate:

  • Key lighting techniques
  • Directing professional actors
  • Handling high end digital cameras such as Arri Alexa, Alexa Mini or Amira
  • Understanding production organisation

Your finished films are showcased at the Project screening and you will receive a certificate of completion and a YouTube showreel link after you have graduated. The films will be produced in collaboration with other students from other departments.


Adam creates Drama Deluxe with producer Michael Aoun to focus on the production of their first feature film, “The Stranger Within” starring William Baldwin, Estella Warren and Sarah Butler. The film was written and co-produced by Adam as well. The fact that this film is picked up by Sony Pictures in a worldwide distribution deal, kickstarts a commercial department, that has so far produced the global ad campaign for jewellery brand Pandora and a global campaign for Bang & Olufsen as well. The Pandora project consist of more than 30 individual commercials and is shot in five cities around the world. All films were directed by Adam.

Judith Audu is a Nigerian film and television actress, presenter, model, blogger and movie producer, renowned for several of her acting roles, especially her role as Mofe in the television series Emerald alongside Joseph Benjamin, Carol King, Lilian Esoro and Femi Branch. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria to a father who was a Naval Officer and her mother an entrepreneur. She is the second child of her parents and only daughter, with two brothers; one older and one younger. While at the University, Judith joined a Theater Group, the Campus Playhouse where she honed her acting skills, before she got her first acting job in 2004 during one of her school breaks. After getting her Masters’ Degree in 2011, Judith attended an audition for a role in the television drama, Tinsel and got the role of a gynecologist, she has since been part of several Television Series like Emerald, Seekers, Burning Spears, Tinsel, Huzzel, 4 Walls, Comfort Zone, Rush, Funtime, Life is Beautiful, Case File, and House Apart.

Biodun Stephen began her film-making career in 2014 with the release of The Visit. The film was praised for its minimal yet insightful cast, story and originality. It received two nominations at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in Lagos. During an interview with Tribune on various facets of her career, she recalled that acting was her “first love”, but didn’t have a breakthrough in it hence her decision to improve by attaining new skills abroad. She describes the provision of a platform to communicate with the world as her motivation for delving into film-making. In 2017, Stephen film, Picture Perfect received five nominations, and won two awards at the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards, for categories best actor in a lead role (Bolanle Ninalowo) and best use of food in a film. She also won best director award at the 2016 Maya Awards (Africa). Speaking to Guardian on the origin of her love stories, Stephen stated “I draw inspiration from my experiences, my pains, my joys, sad moments in my life and in the lives of people around me”. For her directorial role in Tiwa’s Baggage, she was nominated for best director at 2018 City People Movie Awards. In August 2018, her film Seven and Half Dates was recommended by Guardian as a film to see in the weekend.In an interview with Nigerian Tribune, Stephen recalled that being nominated for AMVCA has been her most accomplished moment, and provided her with the confidence to continue film-making. She describes Emem Isong and Mary Njoku as individuals within the film sector that inspires her. Her artistry in having some form of titular characters has been highlighted by film critics