From writing for film and television to creating short films to working in post-production there are a whole host of opportunities available to help you in your journey in filmmaking.

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To help you gain skills and get that foot in the door, here we take a look at what options are available. From courses and career options to how WACI can help you in deciding which route to pursue.

Choosing the Right Course for You 

Here, Abbie Menzies talks about some of the things you may wish to consider when thinking about before applying for a course of study: 

Next Steps and Top Tips

Next, Abbie talks about what she might do after her time at college and with WACI and Transitions. She also offers top tips for those thinking of applying to study Filmmaking:

Abbie is now a graduate of RCS in Filmmaking 🎉👏


For the most up to date click on the images that link straight to current course information:

Links to filmmaking course at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland  Links to filmmaking course at University of Edinburgh  Links to filmmaking course at Ayrshire College  Links to filmmaking course at New College Lanarkshire
 Links to filmmaking course at West College Scotland  Links to filmmaking course at University of Highlands and Islands  Links to filmmaking course at Edinburgh College  Links to filmmaking course at Queen Margaret University
 Links to filmmaking course at University of West of Scotland Link to

How WACI Can Help 

WACI run various events and short courses that can help prepare you on your journey:

For those interested in Film:

For those looking to apply for a filmmaking course:

Career Options 

Screenskills, a skills body for the screen industries, have an extensive list of job descriptions that you can browse through on their website that can be found by clicking the logo below:

Links to Screen Skills website

Industry Links and Further Information
Links to British Council Film websiteLinks to Screen Daily website