Rio Film School

Rio Film School


Documentary making course in Rio de Janerio - Brazil. Rio Film School is offering a truly unique documentary film-making experience in Rio de Janeiro. Broken down into 3 weeks the course covers pre-production, production and post-production taught by both teachers from University College London/Reuters and industry professionals from Brazil. A is a truly unique and international course, taught in English with access to locations around Rio de Janeiro including the City of God.All local transport, accommodation, equipment, course fees and daytime meals included. Documentaries made will be screened at a London film festival attended by the likes of Ken Loach, Vanessa Redgrave and Alfonso Cuaron (Y Tu Mama Tambien/Harry Potter)Social Responsibility:This course helps to directly fund NGO Cinema Nosso helping the children of Rio de Janeiro out of the slums via film.

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  • London/rio De Janeiro - Brazil
  • 3 Weeks

...from pre to post-production in the 3 weeks. The course offers unparalleled access to locations in Rio de Janeiro including Ipanema, Copacaban and the... Learn about: DV Camera, Film Production, Camera Operation... More

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Teachers and trainers (2)

Luis Carlos  Nascimento
Luis Carlos Nascimento
Course trainer

Luto Como Mae (2009 Director), City of God (Actor)

Owen Williams
Owen Williams

Reuters (Editor), University College London (film course teacher).

Advantages of studying here

Access to visit and shoot in unique locations in Rio de Janeiro offering the opportunity for filmmakers to capture fascinating and difficult to reach subjects.Opportunity to have film screened at a London film festival attended by the likes of Ken Loach, Alfonso Cuaron, Vanessa Redgrave and more.Only course of it's kind in Brazil.Supported by University College London and Fernando Meirelles (City of God/The Constant Gardener)Helping to fund local NGO in Rio de Janeiro

Areas of specialisation

Documentary filmmaking, Brazil, Latin America