The Manchester Film School

The multi-award winning Manchester Film School is based in our stunning new City Campus Manchester.


If you’re ready to call ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ and start gaining all the skills you’ll need for an exciting career in the TV and film industry, then you shouldn’t be looking any further than our very own Manchester Film School.

With a stellar reputation for producing award-winning students, when you choose to study film courses at The Manchester Film School you’ll learn all the skills you’ll need for an exciting career creating content for screens both big and small. Whether your passion lies in directing, scripting, sound, editing, producing films and documentaries or set design, we’ll make sure you develop the expertise you need to open the door into the world of TV and film.

What’s more, you’ll be among the first students to learn in our fantastic, state-of-the-art facilities, including a 247m² TV and film studio including production suites, at our brand new City Campus Manchester, which is located opposite the AO Arena right in the heart of Manchester city centre.


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As a student of our Manchester Film School you’ll learn in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities at our brand new City Campus Manchester. 

Our goal is to help you to secure employment or that elusive new challenge when you graduate so, you can expect to get hands-on right from the very start of your course. 

A lot of your time will be spent on set with tutors that have first-hand experience as professionals in the sector. You’ll take part in projects with your fellow students that’ll require you to work collectively to be successful, such as production of a short film. You’ll also undertake briefs set by our industry partners that will require discipline and give you the chance to build multiple skills and learn how to adapt to challenges. 

Does this sound right up your street? Will you be the Manchester Film School’s next award-winning student?


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Reasons to study with us


Our staff are experts in their field and hold a varied range of professional and industry experience. Their support and dedication ensure you are guided, supported and encouraged to learn and achieve within The Manchester Film School.


As a Manchester Film School student you'll learn with industry standard equipment in brand new studio spaces. Our new campus, in the heart of Manchester city centre, has been designed to include:

  • a huge, fully equipped 247m square film and TV studio with drive on access
  • a machine shop for building sets 
  • a 117m squared teaching studio 
  • fully equipped production and post-production sound rooms 
  • five editing suites and two mac suites 
  • a production meeting office
  • a state-of-the-art Foley suite 

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