The Manchester Film School

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With a list of accolades to its name, The Manchester Film School has a reputation for producing award-winning students. It boasts eight Royal Television Awards over the last five years, with recognition at the North West awards for ‘Stars on Mars’ and another winning performance at the British Universities Film and Video Council awards with ‘Mr Perfect’.

Whether your passion lies in broadcasting, directing, producing films and documentaries or set design, The Manchester Film School at UCEN Manchester has the expertise to help you develop your skills. You’ll have access to our specialised, dedicated 3,000 sq ft film studio and fully-equipped production vehicle. The camera and lighting equipment you’ll work with is the same equipment that’s used on major feature films.


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Reasons to choose us

  • 3000 ft studio

    Learn practical skills in studio and on location with fully equipped production vehicle and the latest production equipment.

  • Practical learning

    Whatever your passion in the film industry we'll equip you with the core practical skills you need.

  • Award winning students

    Royal television society student award winner.

  • Work on major projects

    You'll work on up to six major projects each year.

  • High-end industry placements

    Our students have gone on to work on everything from the Bond films to Harry Potter.

  • 30 years of Manchester Film School

    In 2021 we’re celebrating 30 years of Manchester Film School.

Case Studies

There are thousands of UCEN Manchester graduates who’ve found their future with our help.

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Silver screen success!

College alumnus celebrates screen success with preview screening at HOME cinema.

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Edited highlights

Broadcast Television Alumnus gains credit as Edit Assistant on Channel 4 documentary


UCEN Manchester News

Zak talks all things film

Award-winning alumni talks about his time at Manchester Film School

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