Grab the popcorn and join a class of like-minded individuals.

Attending one of our film classes means you’ll get to explore film history across a broad range of genres, time periods and regions, from classic Hollywood films to independent film and television. 

Skip to courses

Learn the meaning behind famous films and television shows

Throughout our film classes, you'll learn about all aspects of the film industry, including how films generate meaning and how actors and producers contribute to them. From cult classics to modern day blockbusters, you’ll be immersed in the world of cinematography.  

Our specialised film tutors will discuss up-to-date trends in the industry, empowering you to develop a broad set of skills. You’ll build your awareness of the evolution of film history as an art form and business too, charting the development of film and television through the ages. 

Find film classes near you 

At WEA, we offer courses in a range of venues as well as online. Whether you’re in a classroom or learning from our bedroom, lounge or kitchen, you’ll still get the same support from your tutor.   

The support you’ll receive 

All our courses are friendly and supportive, helping you build your confidence as well as your understanding of the magical world of film. At the end of your course with us, you’ll leave with a new network of people, all of whom share the same interest and passion as you.

Please enter your postcode

In order for us to give you accurate results for your courses, please click on the Search options and enter your postcode and the mile radius for your search.

Refine search

How you'll learn

Your location

Please enter your postcode or town for your search in the boxes below.

We have defaulted the search to ten miles, but you can change this number in the box as you wish.

Sort by start date

Choose to sort the course start date in ascending order (furthest away dates first) or descending (most recent dates first)

Results per page


Other Filters

Part of day
Level of study
Search for the branch name/location, without adding branch e.g. Barnet

The courses below have already started, but are still available to book.

Film & Media: How to Read Film

Part of the Free to All Summer Taster Courses: Do you like films and are keen to learn more and discuss them with like-minded enthusiasts? Have you wondered “How did they do that?” Or even more so “Why did that film make me feel like this? “Are you thinking about enrolling on one of the WEA’s film studies courses? Then this free taster session is for you. You’ll get equipped with some of the basics of “how to read a film” – the key elements of filmmaking and how they create (different) meanings, emotions and impacts on the viewer, enabling you analyse films with greater confidence.

Course Information

Wed 17/07/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
4:00pm - 7:00pm
1 sessions
Ruth Mulandi
Course code:
How you'll learn:
0 places remaining
Waiting list