Lets Act Film School - Doncaster

You will be entered into a monthly billing cycle that will recur every month on the 1st of each month. 

This is £51.00 billed every month until cancelled.





      15:00 - 17:00

    TEACHER: Dave

    VENUE: Lets Act Studios, First Floor, 8 Cooke Street, Bentley, DN5 0BH


    Summer – 10 weeks

    Saturday 13th May to Saturday 15th July


    Winter – 13 weeks



    Spring – 11 weeks

    Saturday 6TH JANUARY – 17th MARCH


    Part-time course – Saturdays (3pm - 5pm).

    For students who are looking for an intensive practical filmmaking training Write and direct your own short films, commercials, documentaries and music videos Suitable for beginners, no previous experience is required



    - Introduction and filmmaking overview
    - Overview of screenwriting
    - Introduction to producing
    - Introduction to directing
    - Camera
    - Lighting
    - Sound training
    - Screenwriting
    - Practical exercise
    - Introduction to editing
    - Review of your filmed exercise 


    This is an intensive practical course which offers a comprehensive range of filmmaking skills, allowing students to explore the processes of visual storytelling whilst working with actors, interpreting scripts, devising narrative storylines and developing a deeper understanding of the technical aspects of film production. Students will cover cinematography, sound recording, editing, directing and production skills, equipping themselves with an independent approach to filmmaking.

    - Learn about the role of director, including directing actors and preparing for a shoot using storyboards, script markups and technical floor plans

    - Discover the role of screenwriter and the stages of story development

    - Receive camera training and technical operation skills, including the effect of differing focal length lenses, digital camera, the principles of shot composition, master short, close-ups and cutaways

    - Become familiar with the role of the sound recordist by learning about sound kit, working with sound equipment and recording dialogues

    - Receive introduction to cinematography by learning about lighting and the basics of shot composition

    - Develop postproduction skills to be able to edit your screen content

    - Direct a short sequence to practise on-set procedures, camera operation, sound recording and directing commands


    Part-Time Filmmaking is an all-encompassing and dynamic course for students who are considering a career in the production sector. It allows students to explore their potential as screenwriters, directors, camera operators, editors and producers and really get a taste for the industry.

    - Participate in a variety of workshops, work with actors and industry tutors and turn your knowledge into practical experience by writing and directing your own productions. Each term we focus on a new production challenge. This term we will be making a commercial.

    - Try different roles, including camera operator, editor, director, producer and screenwriter to make an informed decision about the next steps in your career or studies

    - Learn from industry professional tutors and guest speakers, trips to working sets, professional studios like Pinewood Studios and many more. 

  • Terms & Conditions Of Membership

    This agreement sets out the terms and conditions that will govern the relationship between us, Lets Act Drama Classes Limited and you the Parent/Guardian. It is a legally binding agreement.

    These Rules are important to maintain standards and to ensure that all students gain the maximum benefit from their classes. Any free trial (taster session) is strictly at the approval of the Principal, subject to availability and does not guarantee a place at Lets Act Drama School. A free trial may not be claimed in retrospect.

    Fees are divided into monthly payments to make fees simple. You will be billed on and around the 1st of every calendar month until your subscription ends or you notify us of termination. The notice period required is 4 weeks. Class timetables and teachers are subject to change from time to time without notice. In order to avoid disturbing classes, you and your child are requested to arrive in good time.

    Entrance to classes may be barred to anyone arriving more than 15 minutes late. Lets Act reserves the right to change the day, time and location of the sessions and payment information. Should this be restrictive to attendance the minimum notice period will be waived. In the event that you do not make the membership fee payments when due, the right to send the child to attend any classes will be withdrawn, until payment is received and brought up to date. If your account falls into arrears on more than three occasions during any one calendar year we reserve the right to terminate your membership with immediate effect. At the end of the minimum membership period your membership will automatically continue unless either party cancels by giving the other at least one month's notice.

    Payment is due on the first of each month. Payment must be made by Recurring Billing charged to your card on the first purchase with Lets Act Drama Classes. Late fees will incur a £5.00 admin fee. We reserve the right to use any individual or group photographs or video of your child for press or promotional purposes. Where reasonably possible we will ask you to sign a use of image rights form to consent to this usage.

    A four week notice period is required for termination of membership and can only be given in writing to Lets Act Drama Classes The time of receipt (not sending) shall be the time of commencement of the notice period.

    I grant permission to the staff of Lets Act Drama School (Herein after referred to as Lets Act), to take first aid or emergency measures as judged necessary for the care and protection of my child while under the supervision of Lets Act. In case of medical emergency, I understand that my child will be transported to an appropriate medical facility by the local emergency unit for treatment if the emergency unit deems it to be necessary.

    I understand that in some medical situations the staff will need to contact the emergency services before the child’s parent/guardian. I also agree that the Parents or legal guardians are responsible for any expenses incurred. I agree to hold harmless from any and all liability Lets Act, its officers, and employees both in their professional capacity and personally for any injuries or illnesses resulting from or in anyway connected with his or her participation in classes, activities or special events held by Lets Act.

    I understand that it is Lets Acts policy that while under supervision of Lets Act no child is allowed to leave the building unattended without prior written permission, and that the parent/ guardian assumes full responsibility for the actions and behaviour of the child.

    I know that all Lets Act Staff are DBS checked and adhere to child protection laws and policies which indicates that any information which suggests that a child has been abused will be passed onto the social services department and/or the police.



We are not a franchise! Lets Act is a family run business, with family values at its heart!

Principal Miss Amy Shone is a qualified Speech and drama teacher. She is a member of the LAMDA teachers association and The Society Of Teachers Of Speech And Drama ( STSD)


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