London Film Academy - Producing Certificate

Producing Certificate

Are you a filmmaker looking to produce and possibly direct or write your first feature or a more ambitious short film? If so, this is the course for you.

Gain a firm grounding in the realities of producing for the film and TV industry in sessions delivered in an interactive environment by experienced producers and guest speakers who are experts in their fields.

SPECIAL OFFER: LFA Producing Package – 10 days for £1,300, save £240! (Total £1,300 instead of £1,540). To benefit from this offer, simply apply for each of the following courses separately via the links below, discounts are applied automatically at checkout:

You don't have to take the courses in any particular order, just as long as all three courses are taken within 12 months.


Duration: 5 days, full time
Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (GMT)

Course Overview

Are you a filmmaker looking to produce and possibly direct or write your first feature or a more ambitious short film? If so, this is the course for you.

The Producing Certificate is imperative for individuals and production teams with expertise in a specific area of filmmaking who are looking to gear up and prepare themselves for bigger-budget projects.

Furthermore this course is ideal for individuals who are working on a script and want to gain a realistic overview of the complete development process.

Key Features

  • Gain an intensive overview of practical producing and the film & TV industry, including paperwork, talent and budgets
  • Learn about pitching projects to financiers, commissioning editors and talent
  • Explore the intricacies of starting your own production company
  • Learn how to find, recruit and manage key crew members
  • Expert advice on the methods of delivery, how to find sales agents and distributors, and negotiate the deal
  • Learn in an interactive environment where the tutor uses examples and case studies
  • Seminars are delivered by experienced producers and also feature guest speakers who are experts in their own field
  • Your own projects can be used as examples in class for comparison and direct feedback

Next Steps

Continue your development in production with our intensive 4-day Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting course and receive expert tuition using the recognised industry standard software for scheduling and budgeting films and TV drama.


This course takes place in person at LFA, 52a Walham Grove, London SW6


Minimum age 18.


To access the course content and understand the technical filmmaking terminology used when delivering our courses, all applicants must be able to read, write, speak and understand English to a B2 level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale. The best way to find out your CEFR level is to take a well-designed standardised test. Most common English assessment tests now provide the CEFR equivalency. If you have questions about our English language requirement, please feel free to email the Short Courses team.


For in depth Visa information please visit our Visa page.


To apply online please click on the course date below.

  • 16 September 2024 - 20 September 2024
    Course Fee: £ 695

    Only 4 spaces available