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Fashion, film and brand storytelling: new Creative Skillset courses announced

Creative Skillset – the skills body for the UK’s creative industries – is partnering with universities and specialist organisations to offer a range of free online courses on FutureLearn. They will help current and aspiring creative professionals enhance their skills. In this post, we preview four of the brand new courses.

 

Brand Storytelling: How to Use Narrative to Sell

Brand Storytelling: How to Use Narrative to Sell

On this four-week course, top creatives will show you how to engage audiences through storytelling – from crafting a narrative to using digital.

It’s been developed by D&AD – a global organisation that inspires, celebrates and enables creative excellence worldwide.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 16 November

 

Film Production: Behind the Scenes of Feature Filmmaking

Film Production: Behind the Scenes of Feature Filmmaking

The Production Guild of Great Britain will give you a guided tour through the process of making a feature film on this course.

Over three weeks, you’ll meet some of the people who make films every day, discovering the structure of a film crew and the different types of production.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts early 2016

 

How to Build a Sustainable Fashion Business

How to Build a Sustainable Fashion Business

In this five-week course from the Ethical Fashion Forum, you’ll explore what sustainability means in the context of running a fashion business.

You’ll learn from leading entrepreneurs, looking at everything from business strategy, to setting up a supply chain, to pricing and selling your products.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts early 2016

 

An Introduction to Screenwriting

An Introduction to Screenwriting

The University of East Anglia have built this course with educators and recent alumni from their famed Creative Writing course.

Over two weeks, you’ll look at the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in creating a screenplay – the essential work from which all other filmmaking flows.

Find out more and join the course now – it starts 29 February 2016

 

Alongside the four courses above Creative Skillset is also supporting the previously-announced course, Digital Storytelling: Filmmaking for the Web, and three further courses, which will run in early 2016. Find out more in our press release.

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