Film Festival Workshops

Course: ‘How To Plan A Film Festival’

Accreditation: Agored Cymru Level 1 Certificate / 3 Credits

Dates: 7th – 24th March 2016    Venue: Phoenix Centre    Tutor: Peter Thomas

14 x Locws Film-Makers & Communities First residents attended 8 days of event planning sessions, the course was very successful and participants gained many new skills and benefits, evident in their feedback.

Jyothi (East Cluster) ‘Extremely happy with the course, I have learnt many things to plan any event successfully.’

James (NW Cluster) ‘I have learnt on this course; confidence, and working as part of a team.’

Shaz (South Cluster) ‘An incredibly insightful course that opened my eyes.’

Suzanna (NW Cluster) ‘I gained a lot of new skills and learnt a lot, met very interesting people, and got a very valuable experience.’


We are pleased that the skills development programme for residents of Communities First areas in Swansea were a success and have provided a positive starting point for planning a community event, the course was formed in partnership with the City and County of Swansea, Communities First, the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership, the WEA and LOCWS International. 

See the films they produced during the workshops on our YouTube Channel.

The courses are Agored Cymru accredited, designed in partnership with the WEA and delivered by WEA tutor Peter Thomas.

Here are some images from the series of workshops, participants are busy discussing and planning ideas for the festival.

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