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School Workshops

Give your students the chance to be directors for a day

Northern Stars Production

Industry-standard video services for commercial and private clients

Film Academies

Learn filmmaking skills and see your own work on our big screen.

Holiday Schools

Make your own films, learn new skills, get creative and have fun!

MFL Study Days

Bring language learning to life

Schools Hire

Want to screen a film for your class? We're the perfect place.

Teachers Network

Dedicated networking and CPD opportunities for teachers

Roadshows for schools

Dedicated staffroom visits highlighting our offers for schools

Artsmark & Arts Award

We work with schools to achieve Arts Award & Artsmark status

Young Tyneside

Aged 15-24? See films for just £4.50

Random Acts

Bold, daring short films directed by artists aged 16-24 and showcased on Channel 4

Learning at Tyneside Cinema

Film opens minds, motivates, entertains and inspires young people and for some individuals, discovering film can be transformational. Taking part in one of our learning programmes can have many positive benefits especially for those with disabilities and from deprived backgrounds.


Over the last three years we’ve welcomed over 15,000 children and young people to our historic art-deco cinema to learn more about film through activities, workshops and events.

Tyneside Cinema’s multi award-winning learning programme - the most distinctive and far reaching programme offered by any independent UK cinema - offers a wide range of high quality opportunities for 8-24 year olds to get involved in filmmaking and film watching. From one-day workshops to three-month courses, we’ve got something for everyone. We always offer a percentage of our programmes for free to engage young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, who may not otherwise have these opportunities.

We are proud that our professional digital video service – Northern Stars Production – is led by a new generation of talent emerging from our learning programme. The company are available to hire, offering a high quality, professional and reasonably priced service and have produced over 200 films for clients across the UK including The National Football Museum, The Society of Chief Librarians, intu Eldon Square,  Sage Gateshead and Maxïmo Park.

Browse the links above to explore the full range of what we offer. You can contact us at filmschool@tynesidecinema.co.uk or call 0191 227 5508 to speak to a member of our Learning Team to discuss how we can meet your learning needs.


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