Media & Stunt School

I started the Stunt & Media School over 10 years ago. The intention was to aim at the local community and county and provide something that was lacking in the area. The Stunt school opened under the Umbrella of STREETWISE STUNTS CENTRE. one of the best aspects of the training is giving young people a sense of self worth and confidence. Once you add in an understanding of how to look at danger and overcome fear and you can help someone grow an extra inch or two in confidence.

There are no courses currently planned. Please contact me for more information.

Streetwise stunt school

WEEKEND INTRODUCTION STUNT TRAINING:

OUR NEXT COURSE:

Dates: TBC

Times: 10:00am – 16:00pm
Price: £450.00 (£50.00 deposit to secure place)
Location: Regent Park Studios

Booking: Can be made via Paypal or Credit Card over the phone or online or Email: mjs3@sky.com for more information.

Explosion

This is a unique, specially designed course, run by Professional TV and Film Stuntman Martin Shenton. You will gain the basics and he will teach you the a-z of stunt performing. You will experience Tumbling, Rolling, Stage Fighting and Falling.  There will be a Stair Fall,  Fight Scene, Car Knockdown and you will gain a valuable grounding that will set you on the way to becoming a Stunt Performer! A good level of fitness is necessary to start this course and normally requires participated take the trampoline course first.

Here are some of the elements on offer – Please check course content.

TUMBLING
You will learn and practice Break falls, Shoulder Rolls, Dive Rolls, and improve your Aerial Awareness, Body Rotation and Spin. These are the skills that when practiced regularly, can get you out of trouble, when you want to ensure a safe, trouble free landing. Or when things sometimes go wrong and you might save yourself from injury.

WIREWORK
The latest Action movies are using Wirework Technology to perform and film spectacular flying or falling sequences. Especially useful for movies incorporating Super humans, huge powerful creatures, and many more situations where Aerial Movement is required. You will experience Flying, Flipping and Spinning on our specially designed Rigs, Harnesses and Vests.

SWORD PLAY
You will be carefully shown and allowed to practice Sword Fight Techniques useful to the Stunt Industry. Emulating scenes from movies like ‘Crouching Tiger’ & ‘Hidden Dragon’, ‘The Last Samurai’ & ‘Braveheart’, you will create your own Sword Fight Choreography.

HIGH FALLS
High Falls onto our specially designed Airbag are one of the most exciting activities on offer at Stunt Academy. You will be taught various Falling Techniques from low height, then, once perfected, you will go up the High Tower for the thrill of a lifetime, falling from the Tower. These skills are often seen on movies like Towering Inferno, Ladder 49 and Westerns, where people are falling from buildings.

STAGE COMBAT/THEATRICAL FIGHTING                                                                                                                                   You will learn fight scenes using street skill, martial arts and weapons. Understanding film fighting will help you give a more realistic performance for a variety of Stunt Fighting Performances. Using Camera Angles, coupled with exciting and skillful fight techniques, talented acting by the performers, and appropriate wardrobe, props and careful Direction, an action scene can be believable, spectacular and very entertaining.

FILM SCENE WORK
Your Fight Scene and some of your training will be filmed for you, and will be available for purchase on DVD. You will play characters in the film, rehearsing script, then choreograph a spectacular fight with other team members using some of the skills learned that day. We will film the scene professionally, and then edit it with sound FX, Titles etc.

Media School

FILM & MEDIA COURSES:

Is Designed for Young People wishing to know more about the craft of filmmaking. Our aim is to give students with little or no filmmaking experience an opportunity to gain a focus and hands-on insight into filmmaking. They will have the chance to complete a fully realised final film of their own. Run by industry professions with over 50 years combined experience.

Circa 5 day/1 week HI-Def Intensive Course
Ages 8 to 12 or 12 and above.

Over the course of a one intensive week you will be introduced and given an overview of what is involved in making a short film. You will be taken from creating an idea that you want to see on film to Writing the script. Then you will be shown how to move into pre-production, which involves casting, props and locations. The production, shooting using our cameras, lights and sound and finally working through the basis of an edit.

This will give you an insight into what you need to get out there and make great looking films on a small budget. Join me and my team in the fun and excitement of learning how to make your very own short film.