We help young filmmakers to thrive
At Sparks Film School Derbyshire North, we love to inspire the next generation of young filmmakers
Welcome to Sparks Film School Derbyshire North
Sparks Film School is a youth film school for ages 5-18 in Derbyshire.
We welcome young filmmakers from Derby, Nottingham, Chesterfield and all over Derbyshire and beyond to supercharge their skills and realise their potential.
Youth Filmmaking Courses for Ages 5-18
Specialist film courses for young filmmakers based in Bakewell, North Derbyshire
Holiday Camps & Short Courses
Make fun and vibrant youth film productions during school holidays
Expert Film instructors
Expert filmmaking instructors are all recruited from the industry. Everyone is thoroughly vetted, including DBS checks
Commitment to wellbeing
We promote positive wellbeing for all our filmmakers. We celebrate individuality and we nurture personal strengths
What’s On at Sparks Film School Derbyshire North
Find filmmaking courses for ages 5-18
About Sparks Film School Derbyshire North
Sparks Film School Derbyshire North is one of the newest youth film schools to open.
Sparks Film School Derbyshire North is led by Deb Bowater. Deb is a mum to young filmmakers and has an extensive background in education. Deeply understanding how much film has the potential to transform young lives, Deb wanted to bring the Sparks Film School magic to young people in her local community of North Derbyshire.
Deb is supported by a fantastic team of passionate filmmaking instructors who love to share their knowledge and skills with the next generation.
Where to find us
Sparks Film School Derbyshire North
Our youth film courses are based in:
Youth Film Courses
Explore youth film courses for ages 5-18 at Sparks Film School Derbyshire North.
Learn all about filmmaking from both sides of the camera.
Take part in fun-filled filmmaking classes throughout the year and join in with action-packed holiday camps during school half terms and the summer holidays.
Are you ready to fall in love with film?
Take part in a free trial class with Sparks Film School Derbyshire North.
Register now to take part.