Action On The Side projects are collaborative, one month long and broken into four weekends.

They are designed to fit into busy schedules and allow you to build a network of collaborators, share your experience and start making films together in London.

Weekend 1


Weekend 2


Weekend 3


Weekend 4


Making time to shoot

Action On The Side is structured to allow people who are passionate about film to team up and make films, even if they have to fit it around work or studying. If you want to work on your project throughout the week too then we won’t stop you!

Like-minded people..

..and non-like minded people. Film is a collaborative medium and works best when everybody brings their own areas of expertise to a project. We aim to mix talent from one field with others outside their usual circle of contacts.

Finish it

Lack of a deadline can lead to projects dragging on and on.. The intensive (but not impossible) constraints of Action On The Side force filmmakers to be realistic with their aims and results in a finished piece of work at the end of the month.

We are currently seeking filmmakers, organisations and volunteers who are passionate about exploring the medium of film and who can help us to turn ideas into reality:



I want to create film, let's get together and: Make it happen!