Skills – Things you can do near City Academy

Future projects runs loads of skills based music and media courses that you could get involved in.  We have picked some of the best to put on this page.  If you want to get involved, please put your chosen subject in the form below, we can’t get a course running until their are enough people to do it so make sure you let us know what you want to do!

Music production: Logic

Logic is industry standard when it comes to making music. Our course will provide you with all the basic knowledge you need to get started in music production, from recording a vocal to mixing different instruments. If you like to sing/rap or play an instrument, this course will help you to understand and manage the production processes that take place, whilst being in a professional music studio environment.

Video –Commercial

Our video workshops will train you to use standard camera techniques, lighting, filming and editing. At the end of the course you will have achieved a finished commercial video and will possess the skills needed to create your very own productions in the future.



Our animation workshop will teach you the skills needed to create stop-motion animation. You will learn how to use video cameras and software to capture your models or graphics frame by frame to create an animation.

Graphic design

Graphic design techniques are essential to making adverts, flyers, web development and promotion. Our course offers a basic introduction to industry standard techniques and can help you make your first steps towards becoming a graphic designer!

Web design –‘wordpress’

Web design is an essential part of modern marketing and is becoming more and more important in the modern workplace. Wordpress is one of the biggest platforms for web design on the internet. Our course covers all you need to create and develop your own site. If you’re thinking of creating a website for business or personal use this course will give you the skills to create your vision

Action sequence

Using state of the art software you will create a movie action sequence. This involves filming and editing your clips into a short film with lots of fun explosions and special effects. You will learn how to apply audio-visual techniques to improve the quality of your own action sequence.


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