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‘Sinking Ships’ by Josh Tilley

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‘Upper Downs’ by James Barnes

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‘Future Skies’ directed by Ian Thurstan

‘Future Skies’ directed by Ian Thurstan

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BA (Hons) Advertising, Film & Music Video Production

The course emphasises producing creative film/video solutions to a predetermined client brief and a specific deadline. You will develop skills in ideas generation, writing proposals, project management and budget control as a means of successfully fulfilling the clients’ requests and target audience expectations. At Levels 4 and 5, you will develop an understanding of the production process, working on corporate projects, music promos, adverts and stings, develop your business skills and learn to work in the technical and creative roles of film/video production. Residential field trips and visits to advertising and production companies, form a major part of the course and are coordinated throughout Levels 4, 5 and 6. At Level 6 you produce up to three major productions for real clients, in negotiation with the academic staff and industry. We encourage external contact through working on live projects with local and national organisations, charities, competitions and companies.

100% Coursework

This course is 100% coursework which means NO EXAMS.

Make your own films

You will learn how to, research develop, write, produce, direct, shoot, edit and promote your own creative portfolio of short films. You will also develop professional craft skills in areas such as camera operation, sound recording, art direction, editing, sound design and post-production.

Residential Field Trips

Field trips will play a key role in enriching your academic and practical studies. You will visit art galleries, attend film screenings and leading film festivals both in the UK and abroad, visit some of the UK’s leading production facilities and attend residential trips to shoot films on location.

Industry Accreditations

Accredited by Creative Skillset, the industry kitemark of quality, we are one of the UK’s leading practical film production courses. The Creative Skillset accreditation is awarded to practice based courses that best prepare students for a career in the industry. More >

4k Technology

You’ll have access to industry leading 4K film production equipment and you’ll spend the majority of your time working in our professional film production studio and post-production facilities.

Work Experience

Each year you will engage in professional work experience, developing your knowledge and understanding of professional practice. This is often where many of our students make contacts for future employment.

Award Winning Films

Festival winners and student films screened at Royal Television Society, Encounters Film Festival, Commonwealth Film Festival, Dazed & Confused Awards, BEA Broadcast Education Association, NAHEMI Eat Our Shorts, Exposures Student Film Festival, Sheffield DocFest, Screen Stockport, Reading & Leeds Music Festival and many more.

Community Focused

We believe in placing you (our students) at the centred of the course community – this is your course, your degree and your future. We have a strong student reps system that helps shape the future of the course.

RTS Bursary

This course qualifies for the Royal Television Society’s bursary scheme. You can apply for up-to £3000 to support your studies.

International Exchange

Through our ERASMUS exchange scheme you have an opportunity to study part of this course at one of our partner Universities in Europe.

Successful Graduates

If you dream of working for companies such as the BBC, ITV, Double Negative, Disney and Endemol – on productions like Harry Potter, James Bond, X-Men, Downton Abby, X Factor and Hollyoaks – this course could be for you.

Practical

This intensive film production course is ideal for creative, driven and hardworking students that thrive in a practical environment, enjoy working with others and want to progress into the film and television industry.

"The industry standard that I have been taught has helped get my work noticed, the films that I made whilst studying there have continued to gain international success."

− Lauren Hatchard

"I currently have three jobs (it’s very busy). I’m employed by the BBC on this series of Strictly Come Dancing, I’m also employed by comedy television company Avalon, doing the 4th series of Not Going Out with Lee Mack and I’m also helping on the auditions with Love Productions for the third series of The Great British Bake-Off. "

− Holly Morris