The creative industries film and TV sector is an exciting place to be, producing around 200 feature films each year generating 16.4% of global box office revenue. From indie TV classics like ‘This is England’ to worldwide franchises like Harry Potter.
This course is for you if you are a budding film maker and want to develop high levels of creative and practical, organisational and analytical skills making professional standard films, television programmes and online content.
You will develop theoretical knowledge in codes and conventions and audience demographics research, giving you the underpinning knowledge to plan, film and edit digital short films, live TV programmes and outside broadcasts. This course is ideal for you if you are interested in roles like director, producer and camera operator.
You will gain an understanding of how the industry works, learning theoretically about audience demographics, codes and conventions. You’ll learn the latest techniques for producing exciting film and TV content, with access to purpose built single and multi-camera facilities within the College.
You’ll develop skills in editing, writing, camera operating and directing as you undertake a range of roles. Throughout the course you will use your imagination to write, plan and produce media in a range of genres from documentaries to short films all whilst working collaboratively in production teams.
As part of your course you will study the following units:
- Developing technologies within TV and Film
- Short film production
- Music video
- Promotional video production
- Film and contextual studies
- Live TV broadcast using a state-of-the-art TV Studio
- Audio in TV adverts
This course can form the foundations for future study and work in this industry.
After successful completion of this course you could progress onto a Higher Education programme in the Creative Industries.