What will I learn?

**Solent University’s Media and Film Studies subject area was ranked 15th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.**With a wide range of high-end film equipment, a passionate teaching team and a reputation for producing well-rounded graduates, film production at Solent University will help prepare you for life as a film production professional.The making of a film is a very complex art form requiring a variety of skills and expertise including creativity, passion, commitment, technical expertise, team working, vision, and research skills. This degree gives you the opportunities to develop these specialist skills through a creative, practical yet academic curriculum built on real-world film production practices.You will be supported to develop a range of filmmaking knowledge across key roles including writing, directing, cinematography, sound, editing and producing, whilst also having the chance to specialise in some of the key creative roles involved in the making of films. You will also have the opportunity to produce many short films and a final year graduation film, all designed to put your knowledge into practice.Your core knowledge will also be complemented by modules in Film Marketing and Fundraising, which will help you to learn how to raise money for your films and distribute them to festivals and beyond.Solent's media academy is a hub for creative students, with three green screen TV studios, a large visual recording studio with capacity for 200 seated audience members and a range of radio and music production facilities. Our large edit suites feature Mac Pro computers and the full Adobe Creative Suite for editing, colour grading and special effects.This degree will equip you with the core skills and knowledge to be a better filmmaker, to understand cinema critically and creatively, and to be challenged and grow as an individual.There will be opportunities to gain industry standard accreditations on platforms like Pro Tools, Avid and more.**What does this course lead to?**Our recent graduates have gone into a variety of exciting roles with major industry players such as Warner Brothers and Endemol, and have worked in various roles on big blockbusters – some have also gone into formatting of TV shows such as Big Brother. Other graduates have gone on to form their own independent production companies and produce all kinds of films from commercials, documentaries to indie-shorts and features.Some students finish the degree and decide that a career in film isn’t for them, however thanks to the key transferable skills that are embedded throughout, these students are able to explore a career in areas as diverse as; arts management, business, teaching, marketing, graphics, VFX and music production.**Who is this course for?**BA (Hons) Film Production is ideally suited to students who have a flair and passion for telling stories with images, enjoy challenges, and who want to learn how to make better cinematic films.A background in filmmaking is not necessary, however some experience of what filmmaking entails, and experience of being involved in making a film (however short) would be advantageous.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,800.00 (US$ 18,790) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

East Park Terrace,

Southampton,

SO14 0YN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A minimum of two completed A-levels.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Solent University (Southampton)

Solent's students learn from practising professionals, hear from leading experts, get hands-on experience, and develop fantastic industry connections.

  • Shortlisted for THE University of the Year, 2019
  • 5 stars for employability & teaching, QS Rankings 2019
  • Rated Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Welcomes students from 100+ countries