What will I learn?

**Overview**We all have stories to tell. But it takes special skills to bring a script to life and capture the attention of an audience. On this BA (Hons) Film Production degree, you’ll develop the technical and creative skills you need to produce work for cinema, television and digital platforms.From directing and cinematography to editing and special effects, you’ll refine your practical skills and develop a wealth of insider knowledge. And you'll learn the professional skills you need to excel in the business side of the film and video industry.You’ll also get extensive experience with industry-standard equipment, including Arri Alexa and Sony cinema camera systems, Avid Media Composer editing suites, a Baselight colour Grading system, and a Pro Tools-equipped sound studio.After your course, you’ll be ready to follow past graduates into careers in post-production and effects, broadcasting, production management and camera operation with some of the most recognisable names in the industry.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by ScreenSkills, a professional body for the screen industry. All ScreenSkills Select accredited courses must show the highest level of quality and relevance to the industry. This ensures you’ll learn the knowledge and skills relevant to your future career and assures potential employers that your degree is relevant to the screen industry. This accreditation also gives you access to exclusive benefits such as employability training events, scholarships and bursaries.**What you'll experience**On this course you can:- Do a one-year placement in a professional industry setting or set up your own film production company- Access employability training events, bursaries and scholarships through this course being accredited by ScreenSkills, a professional body of the screen industry- Become a certified user of Avid Media Composer software by completing professional editing courses- Showcase your film work to employers at our annual screening event at London’s British Film Institute (BFI)- Learn how to develop, write, produce, direct, shoot, edit and promote short films for all platforms – around 80% of the course is practical- Use professional, industry-level equipment including Arri Alexa cinema camera systems, Avid Media Composer editing software, and a Pro Tools-equipped Foley and ADR sound studio- Attend masterclasses and workshops on scriptwriting, directing actors, cinematography, sound design, producing and post-production, hosted by experts in the field- Showcase your work on our student TV channel and become part of the production team**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you can follow in the footsteps of past graduates who have secured roles in areas such as:- broadcasting- producing- media management- scriptwriting- technical media- camera operation- sound recording- producing management and coordination- research and development- production design- post-production and effectsRoles our graduates have taken on include:- runner- camera assistant- junior/editing assistant- sound recordist- junior researcher- personal or production assistant- junior/production coordinator- 3rd 2nd assistant directorSome graduates have worked on popular and acclaimed productions, including the Guardians of the Galaxy motion picture.Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,200.00 (US$ 22,289) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,200.00 (US$ 22,289) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

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

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