The course prepares individuals to engage confidently with, and challenge, the fast-changing media landscape. Potential industry placement, collaborative projects and research will help you meet the film and television industry professional standards and understand the cultural and industrial needs of your chosen sector.
Central Film School
Eligible for Master’s Loan
The course is structured with core practical modules and an elective specialist module from the following categories; producing, directing, cinematography, editing, sound and factual programming.
Creative Screen Production
You will have the opportunity to acquire and develop the necessary creative and technical skills for the elements of camera, lighting, editing and sound as a filmmaking practitioner. You will also have the opportunity to develop creative writing skills to develop an initial idea through to a final draft shooting script. You will explore and develop your practice over the preproduction, production and post production stages in order to deliver a final short film project.
Major Project Development
Through the integration of individually generated scripts, you will have the opportunity to pitch an original short-form film narrative idea or factual concept, develop your initial idea into the final draft of a shooting script or factual treatment. You can also pursue research and development towards specific industry recognised crew roles which will lead to your specialisms.
Within the context of delivering a collaborative film or factual artefact, you will identify your individual pathway from:
This focus on specialism is the initial move into becoming an industry professional.
This module will require you to undertake an industry placement, where applicable or conduct critical research into your specialism within the film industry going forward.
Final Major Project with Specialism Role
This module represents the culmination of your academic and creative learning and provides a bridge for your professional development. It offers the opportunity to advance your practical and creative skills in your chosen specialism. You will concentrate on the production of your major film or factual production and your collaborative roles within these projects. You will be assessed by a practitioner on their specialism on the set of your production and you will also deliver your completed project as the final assessment.
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Access to school equipment, editing suite, and facilities.
of up to £11,570. EU students should apply for funding from their country of domicile where applicable.
Including scholarships for International Students.
A Production hard drive, travel expenses, module budget (£350) and Graduation Film budget (£500).