BA(Hons) Filmmaking is based at Bower Ashton Studios, part of the City Campus. This is a production-based degree - you’ll learn by making. Our teaching team works at the cutting edge of contemporary media practice, with high levels of practical experience and expertise. The course pushes boundaries, intellectually and imaginatively. Explore filmmaking for the 21st century through development of eclectic short form projects that span the vast opportunities for audience and presentation in the modern industry. Build the knowledge to navigate the industry as it changes over the next 10 to 20 years by applying cutting-edge techniques. Our industry contacts include the BBC, ITV, Aardman Films@59, Bottleyard Film Studies and E3 Media. They provide ongoing professional input and work experience opportunities. Recent guest speakers include director Ben Wheatley (High Rise), write and director Gurindha Chandha (Bend It Like Beckham). We have also held masterclasses with editor St John O’Rorke (The White Princess) and art director Sarah Hauldron (Gosford Park). Showcase your work to talent scouts and potential employers at the final year Creative Industries Degree Show and graduate with an impressive portfolio of work. Our multi-skilled graduates go on to work in the creative industries for a range of media and multimedia production companies - as researchers, camera operators, editors, assistant directors/producers, mixers, graders and cinematographers.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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- Year 3
Filmmaking is a highly competitive course with a large volume of applications each year. We operate a 'gathered field' approach to ensure a fair admissions process and enable us to offer places to the strongest applicants in each cycle. To do this, we will review all applications after the UCAS equal consideration deadline, rather than at the point they are submitted. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31st January 2024. We will not consider any applications received after that date. We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.
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Additional entry requirements
Applicants will be required to submit a digital portfolio for review within 21 days of their application being received. For more details on our portfolio requirements please visit our selection process page: https://www.uwe.ac.uk/courses/applying/undergraduate-applications/selection-processes
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Fees and funding
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