The BA (Hons) Technical and Production Arts for Film and TV course cultivates craft and technical design skills as well an ability to plan and prepare production requirements. It draws on both practical art & design skills as well as developing and understanding of pre-production, production and production management skills for film and tv production. It develops problem solving skills, including creativity; practical and interpersonal skills; team working, leadership and communication. Strong industry links across Yorkshire and the North will enable entry to many opportunities for work experience and future employment. As part of the course you will gain exposure to the film and television industry particularly in Yorkshire. By utilising project based learning via industry links/work experience opportunities, you will develop a framework of skills and creative knowledge that are associated with film and TV professional practice. You will be encouraged to develop a creative identity, work autonomously and negotiate self-directed projects.
Years 1 and 2 (Level 4): Introduction to Design Practice for Film and TV; Introduction to CAD for Production Design; Creative Industries Context; Drawing Techniques for Production Design; Sound and Lighting Design for Film and TV; Collaboration, Teams and Techniques. Years 3 and 4 (Level 5): Costume Design and Implementation; Exploring Design Practice for Film and Television Production; Production Management in the Creative Industries; Creative Industries Professional Practice and Entrepreneurship; Production Design and Implementation; Sound and Lighting Design for a Film or TV Production. Year 5 and 6 (Level 6): Creative Technology; Freelance Working and Self-Employment in the Creative Industries; Pre-Production Professional Portfolio; Independent Project. Plus one option module from: Advanced Production Management; Advanced Production Design; Advanced Technical Design for Production.
Assessment is carried out at key points during teaching. Formative assessment with either verbal and/or written feedback is offered during each module. Types of assessment evidence can include: assignments, projects, case study, reflective and evaluative journals, blogging, portfolio development, peer to peer critiques, viva interviews, artefacts, performance, reports, scale models, and presentations, exhibitions, video, film and photographs. Group critique and presentation by teams will take place and will form an essential part the creative learning process.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding