Central Film School London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Falmouth University

Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year

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Course summary

This course introduces you to the fundamentals of filmmaking and screenwriting practice. It will help the development of your creative, critical and craft skills in preparation for progression to the 1st year of the BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking fast-track degree at Central Film School. Programme Overview

  • 1 year full-time foundation year followed by a 2-year intensive fast-track programme including summer terms
  • Small class sizes and specialist seminar groups
  • Taught by working industry professionals allowing students to receive training to industry standard from people who have up-to-date knowledge.
  • Specialist training on Arri 16mm camera from Panavision.
  • Learn about filmmaking from the perspective of the director, producer and writer and all key crew roles.
  • Focus on current issues through the impact of documentary filmmaking, supported by the Bertha Foundation and DocHouse.
  • Access to equipment and facilities outside of class time.
Be trained in the use of a variety of professional post production softwares.
  • Progression: Depending on the specialisations followed during their studies, students may progress as Directors, Producers, Cinematographers, Editors, Production Designers, and Sound Designers. Students may also choose to study at postgraduate level in a specialised subject. Many graduates work as freelancers on independent productions whilst building their experience.

Modules

Foundations in Film Practice, Production Cultures, Writing Short Script, Professional Practice, Group Project, Visual Storytelling, Screen Studies, Working with Actors, Practical Filmmaking 1, Directing Actors, Documentary Film Production, Practical Film Production, Writing, Pitching and Developing Short Film, Graduation Film Development, Graduation Film Specialism (Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Production Design, Editing/Continuity, Sound Recording/Design)

Assessment method

Practical assessment and/or Essay No written exams

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
0G18
Institution code:
C34
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

Entry Criteria can be found at: https://centralfilmschool.com/international-and-european-students/ English Language Requirements can be found at: https://centralfilmschool.com/language-requirements/ An overview of Student Route VISA information can be found at: https://centralfilmschool.com/visa-requirements/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Once you have submitted a Visual Portfolio you will be invited to an interview to discuss your portfolio, motivations and experiences.

Portfolio

A Visual Portfolio which may include a short film, artwork or photography The Visual Portfolio should showcase your creative style and creative voice. The Visual Portfolio can be sent to [email protected]


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £31200 Whole course
England £31200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £31200 Whole course
Scotland £31200 Whole course
Wales £31200 Whole course
Channel Islands £31200 Whole course
International £56000 Whole course
EU £56000 Whole course

Additional fee information

Eligible students may apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, and/or a Maintainance Loan to support living costs. For information about our Merit Scholarship or to find out about other sources of funding, please visit: https://centralfilmschool.com/scholarships-and-other-funding/

Sponsorship information

Eligible students may apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, and/or a Maintainance Loan to support living costs. ** Student Finance Wales is exempt https://centralfilmschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/SF-Wales-Restrictions.pdf For information about our Merit Scholarship or to find out about other sources of funding, please visit: https://centralfilmschool.com/scholarships-and-other-funding/

Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year at Central Film School London - UCAS