Please note this qualification is delivered by our academic partner institution: South Staffordshire College. It will be taught at their campuses. If you are looking for a course at our Staffordshire University city campus, in Stoke-on-Trent, please check our website at staffs.ac.uk. Highly practical and hugely rewarding, the Foundation Degree in Film and Television Production Technology is designed for anyone seeking a career in the world of film and television, be that either in a technical or managerial capacity. The course combines practical filmmaking, work-based learning and heaps of creativity to develop sustainable digital production skills for employment within the realms of film, television and animation. Coursework is specifically tailored to provide practical opportunities to build a professional showreel of work. Learning is centred on experiencing the professional practice of working within a production crew. Students develop a portfolio of digital film and TV work, including a live multi-camera studio production, corporate promotional videos, documentary, and a feature film to be premiered at the Lichfield Guildhall. Through this course students gain the craft production skills and expert knowledge required to become a confident member of any production team. With plenty of tutor support and guidance, many of our graduates successfully gain industry employment or start their own production companies after they graduate. Following completion of the Foundation Degree in Film & TV, students can progress onto our 1 year BSc (Top-Up) Degree. Course Content Much of the learning is 'hands-on' with students working on both independent and collaborative film projects, including the production of a feature film. First year modules cover the principles of cinematography, film sound, live multi-camera studio production, post-production, animation and design. As well as learning to use the camera, lights and practicing directing skills, students will become proficient in Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop. Second year modules include pitching and producing a documentary, working with corporate clients and an independent feature film, which will premiere at the Lichfield Guildhall - All of which contributes to a diverse showreel of work to kickstart your career and demonstrate production experience across a range of digital disciplines. The FdSc in Film and Television Production Technology is accredited by Staffordshire University. Students have the option to top up to a BSc (Hons) degree.
Year 1 Digital Film and TV Practical Skills - (40 credits) Film and Television Research Project - (20 credits) Live Studio Multi-Camera Production - (40 credits) Live Event Production - (20 credits) Year 2 Non-Fiction Filmmaking - (40 credits) Corporate Production - (20 credits) Digital Feature Film Production - (40 credits) Film and Television Employment Project - (20 credits)
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
Additional entry requirements
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