COURSE OVERVIEW
UCAS CODE W692 Our BA (Hons) Film Television & Theatre Production degree teaches the art of script-writing, directing and producing for both stage and screen. As a film making degree student on this collaborative and practice-based course you will develop a range of skills. Students will gain a strong understanding of the technical requirements needed for this industry. Providing you with a distinct competitive advantage in the film making, television and theatre industries. BA (Hons) Film TV & Theatre Production Programme Specification 2019-2020 Thinking of applying? Find out more about our fees&housing.
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This course works closely with other programmes such as Acting, Visual Effects and Costume Design. Because of this students will experience a fully rounded teaching environment. Providing access to a collaborative production process, which mirrors the workings of industry. What to expect when you join us Throughout the three years, you will create screen and theatre productions. Showcasing your skills and abilities to create new and original content for film and theatre practice. Students will use cutting-edge Black Magic 4K camera technology as well as utilize traditional super-16mm film using Arriflex cameras. Our Ba (hons) Film, TV & Theatre course provides students with access to industry standard software including Premiere Pro and Avid. You will work on a minimum of 10 productions across three years but probably more within the collaborative nature of the degree course. Film school students work with live clients and will submit for festivals and competitions throughout the degree. Including the Kodak Commercial Awards, RTS Awards and National Student Drama Festival as well as others. At the end of the three year course, you will have a broad show-reel of work for your next steps into professional practice. Alumni Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers in film making, television production and theatre industries including: • Scott Mann - Director & Producer: Final Score , Heist (with Robert De Niro), The Tournament • Tom Marshall – Director: Famalan, Chewing Gum , Wasted • Sarah Gledhill - Production Management Assistant: Secret Britain , Flog it! The Northern Studios As well as having access to a brand new television and film studio and 129 seat theatre space already in use for students. A new 30,000 sq ft commercial film and television sound stage facility and studio complex ‘The Northern Studios’ is currently in development. Which will provide on the doorstep access to the only television and film studio in the North East. These facilities will allow students from our stage and screen degree an extraordinary opportunity for access to industry guest speakers and the possibility of work experience on professional film and television programmes, as well as industrial links within both the worlds of stage and screen. Assessment • Written & Film • Visual Assignments • Dissertation • Final Project

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In your first year (Level Four) you will explore:
• Film-making, writing and production • Script writing • Digital production skills • Moving image production, camera, lighting, sound and editing • Super 8mm film • Lighting and Sound for theater • Theatre Production • Working with clients on live briefs • Short films and digital content • How the creative industries work • Visual culture and how it inspires your work
In your second year (Level Five) you will explore:
• Your specialist area of study • Film-making working with 16mm/super 8mm film, digital production, live streaming/broadcast content • Work for festival, competition or digital distribution • A more theoretical approach to creating moving image content • Your ideas for your dissertation • A professional pathway in your chosen specialist role • Theatre production • Devising with Actors
In your third year (Level Six) you will produce:
• A minor exploratory or experimental TV project • A final negotiated project in film or theatre production • A Portfolio that spans traditional and social media routes • Work for Exhibition and Distribution • Your Dissertation

FACILITIES

As well as having a brand new TV/film studio and 100 seater theatre space, we also have The Bus Sheds; our very own commercial sound stage facility next door to our teaching facilities, which are the largest in the North of England. These facilities allow students from our stage and screen programmes the possibility of work experience on professional film and television programmes, as well as industrial links within both the worlds of stage and screen providing guest speakers to enhance the student experience.

STAFF

MIKE BOYLE
MIKE BOYLE
Programme Leader Mike Boyle, alongside colleagues, set up a theatre company called Stolen Art, which specialised in live drama production and mixed media concepts. He moved on to join a small independent film production company called Tarantula, starting off as PA and becoming a Producer. Creating title sequences, promo material, commercials, programme formatting and ideas generation. Mike then joined the prestigious TAP scheme at the BBC, working for BBC Drama, BBC Sport and BBC Radio 4 - producing on Thinking Allowed. He then joined the BBC marketing department, making internal and external marketing films. He has worked in corporate film making alongside his work at The Northern School of Art and in the last few years, has started directing and acting in theatre. This includes The Game’s Afoot and Dad’s Army, collaborating with Production design and Costume on the productions which was a sell out with strong reviews.
ANDREW HUTCHINSON
ANDREW HUTCHINSON
Programme Leader For the last seven years, Andrew has worked with Northern Pen Media, a production house that brings together all aspects of multimedia to produce engaging film and documentary content for the education sector. In the five years prior to this, he worked for Knowledge Books and Software, an Australian publishing house responsible for sourcing and creating multimedia content from Australia and the USA and developing it for a UK audience.
LEE CHARNLEY
LEE CHARNLEY
Technician Demonstrator Lee is a technical demonstrator on Creative Film and Moving Image Production and works on a variety of Stage and Screen Programmes. Including: • Under Cover Films, Technician • Pig The Dog, Camera Operator • Random Acts,Channel 4 • Twelfth Man, Camera Operator • Third Film, 2014 • Cobweb Orchestra, Arts Council project • Ripper, Grip Department – Short Film • Bunker 206, Camera Department

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CAREER PATHS

This degree is for you if you wish to have a career in:

BROADCAST & DIGITAL CONTENT
CAMERA OPERATING
CINEMATOGRAPHY
COLOUR GRADING / FINISHING
COMPOSITING
DIGITAL IMAGING
DIRECTING
DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING
EVENT MANAGEMENT
LIGHTING
LOCATION MANAGEMENT
LOCATION SCOUTING
POST-PRODUCTION
PRODUCTION
SOUND RECORDING - FOLEY OR SFX
SOUND DESIGN
SCREENWRITING
TEACHING
RESEARCH

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