COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 Years Full-Time
Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs (9-4/A*-C) UCAS points up to 168 (depending on grade outcome)
Campus: Middlesbrough

This course allows you to work on a variety of different creative projects such as short films, documentaries, single camera drama, film trailers, social media content creation and creative photography.

You will learn to script, plan and story board, use camera equipment, edit film and work with audio to ensure you have a good understanding of the variety of skills used within the film and TV industries.
COURSE DETAILS
You will have the opportunities to explore lots of different skills and creative techniques combining theory and practice. By the end of this course, you will be confident, creative moving image producers with a practical understanding of industry processes and techniques. As well as industry skill sets, the course also provides a wide range of opportunities for students who are focussed on conceptual exploration of moving image production where learners are provided with the choice to study a variety of assignments, from advertising, documentary and fine art film making. Students will learn and experience how to write, plan, direct, shoot and edit films and work collaboratively with other specialists, as well as promote and present their films to live audiences. Group work is essential, so you will quickly make new friends whilst learning the creative and technical skills necessary for industry. Projects are designed to give you an insight into varying careers within the film, TV and online broadcast industries. These include camera operators, editors, directors, producers, cinematographers and more. The course enjoys a range of industry links who provide ‘live projects’ and work experience, including Ithica Films, Sport TV production, Siren Media. Projects have included working with The White Feather Project (Pallister Park), Crisis (Newcastle) and Camphill Village Trust (Hemlington), Rose Cottage Wellness Centre and ‘Enter CIC’. Students also enjoy a range of talks and industry speakers including Tom Marshall (alumni), Jeannie Finlay, Izak Jackson (VoltaMedia) and Caris Rianne (Rianne Pictures). The film and television industry is a hugely active sector within the creative industries and has grown year on year to contributing approximately £6.1billion to the UK’s economy in the year prior to Covid. The industry is emerging from lockdown and we are confident the demand for skilled creative professionals will continue.


The Northern School of Art’s Middlesbrough campus has been given another ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted. Following an intensive four-day inspection by six inspectors the School’s further education provision has retained the top rating it has held since 2009.

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Life on the Course

STUDENT WORK

Written by: Noah Martin Filmed & edit by: Kelis-Angel Directed by: Megan Dalton

VISITING PROFESSIONALS

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Jonny Grant, screenwriter (The Dare)
Eddy Maynard, videographer

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

YEARS COURSE DURATION

A MINIMUM OF FOUR GCSES AT C/4 OR ABOVE INCLUDING MATHS AND ENGLISH AT GRADE D/3, PLUS A PORTFOLIO OF WORK. (IF YOU HAVE MATHS/ENGLISH AT GRADE D/3 YOU WOULD BE REQUIRED TO WORK TOWARDS THESE QUALIFICATIONS ALONGSIDE YOUR COURSE)

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