Creative Media Production & Technology (Film) Level 3 UAL Subsidiary Diploma at City College Brighton and Hove
This qualification is the 1st year of a 2 year Extended Diploma which will give you the opportunity to gain the qualifications, skills and experience needed to progress a career in the Film and TV industry.
A practical and intensive introduction to the skills, knowledge and understanding required to work in the film, video and TV industries.
You’ll gain extensive experience of using professional digital video cameras and editing software. Through realistic, industry related projects you’ll learn how to create a range of digital film, video and animation from first ideas through to finished product.
Through a mixture of practical lessons and vocational projects you will have the opportunity to develop your creative filmmaking skills. You’ll be taught using professional standard equipment including Sony Z1 cameras and Mac editing suites running Final Cut Pro. You’ll also be encouraged to increase your academic skills in order to access a full range of progression opportunities.
You’ll already have a keen interest in matters related to the industry and want to develop this through knowing how to target and package an idea to suit certain audiences.
You will gain an understanding of the video, television and film industries through taught sessions, visiting speakers, and practical assignments.
The core units for the course cover research techniques and pre-production techniques, with specialist units about understanding the video, television and film industries.
Understanding Video Technology
Music Video Production
Soundtrack Production for Television and Film
Stop Motion Animation Production
Video Production for Interactive Media
Research Techniques for the Media Industries
Pre-Production Techniques for the Media Industries
Understanding the Television and Film Industries
This course includes opportunities for you to develop your English, Maths and/or ICT skills, as appropriate.
5 GCSEs at grade C including grade C in English. A proven commitment to filmmaking such as Media GCSE with film project, membership of film clubs/societies or evidence of making films at home. At your interview, you
will be required to talk about your interest in a filmmaking career and present work which demonstrates your ability to express and develop your ideas through storyboarding, film or photography.
Interview for entry: Interview required
All assessment is through professionally relevant assignments. These are primarily practical units with supporting written work and documentation.
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
The Subsidiary Diploma is the equivalent of 1 A-level and you can use it to help you progress onto University.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.