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Blackpool and the Fylde College

Filmmaking

UCAS Code: P300

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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96

excluding Functional Skills and in an appropriate discipline

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

This BA (Hons) Filmmaking is intended for those with a passion for all things film. Over the three years you will develop the technical, analytical and creative skills to produce films which manipulate the form in a creative, informed and visually engaging way. The course aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop the many skills required to make films worth watching. As well as the technical skills required such a filming and editing techniques you will learn about how stories are constructed, how to write scripts, you will analyse film texts and develop a deeper understanding of how film works to create meaning and connection with the
audience, you will study its history and the practitioners within it. All of this will feed into your production work helping you to create work that is not only technically competent but that has something to say. You will produce short narrative films, documentaries and experimental music videos as well as having the opportunity at level six to explore who you want to be as a filmmaker with the production of your graduation film along with the knowledge, time and support to help you get started in your career.

In addition to the skills and knowledge developed to prepare you for a career in filmmaking, you will also develop a wealth of wider employability skills in communication, creative problem solving, project management and critical thinking. You will have the opportunity to take part in industry facing collaborative projects and engage with industry professionals giving you real insight into the reality of working within the field. You will work with Photography and Graphic
Design students on a carousel module which introduces you to the fundamentals of these disciplines again broadening your skill set and also providing a greater network of peers and potential collaborations.

The school of Creative Arts and Digital Industry provides an environment of support and encouragement to all of our students with a focus on developing the individual as a creative problem solver. Smaller class sizes mean that you have regular access to industry standard equipment both within session and from our stores through our booking system. These small class sizes, unique to Blackpool and The Fylde College, also mean that you have greater access to your module tutors and the programme leader meaning that additional support is available when required. At the end of three years you will have developed the skills, knowledge and experience required to take you to your next step in life, whether post-graduate study or employment, with confidence, a greater understanding of what kind of impact you want to make on the world and the tools to make it happen.

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£8,750
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£8,750
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International
£9,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,750
per year
Scotland
£8,750
per year
Wales
£8,750
per year

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Course location:

University Centre

Department:

Art, Media and Performance

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