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Met Film School

Practical Filmmaking (3-Year)

UCAS Code: J2A7

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

Entry requirements


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64

and 2 'A-Levels'

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subjects

Film production

Moving image techniques

Film directing

Cinematics

The Practical Filmmaking programme will equip you with the creative and technical knowledge crucial for you to take your first steps into the exciting worlds of film, television and online media.

At Met Film School we nurture you as the next generation of storytellers and technicians, and help you to navigate your own creative and career path. You’ll work collaboratively on industry projects learning the skills essential to succeed in today’s film, television and new media industries.

We have full membership of the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT) and outstanding links with industry.

You are exposed to industry experts throughout your time with us, acquiring the skills for a career as a writer, producer, director, cinematographer, editor and roles you haven’t even heard of yet. We encourage active participation and the ability to work independently.

Modules

Ideas and story. Learn how to develop creative story ideas across a range of formats, including short form, documentaries, factual television, web series and fiction film. You will gain the tools to identify your target audience and adapt your ideas to the appropriate screen platform.

Character and performance. Explore the various techniques for shaping character and performance across a variety of platforms, including fiction, documentary and episodic television. Working with professional actors you will learn how to transpose an idea from the page to the screen through key visual storytelling approaches.

Image and sound. Learn how to use camera, lighting, and sound techniques to create visually and sonically compelling stories for fiction, documentary and episodic productions. You will develop strong technical skills and explore the impact of image and sound on creative screen content.

Postproduction. Discover creative and technical skills across the full range of postproduction workflows, including offline editing, sound design, VFX, and colour grading. You will learn how postproduction skills are central to the storytelling process across film, television and new media.

Screen Business. Find out how to market and distribute screen content across a range of media platforms, including film, television and new media. Alongside the practical skills you will gain on this course, you will also learn how creative industries work and how you can become a smart screen creative that will be attractive to industry employers. In addition, you will explore how to manage productions, create successful project pitches and work collaboratively within creative teams.

Screenwriting. Create the opening pages of a feature film or television pilot script, mastering the challenges of long-form storytelling and connecting with audiences in a way that establishes clear market potential

Directing. Working with professional actors learn how to create an original dramatic performance that emotionally engages your audience

Cinematography. Specialising in cinematography opens up a world of visual exploration within both the camera and lighting departments. Learn how to communicate audio-visual ideas, create a narrative voice using visual and aural tools, and develop craft skills in camera, lighting and production design

Advanced Postproduction. Equip yourself with key skills that employers are looking for and gain an understanding of offline/online editing, colour grading and sound design

Tuition fees

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£16,300
per year
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£16,300
per year
EU
£16,300
per year
International
£16,300
per year
Northern Ireland
£16,300
per year
Scotland
£16,300
per year
Wales
£16,300
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Met Film School - London

Department:

Met Film School

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

59%
low
Film production
59%
low
Moving image techniques
59%
low
Film directing
59%
low
Cinematics

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Cinematics and photography

Teaching and learning

75%
Staff make the subject interesting
71%
Staff are good at explaining things
75%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

71%
Library resources
33%
IT resources
75%
Course specific equipment and facilities
21%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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