Created to promote an ethos of theory combined with practice the course gives students the opportunity to learn screenwriting, editing, camera techniques, post-production and production management skills. The course is designed to facilitate students’ entry into the industry, support their filmmaking and lay a strong foundation for progression to the Gloucestershire College BSc in Film Production with Applied Technology (validated by Birmingham City University).
Regular masterclasses have included workshops with Tim Palmer (Cinematographer: Doctor Who, Indian Summers & Being Human), Chloe Chesterton (2nd Assistant director: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Wonder Woman, Spectre) and Jan Harlan (Executive Producer: A.I Artificial Intelligence, Full Metal Jacket). The annual Sony Centre Pinewood Studios workshop gives students the opportunity to experience set etiquette working alongside industry professionals.
Work-experience has included students stints on
Midsomer Murders (ITV)
The Monster (Film London)
A Girl Goes for Dinner (Film London)
10 Days in Sun City (Corporate World entertainment, South Africa.)
Your studies should include
- Making short films, music videos and documentaries.
- Working on set (studio and location) with paid professional actors.
- Digital Photography and lighting techniques.
- Arri Alexa, Arri Amira, Red Dragon and Sony camera training.
- Nagra, Sound Devices and Zoom sound recorder training.
- Adobe Premier Pro, Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro X training.
- Study of film aesthetics, history and theory.
Our ‘one of a kind’ trips programme aims to encourage learners to build their network with professionals and other students.
- The Toronto International Film Festival in Canada. (September 2017)
- Camera-Image in Poland (November 2016)
- New York (February 2016)
- Cannes Film Festival (May 2016)
"A very inspiring course, which gives plenty of opportunity to learn crucial filmmaking skills. We use world-class camera and editing equipment, visit film sets, and get lecturer assistance to progress into the industry. As a mature student, I have been very impressed with the high standards of respect shown to students and everything that this course has offered me” - Phil Stubbs (mature student on the HND Film & Moving Image. Graduated July 2017)
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Please be aware we do require you to apply via UCAS https://www.ucas.com//apply
The UCAS Institution Code for Gloucestershire College is G45.
The UCAS code for the course is 95D2/97D2.
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Please note that modules could be subject to change but any such changes, to module delivery, would be in consultation with the students.
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