One-Year (Cert HE) Cinematography (One Year, Full-Time) - Next Intake February 2015

The Met Film School is London's leading provider of practical filmmaking courses, based at Ealing Studios.

 

Course Overview

 

One-Year (Cert HE) Cinematography is designed to provide intensive practical and theoretical training in cinematography for both film and television. You will work alongside industry professionals and with the latest technologies to develop your expertise and knowledge in this discipline.

 

For more information Request A Prospectus and our Admissions team will get in touch to talk you through the course.

 

By the end of our One-Year (Cert HE) Cinematography course you will understand the role of cinematography and the basic technical and scientific principles behind the craft. Throughout this programme you will gain experience in a wide range of fields across camera, lighting and grip departments. You will learn to shoot on Super 16 and 35mm film as well as on digital cinema, tape and tapeless camera systems, including RED, D20, Si2K, F950, F750, JVC HM700. You will leave equipped with the skills required to confidently enter the industry, fulfilling roles ranging from Director of Photography, Camera Assistant, Focus Puller, Clapper Loader, Grip, Gaffer and many others to an expert standard.

 

The School publishes the full programme specifications for its accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on its websites in accordance with the University of West London guidelines.  

The Met Film School is London's leading provider of practical filmmaking courses, based at Ealing Studios.

 

Course Overview

 

One-Year (Cert HE) Cinematography is designed to provide intensive practical and theoretical training in cinematography for both film and television. You will work alongside industry professionals and with the latest technologies to develop your expertise and knowledge in this discipline.

 

For more information Request A Prospectus and our Admissions team will get in touch to talk you through the course.

 

By the end of our One-Year (Cert HE) Cinematography course you will understand the role of cinematography and the basic technical and scientific principles behind the craft. Throughout this programme you will gain experience in a wide range of fields across camera, lighting and grip departments. You will learn to shoot on Super 16 and 35mm film as well as on digital cinema, tape and tapeless camera systems, including RED, D20, Si2K, F950, F750, JVC HM700. You will leave equipped with the skills required to confidently enter the industry, fulfilling roles ranging from Director of Photography, Camera Assistant, Focus Puller, Clapper Loader, Grip, Gaffer and many others to an expert standard.

 

The School publishes the full programme specifications for its accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on its websites in accordance with the University of West London guidelines.  

Programme Aims 

 

 

- To be technically assured in all aspects of production and postproduction for film and related media 

 

- To be able to develop, communicate and deliver creative ideas, both working alone and collaboratively as part of a team, displaying a sustained awareness of the ethical implications of film production and working practice 

 

- To engage critically with contemporary industry practice in all its manifestations, recognising how considerations of business and exploitation impact on production, and how different disciplines and roles relate to one another 

 

- To make active and informed use of the theoretical frameworks and contemporary cultural, political and ethical perspectives relevant to your particular discipline 

 

- To become reflective practitioners, dedicated to improving your practice through on-going critical awareness and analysis, so acquiring a systematic understanding of the relationship between theory and practice 

 

- The ability to apply your knowledge, skills and understanding of all aspects of production and postproduction for film and related media, in the creation of completed artefacts, with an assured handling of tools and techniques consistently and ethically delivered using best practice to a standard commensurate with professional work

 

- To gain an understanding and appreciation of the role of the Director of Cinematography, and the roles of the crew who will be working for you, and utilise this understanding to interact effectively with all the other heads of Departments on a fully functioning film set

 

- To acquire a critical awareness of the role of cinematography in the historical development of film and TV, which informs your own cinematography

 
 

Please read the full Programme Specification.

 

Production Experience

 

 

- Digital Fiction Production

 

- Short Film Production OR Digital Set Extension

 

- Short Film, Big Screen OR Small Screen Production

 

- Documentary: Theory & Practice

 

- Plus numerous exercises


Course Dates & Fees



Dates: 09 February 2015 - 12 February 2015  £22,000

 

Dates: 05 October 2015 - 23 September 2016  £22,000

 

Dates: 08 February 2016 - 10 February 2017 £22,000

 

Dates: 03 October 2016 - 22 September 2017 £22,000

 

  

Minimum Age:  18 at start of programme

 

 

Entry requirements:  Students will need 50 tariff points to apply for our One-Year Cinematography course. If you are 21 or over these criteria do not apply.

 

 

Application Process: See the application process for our One-Year Courses.  Call us now for more information on requirements and how to start the application process.

 

 

International (Non-EU) Students:  Please see the Application Deadline for this course.

 

Have you also considered our Advanced Cinematography, Introduction to Cinematography and Advanced DSLR for Professional Filmmaking programmes?

 

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