BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking (Two Years, Full-Time) - Next Intake October 2014

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

 

Course Overview

 

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking is designed for students who want an intensive, two-year study of practical filmmaking.

 

Students can choose from a selection of elements within a module. At the end of your programme you will receive one of three awards, which will reflect the options you have chosen. These awards are:

 

- BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking
- BA (Hons) Film & Digital Cinematography

 

During the programme you will gain a comprehensive range of practical production skills that focus on creative development, writing, directing, production and editing.

 

In addition, you will develop an understanding of film history, movements and style. Through your enhanced understanding of film you will acquire essential critical analysis skills and a thorough appreciation of contemporary industry practice.

 

Places on our BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking Programme are very limited.  Call us now to check availablilty. 

 

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.   

 

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

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

 

Course Overview

 

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking is designed for students who want an intensive, two-year study of practical filmmaking.

 

Students can choose from a selection of elements within a module. At the end of your programme you will receive one of three awards, which will reflect the options you have chosen. These awards are:

 

- BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking
- BA (Hons) Film & Digital Cinematography

 

During the programme you will gain a comprehensive range of practical production skills that focus on creative development, writing, directing, production and editing.

 

In addition, you will develop an understanding of film history, movements and style. Through your enhanced understanding of film you will acquire essential critical analysis skills and a thorough appreciation of contemporary industry practice.

 

Places on our BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking Programme are very limited.  Call us now to check availablilty. 

 

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.   

 

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

Programme Aims

 

 

The BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking programme aims to enable students:

 

- 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 theoreticalframeworks and contemporary cultural, political and ethical perspectives relevant to their particular discipline

 

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

 

- The ability to apply their 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 develop a full range of specific creative, editorial and technical skills applicable to all aspects of film production

 

- To acquire in-depth knowledge of the film industry, including inter alia the influence on such factors as the development, production, financing, distribution and successful commercialisation of film

 

- To achieve a critical appreciation of the theoretical and historical contexts of the film industry that clearly informs their practice

 

In addition BA Film & Digital Cinematography further aim to enable students to:        

 

- Develop specialist skills in digital cinematography, so that an informed appreciation of the importance of composition, lighting and grading within filmmaking becomes clearly evident in their work

 

- Gain a precise understanding and appreciation of the role of the Director of Cinematography, and the roles of the crew who will be working with them, and utilise this understanding to interact effectively with all the other roles and departments on a professional production

 

- Acquire a critical awareness of the role of cinematography in the historical development of film, which informs their own practice

 

 

Please read the full Programme Specification.

 

Production Experience:

 

 BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking

 

- Foundation in Filmmaking productions

 

- Short Film Production

 

- Documentary

 

- Small Screen OR Short Film, Big Screen

 

- Multi-camera Production Or Production Fundamentals

 

- Digital Feature Film Production

 

- Experimental Film

 

- Graduation Project

 

- Plus numerous filmed exercises

 

   

BA (Hons) Film & Digital Cinematography

 

- Foundation in Filmmaking productions

 

- Short Film Production

 

 - Commercial Production 

 

- Documentary

 

- Small Screen OR Short Film, Big Screen 

 

- Applied Cinematography

 

- Multi-camera Production: Or Production Fundamentals

 

- Digital Feature Film Production

  

- Experimental Film

 

- Graduation Project

 

- Plus numerous filmed exercises

 

 

 

 Course Dates & Fees

We are now accepting applications for the following intakes:
 
Dates:  6 October 2014 - 23 September 2016  £22,000/year 
Dates:  9 February 2015 - 10 February 2017  £22,000/year 
Dates:  5 October 2015 - 22 September 2017 £22,000/year 
Dates:  8 February 2016 - 9 February 2018  £22,000/year 
Dates:  3 October 2016 - 21 September 2018 £22,000/year 
 
Minimum Age:  18 at start of course‚Ä®  
 
Entry requirements:  160 Tariff points.  If you are 21 or over this criterion does not apply. Call us now for more information on our requirements and how to start your application process.
 
 
Application Process: Refer to our application process for our two-year programme. Spaces are limited-apply now to secure your place.
   
International (Non-EU) Students:  Please see the Application Deadline for this course.
  
UK Students applying via UCAS: 
Institution Code: W05
Course Code: W600