Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)
Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)
Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)
Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)

This practical, project-based course is underpinned by theoretical knowledge and professional-standard creative and technical skills and offers students the opportunity to showcase their work and curate their own film festival.

You will develop your skills and knowledge in the areas of pre-production, production, post-production, cinematography, sound design and digital editing, and explore video installation, reactive media, expanded cinema and emerging formats in experimental workshops.

You will work on self-negotiated initiatives and with others on collaborative projects to professional standards, submit your films to festivals and be encouraged to engage with arts organisations, production companies and cinemas.

Through study of the key theoretical debates, discourses and significant practitioners, you will gain a thorough grounding in contemporary film and media arts, and also explore industry models and practices in preparation for freelance work and employment in the creative industries.

On this course you will also benefit from being part of Creative Arts Weston. Here you will join our exciting and passionate creative community, and you will be perfectly placed to join the arts industry, leading the way as part of the next creative generation.

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Duration:
Full-time: 3 years (3 days a week)
Part-time: 4 years (2 days a week)
Start date:
September 2022
Location:
Loxton Campus and Winter Gardens
Course codes:
Institution: W47
Course: FMAP
Campus: U
Course fees:
Full-time: £8,900 per year
Part-time: £6,375 per year

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You will develop your skills and knowledge in the areas of pre-production, production, post-production, cinematography, sound design and digital editing, and explore video installation, reactive media, expanded cinema and emerging formats in experimental workshops.

You will work on self-negotiated initiatives and with others on collaborative projects to professional standards, submit your films to festivals and be encouraged to engage with arts organisations, production companies and cinemas.

Through study of the key theoretical debates, discourses and significant practitioners, you will gain a thorough grounding in contemporary film and media arts, and also explore industry models and practices in preparation for freelance work and employment in the creative industries.

As well as learning how to direct films, you will showcase your work in some of the most renowned venues in the South West (subject to government guidelines). In recent years these have included the Watershed, Arnolfini and Cube Cinema in Bristol.

Working in collaboration with your peers, you will also curate the Dirigo International Student Film Festival; gathering submissions from young filmmakers and hosting an event to celebrate them.

Please contact the course leader Ross Bliss or UCW’s HEART student services team if you have any questions. It would also be great to meet you and show you around at our next Open Day.

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Gain key theoretical and practical knowledge in all aspects of film production, showcase your work and curate your own film festival.

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Richard Edkins
Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

Richard has been teaching disciplines in media and film at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for several years, and looks to bring experimental approaches to image-making; incorporating still and moving images within his teaching and his involvement in the wider expressive media arts environment. Richard is also an accomplished filmmaker, photographer and visual artist, and his work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Please visit richardedkins.co.uk to find out more.
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Ross Bliss
Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film & Photography

Ross is the Media Director of Redshift Ltd, a design and content production agency with a diverse portfolio of clients including Great Ormond Street Hospital, the Co-operative Group, the Association of British Health Industries and Grand Designs Live. He also produces narrative films, with shorts appearing regularly at various international film festivals. Actors who got early breaks in these films have gone on to appear in Mad Men, Thunderbirds, Green Wing, The Tudors, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, RocknRolla and Transformers. In 2015 he produced the feature film High Tide which played in cinemas nationwide. Ross regularly provided guest lectures on film at various institutions across the country before becoming a part of the media team at UCW in 2015.
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    Richard Edkins
    Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

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    Ross Bliss
    Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film & Photography

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      Richard Edkins
      Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

      Richard has been teaching disciplines in media and film at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for several years, and looks to bring experimental approaches to image-making; incorporating still and moving images within his teaching and his involvement in the wider expressive media arts environment. Richard is also an accomplished filmmaker, photographer and visual artist, and his work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Please visit richardedkins.co.uk to find out more.
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      Ross Bliss
      Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film & Photography

      Ross is the Media Director of Redshift Ltd, a design and content production agency with a diverse portfolio of clients including Great Ormond Street Hospital, the Co-operative Group, the Association of British Health Industries and Grand Designs Live. He also produces narrative films, with shorts appearing regularly at various international film festivals. Actors who got early breaks in these films have gone on to appear in Mad Men, Thunderbirds, Green Wing, The Tudors, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, RocknRolla and Transformers. In 2015 he produced the feature film High Tide which played in cinemas nationwide. Ross regularly provided guest lectures on film at various institutions across the country before becoming a part of the media team at UCW in 2015.
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        This practical, project-based course is underpinned by theoretical knowledge and professional-standard creative and technical skills and offers students the opportunity to showcase their work and curate their own film festival.

        You will develop your skills and knowledge in the areas of pre-production, production, post-production, cinematography, sound design and digital editing, and explore video installation, reactive media, expanded cinema and emerging formats in experimental workshops.

        You will work on self-negotiated initiatives and with others on collaborative projects to professional standards, submit your films to festivals and be encouraged to engage with arts organisations, production companies and cinemas.

        Through study of the key theoretical debates, discourses and significant practitioners, you will gain a thorough grounding in contemporary film and media arts, and also explore industry models and practices in preparation for freelance work and employment in the creative industries.

        On this course you will also benefit from being part of Creative Arts Weston. Here you will join our exciting and passionate creative community, and you will be perfectly placed to join the arts industry, leading the way as part of the next creative generation.

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