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6:00pm - 9:00pm
14 Weeks
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Film Production & Photography

“If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed.” - Stanley Kubrick

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Course Overview

Over 14 weeks, students will develop the critical skills required in the documentary filmmaking process and explore the creative cycle to create a short film. Guided by workshops, video resources and demonstrations, students can expect to develop an understanding of basic composition, framing, cinematography and editing before learning to host and share their final film.

The film production course is ideal for those who wish to gain experience of visual media, create content for businesses or organisations, or those who would like to explore their creative ideas more effectively by better understanding the creative cycle.

The course will be taught through demonstrations, group discussions and hands-on practical tasks. This course will involve some personal study outside the class.

You will be taken through the visual communication process to help you explore media and develop a series of artwork.

The course will include time spent on tutor-led workshops, these will include:

- Ideas Generation and development

- Camera and exposure settings

- Camera handling and movement

- Sound recording and design

- Shooting for the edit and sequencing

- Editing techniques and exporting

- Sharing and releasing content

You will be assessed via a Wordpress blog of work produced throughout the course, this will include research, test shoots, edits and a written evaluation. On completing the course, you will achieve a UAL Level 2 Award in Creative Media Production & Technology.

Entry Requirements

There is no formal examination element to this course. You will be assessed via a Wordpress blog of work produced throughout the course. This will include research, test shoots, edits and a written evaluation.

After Your Course

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Part-Time Courses:
- Photography, Level 2
- Create a Website for your Business

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma
- HNC/ D Film & Photography



The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time courses.

There may be other costs associated with this course e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.

Courses Fees

The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2021/22 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2022/23 will be updated in the Spring Term 2022. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

Entry Level, Level 1 & Level 2 Courses

You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a government-funded qualification if any of the below apply to you:

  • Receive an eligible means-tested benefit e.g. JSA, ESA or Universal Credit
  • Have an annual salary of less than £17,374.50
  • Were aged 16-18 on 31/08/21 and are not studying at another school/college
  • Were aged 19 or over on 31/08/21 and do not already have a Level 1 or 2 qualification
  • Have a household income under £25,000 and are in financial hardship

See the Student Money pages for more information.

Student Finance (Degree-Level Courses)

Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course. Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded. For further information please see

The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Please speak to Student Services for more information.

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