MA/PgDip Fiction Film Production
- International students can apply
This is a nine-month full-time course. On completion of their major projects, students have three months to submit an MA dissertation, work study or screenplay.
Creative Development Project
Within an atmosphere and philosophy of creativity, innovation and experimentation, built around a programme of screenings, seminars and workshops, you will develop your creative and critical skills through applied theory and practical work, towards the development of ideas and proposals for your production projects.
Post-production Practice and Theory
The syllabus will examine and analyse classical, current and future workflows for post production in film and television. Critical and reflective analysis of past to current workflows will give insight into how development trends will shape the future of post production workflows both technologically and economically.
Structured into two parts:
- The editorial role of the producer
- Media law
- The module will be responsive to current trends and practices within the industry and attention given to the impact of the changing landscape on the role of the producer.
The syllabus fosters a high degree of creativity intended to develop collaborative production practices. The module will analyse and expand present workflows in order to develop new and more efficient ways to produce audio-visual content. Through workshops, you will be able to focus on the specialist disciplines on offer.
Advanced Production Practices and Techniques
The module is built around workshops in which you develop skills through applied theory and practical work. You will work with such elements as specialist camera techniques, the challenges of sound recording and post-dubbing and post production techniques.
Advanced Post-production Practices and Techniques: The syllabus will explore classical, current and future workflows for video post production in film and television. You will develop the creative and technical skills necessary to work within modern post production environments across a range of media industries.
Advanced Audio Post-production Practices and Techniques
The syllabus will explore classical, current and future workflows for audio post production in film and television. This will involve an in-depth analysis of the role of sound design in contemporary media production. Through critical and reflective analysis of past to current workflows, the module will identify the techniques and practices that constitute modern sound design both technologically and economically.
Practice Research Project
The syllabus is led by your independent research, development and analysis supporting the self-directed project. The process will be supported by regular feedback and critique sessions from supervisors with specialist knowledge in the relevant areas of practice and research.