UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma (Film and Television Directing and Cinematography)
Grammar of the shot (visual storytelling)
Cinematography and lighting
Sound recording and editing
Casting and working with actors/Rehearsals and blocking
Roles and Responsibilities
Editing and DIT
Advanced Camera work
Production overview (Call sheets, Risk Assessments, H&S, and Locations)
What will I learn?
This course provides a broad understanding of filmmaking across different areas such as Directing, Cinematography, Location management etc to help you to decide which department you would like to work in.
In Film Directing, you will learn a diverse range of skills to direct feature film High end TV Drama. The course aims to develop students with good communication and leadership skills, who are creative and visual thinkers. Good Directors are able to inspire others with their creative vision and imagination to produce outstanding work.
In Cinematography you will focus on camera basics, including lenses and equipment. Lighting the set and locations. Other important areas are continuity, composition, camera angles and shots. The course aims to give you a solid understanding of working on a set in these roles to help you secure your first job in the industry.
Cost of Study:
If you are under 19 on the date of enrolment this course is FREE. If you are over 19 on the date of enrolment the course fee is £6000, and you can apply for an Advance Learner Loan through the government’s Student Finance website.
There is also a Studio fee which is included in the total price which supplies you will all the equipment needed.
This exciting Level 4 course is designed by industry pros to introduce you to a career in the Assistant directing, Production and Editing Departments for the Film Industry.
This course has been designed alongside Industry Professionals, to introduce you into to a career in Film and Television Directing and Cinematography. It will guide you through the key elements of Pre-Production, Production and Post Production. Most importantly you will be taught by Professionals currently working in the industry who can bring their Knowledge, experience and contacts into the classroom and help you to decide on the pathway you wish to take.
You will split your time between the Buckinghamshire College Group Amersham Campus TV/Film Studio, and Creative Media Skills state of the art studio base in the heart of British Film, Pinewood Studios. During the course, you will meet and learn from some of the most recognised working professionals across many areas, including Directors, Cinematographers, Focus Pullers, 1st Assistant Directors, Producers, Casting Directors, Actors, Script Supervisors, Editors, Location Managers and more!
Applicants need to 18 and over. Students should have attained GCSE English and or Maths but applications from candidates with good levels of literacy and numeracy will be considered for mature candidates. A professional interview will be required
Progression and Career Opportunities:
There are many different options available to you within this group of departments and this industry led Diploma will open you up to further study or to begin a career as a trainee or apprentice for the following roles: Location Manager, Assistant Location Manager, Location Coordinator, Location Assistant, Location Storage Manager, Unit Manager, Unit Assistant, Director, Executive Assistant to Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Executive Assistant to Producer, Co-Producer, Associate Producer, Line Producer, 1st Assistant Director, Co-1st Assistant Director, Key 2nd Assistant Director, 2nd Assistant Director, Base 2nd Assistant Director, Floor 2nd Assistant Director, 2nd Assistant Director , 3rd Assistant Director, Base 3rd Assistant Director, Key Set Production Assistant, Set Production Assistant, Unit Production Manager, Assistant Unit Production Manager, Production Coordinator and many more!
If you are interested in this course please let us know and we will help you with more information and applying!