The University of Arts London (UAL awarding body) TV & Film production course Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (one year course) is designed to introduce you to the substantial number of job roles the industry employs. Look at the end titles of your favourite film or TV programme and there you will see opportunities to investigate a career that will inspire and engage you.
This course guides you to discover the 'How to' for many roles from screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, editing, to a starter role of a GoFa (go for this - go for that) also known as a Runner - from where many well established professionals began their careers.
USP College is in a perfect location for the highest number of the industries jobs that are concentrated in London.
- At least four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English Language or Maths
- At least one GCSE needs to be at grade C/4 or above
- Grade D/3 or above in GCSE Maths
- Grade D/3 or above in GCSE English Language
You also need to show a portfolio or examples of your media work and engagement with media work.
What will I study?
To be successful on this course you will need to have an interest in the theoretical, practical, creative and technical aspects of digital media. During the course you will gain a broad understanding of the following:
- Moving Image
- Audio Production
- Games Design
- Graphic Design
- Research, Planning and Pitching
Understanding an audience in creative media production
Contextual research for creative media production
Exploring audio production and technology
Exploring visual production and technology
Exploring interactive media production and technology
Core Final Project: Personal project and presentation in creative media production
Why study Media Production & Technology at USP College?
Our College Company Live Creative will offer you the opportunity to produce games, apps, films and websites for many local and national organisations so that you leave us with maximum experience and an attractive CV to progress to the next level.
Former projects include promotional videos for Leigh Folk Festival and Essex TV, and game design for The Saxon King in conjunction with Southend Museums and the British Museum.
What could I do next?
Progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology course at USP College. Work in areas such as VFX, games and web development.
TV & Film official data
There were 261,000 estimated jobs in the TV, film, radio and photography sector in 2017. The highest numbers were concentrated in London, the South East, the North West and Scotland. http://www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk/industries/tv-film/tv-film-facts-and-figures/uk-tv-film-government-economic-data