BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking

MetFilm School
Course Type

  • Three-year full-time undergraduate course for students looking for practical training in creative screen content
  • Gain experience across all filmmaking and screen content disciplines, such as screenwriting, producing, directing, camera and lighting, and editing
  • Develop a range of work that includes short form, factual, episodic and long form productions for film, television and the web
  • 82% of our BA graduates secure a job in the creative industries
  • Option to complete your degree in two years

The BA Practical Filmmaking course prepares the next generation of smart screen creatives. It builds creative and technical skills essential to succeed in today’s film, television and new media industries. Our professional tutors and high-calibre guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production and screen business skills.

  • Career skills. Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals
  • Real-life experience. Build a range of work and put your knowledge into practice during the course, by working with external companies and creating projects for industry clients. Learn more
  • High-calibre guest speakers and tutors. Learn from the best industry professionals. James Marsh (director of The Theory of Everything) and Frank Spotnitz (show-runner of The X Files) are just a few of the guest speakers who’ve visited us. See more
  • Well-paced. This three-year course has the same curriculum as the two-year BA Filmmaking programme but you get more time for work, travel, self directed learning
  • Student pack. Receive your personal state of the art laptop with Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office, that allows you to deliver professional video content

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