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BA in Digital Film Production (Full Time)

Ravensbourne University London

Bachelor Degree , Film Production

Course Description

Digital Film Production is the study of contemporary forms of filmmaking. You will gain a solid grounding in established techniques as well as exploring emerging digital technologies.

The course will give you the skills and experience to produce innovative shorts, features, commercials and documentaries. The film industry underpins the course and our students learn the importance of all aspects of the production journey from financial backing to building a fan base for a film. Alongside this, we facilitate engagement with film technologies such as Green Screen and give you opportunities to experiment with 3D techniques.

Our film courses are highly regarded in the film industry and students are often working on professional shoots from their first year on the course.

Filmmakers most often work within the technical and creative departments of film production companies. Graduates often also become freelance self-shooters and set up their own studios and production companies.

Digital Film Production is the study of contemporary forms of filmmaking. You will gain a solid grounding in established techniques as well as exploring emerging digital technologies. The course will give you the skills and experience to produce innovative shorts, features, commercials and documentaries. The film industry underpins the course and our students learn the importance of...

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Course Content

Year 1

You will make four short films in the first term, building knowledge in film production skills, digital cinematography, post-production and digital post-production effects. We ask you to start thinking about your own creative ideas and gain a greater understanding of storytelling and editing. At the same time, we encourage you to start thinking about your contextual studies research.

Definitive documents: FHEQ Level 4

DFP18105 Exploring Digital Film Technologies

DFP18104 Creative Storytelling

DFP18103 Film Language and Technologies

DFP18102 The Film Industry

C18101 Themes in Contemporary Culture

Year 2

You will study directing for current and emerging film platforms, contemporary production and location management alongside other emerging technologies. You will develop your ideas and we encourage you to spend time in industry gaining key experience in filmmaking.

Definitive documents: FHEQ Level 5

EDFP183 Elective: Corporate and Commercial Production

EDFP182 Music Promo Production

EDFP181 Documentary Production

DFP18202 Emerging Film Technologies

DFP18205a Specialism Pathway 2: Directing Fiction

DFP18205b Specialism Pathway 2: Cinematography

DFP18205c Specialism Pathway 2: Special and Visual Effects

DFP18205d Specialism Pathway 2: Production Design and Visualisation

DFP18205e Specialism Pathway 2: Film Sales, Festivals, and Marketing

C18201 Big Ideas and Philosophies

Year 3

You will continue to learn advanced skills in documentary and factual production and digital cinematography. Alongside this, we will bring together your skills in the form of a final film project. We also ask you to show your contextual studies research in a long form dissertation. Our students are encouraged to enter national and international festivals.

Definitive documents: FHEQ Level 6

DFP18302 Major Project 1: Planning and Development

DFP18304 Major Project 2: Production and Reflection

DFP18303 Visionary Tools, Approaches, and Aesthetics in Digital Film Production

C18301 Dissertation

Year 1 You will make four short films in the first term, building knowledge in film production skills, digital cinematography, post-production and digital post-production effects. We ask you to start thinking about your own creative ideas and gain a greater understanding of storytelling and editing. At the same time, we encourage you to start thinking about your...

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Entry Requirements

Students will normally be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English) and also to hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK or international qualifications.

Qualifications accepted:

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • 4 AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 28 points or above

Students will normally be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English) and also to hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK or international qualifications. Qualifications accepted: 2 A levels, grade C or above 4 AS levels, grade C or above 2 vocational A levels, grade C or...

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through the completion of technical tasks, live projects, presentations, written reports, analyses, self-evaluations and work experience.

You will be assessed through the completion of technical tasks, live projects, presentations, written reports, analyses, self-evaluations and work experience.