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The BA (Hons) Digital Film Production is excellent training for careers in the film, television and new media industries. This course develops students’ academic rigour, technical skills and personal creativity. Students will be trained to become not only multi-skilled Practitioners, Directors and Producers, but also confident, critical thinkers, able to forge a career in a predominantly freelance industry.

UCAS code: P313

UCAS code: P313

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The course has produced award winning practitioners within the Digital Film Production sector. Students benefit from a range of excellent facilities at BMC, including state-of-the art digital camera systems, a 20ft Green Screen, and industry-standard editing software and Mac products.

Students will also hone their team-working skills to allow them to respond effectively to the needs of this dynamic industry, with opportunities to collaborate with industry clients and Performing Arts students. Students are also able to put their skills to the test by working on live briefs and entering competitions.

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Entry Requirements

  • Year 1: 88 UCAS points. Vocational Relevant L3 or 3 A levels (1 x Media studies preferred)
  • Year 2: 120 Credits at Level 4 in relevant subject + bridging assignment (may be required)


3 years

Start Date

September 2018

Year 1 Modules

  • Lighting and Cinematography for Digital Film Production
  • Screenwriting for Digital Film Production
  • Post Production Sound for Digital Film
  • Factual Project
  • Cinema Aesthetics
  • Editing Techniques for Digital Film Production

Year 2 Modules

  • Directing for Digital Film Production
  • VFX for Digital Film Production 1
  • Fiction Project
  • Independent Project 1
  • Production Management for Digital Film Production
  • Factual Project 2
  • Research Techniques

Year 3 Modules

  • Research Project
  • Professional Industry Project
  • Independent Project 2
  • Freelance Business and Practice
  • The Sound of Cinema
  • VFX for Digital Film Production 2

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Teaching is linked directly with professional practice. Guest practitioners and work experience opportunities help students to learn about their roles and the environments in which digital media practitioners work so they can become effective in the workplace.

Students are assessed through vocational, theoretical and practical competence tests. Formative assessment is also conducted throughout each module to ascertain the progress each student is making.


Students can progress onto a post graduate Degree, enter employment, or work within the freelance industry.

Enrichment and Employability

You will be given the chance to enter national film making competitions and be able to take part in national and international trips. In the past, Digital Film Production students have been to London, Berlin, New York, Encounters Film Festival and LA.


Creative and Service Industries Campus at Melton


£7,500 per year

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Our VIP Taster Days are intimate, subject-specific events which aim to provide you with everything you need to know about your chosen Degree course and show you what it’s like to be a Higher Education student at BMC.

Each event includes a taster lecture in your subject area of interest, allowing you to get to know our specialist lecturing staff and gain an in-depth knowledge of the course content. You will also have the opportunity to attend a series of talks on everything from the Brooksby Melton Student Union to our brand new Build My Career employment agency service. We will top this off with a lovely lunch and feedback session.There are limited spaces on each VIP Day, so book on to your course’s event now to avoid missing out! Click here to book your place today.

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