Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Filmmaking

Gain a thorough grounding in the craft and experience of filmmaking. You’ll become an independent thinker and graduate as a technically skilled and imaginative filmmaker.

Filmmaking

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    P315
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Develop the power of your storytelling through confident employment of creative and technical filmmaking skills in drama, documentary and experimental film production.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Study theory to develop your creative practice and be guided by industry experienced tutors in all aspects of film production
  • Explore a range of filmmaking disciplines, including directing for drama, experimental film and documentary, together with producing, cinematography, screenwriting, design, editing and post-production, and location and post-production sound
  • Learn who your audience is and how to engage them
  • Explore the responsibilities of your practice, discovering your voice and developing that as a filmmaker

The Northern Film School is based at our new Leeds School of Arts building in Leeds city centre. You'll have access to a range of facilities including:

  • 220-seat Dolby Atmos cinema
  • Digital film production equipment (cameras, lighting, sound)
  • Four film studios
  • Green screen studio
  • Foley and ADR recording studios
  • Immersive sound mixing studios
  • Grading suites
  • Edit suites
  • 5.1 sound edit suites
  • Production offices
  • Props, design and costume store
  • Film and script archive

All of our tutors are film practitioners, so you’ll benefit from a wide range of professional production experience. The teaching team has a wealth of expertise in drama, documentary and experimental filmmaking, with specialist knowledge in screenwriting, postproduction, sound, producing, directing and cinematography.  

Our approach towards collaborative filmmaking ensures that you will be a self-reliant, technically-skilled creative with the ability to work as part of a professional unit.

Why study Filmmaking at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Accredited by ScreenSkills - devised in consultation with industry and education - ScreenSkills recognises courses within the UK that provide the most up-to-date and relevant industry skills and knowledge
  2. Close links to industry and the creative sector in the Yorkshire region, throughout the UK, and beyond
  3. Your tutors have extensive experience of working in the film industry, with most of them still being active filmmakers
  4. As well as being the birthplace of film, Leeds is home to the one of the UK's oldest cinemas and the city recently chosen by Channel 4 for its new national headquarters
  5. Study within Leeds School of Arts - one of the largest university arts communities in the north
  6. Access to professional, industry standard filmmaking facilities, equipment and teaching spaces In the new Leeds School of Arts building

 

Accredited by

Northern Film School Showreel The Northern Film School offers filmmaking awards at BA (Hons), MA and PhD levels, attracting students from around the world.

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