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Film Production

2 years part-time
Entry requirement
2:1Or higher
Up to
alumni discount
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Southampton City Centre
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Got a passion for filmmaking? Want to improve your professional showreel and boost your employability? Solent’s MA Film Production programme is ideally suited to students who want to learn advanced filmmaking techniques, working in professional studios and collaborating with expert tutors on a range of projects.

This exciting course focuses on independent filmmaking and current practices in the film industry. Students will experiment with creative ideas from the outset, taking advantage of our industry-standard facilities, training and equipment.

Along the way students will be challenged to develop their own personal style of filmmaking, exploring new ideas and collaborating with other postgraduate students. Up-to-the-minute teaching and instruction help students to build on these skills and work towards their chosen career.

Students studying in the TV, film and media production subject area benefit from a schedule of high calibre guest speakers and visiting fellows. Recent talks have been given by Paul Franklin (Oscar winner for visual effects on Inception) and Brian Tufano (cinematographer on Trainspotting, Quadrophenia and Billy Elliot).

Why choose this course?

Enabling you to develop your own unique style of cinema.

Solent Productions and Solent TV, our in-house production agencies, enable you to gain a wide range of work experience for your professional showreel.

Giving you free access to a range of modern filmmaking equipment including industry-standard cinema cameras and lenses, professional lighting equipment and high-end audio equipment.

This course is for

Solent’s MA Film Production is well-suited to those with a bachelor’s degree in a related subject, or those with extensive industry experience in advertising, marketing or design.

The course content is ideal for those wishing to learn advanced filmmaking techniques to enhance their existing role, or move into filmmaking.

What this course leads to

Our graduates pursue a wide range of careers.

  • Production
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Teaching

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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