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Film, TV and media production at Solent

The creative media industries are huge and growing – home to everything from international corporations to independent producers and content creators. From film to TV, documentary to viral videos, there’s something for everyone.

Directors, cinematographers, screenwriters, editors, sound designers, studio managers, technical specialists, content creators for social media – there’s a huge range of roles available to suit your passion and your skills, giving you the chance to carve out a great career in this exciting industry.

With the expansion of media streaming for TV and mobile devices, and a strong film industry, the entertainment, marketing and advertising industries need highly skilled content producers – and at Solent you’ll have plenty of opportunities to practise your craft, growing both as a creative and as a media specialist.

Have you got a flair and passion for telling visual stories? We offer access to a huge range of professional-grade kit including TV studios with high-quality cameras, lighting and live video mixing, cinema cameras and lenses, professional lighting, and more.

Our courses offer real, meaningful work opportunities and experience. Through Solent Productions and Solent Creatives, you get the chance to work with clients on live briefs and projects. You could be filming sporting events, live-streaming at festivals or producing for social media.

Our students have a track record of producing award-winning and broadcast-quality work, with recent graduates working for companies such as Warner Brothers and Endemol in various roles on both big blockbusters and primetime television.

With previous guest speakers such as actor Maisie Williams, editor Tom Rolf, director Michael Apted, cinematographer Brian Tufano and Oscar-winning visual effects specialist Paul Franklin, and an academic team with strong industry experience, you will be guided by a network of professionals to take your ideas to the next level.

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BA (Hons) Film and Television

Unleash your creativity with a TV and film career. Learn from industry experts in professional-grade facilities, and join our internationally successful graduates at the BBC, Sky, Disney and beyond.

BA (Hons) Film Production

Build the right skills, and develop your talent, and your portfolio to break into the film industry. Our high-end kit, and industry connections provide the ingredients for a successful career.

MA Film Production

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...
A media foundation year student looking at a camera

Foundation Year in Media

Immerse yourself in a wide variety of media platforms to develop your creative and technical skills, as well as your academic skills, before starting your three-year undergraduate degree.

BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology

If you want an exciting career in the entertainment industry as a skilled technician this is for you. You could engineer and manage audio, lighting, or broadcast systems to bring events to life.

BA (Hons) Media Production

Are you riding the wave of the new generation of content creation? Learn to bring your stories to life through ever-changing media platforms and create your own professional future.

BA (Hons) Post Production for Film and Television

Specialise your creative and technical skills in editing video, motion graphics and sound for cinema or prime-time television, using our professional facilities on this ScreenSkills accredited degree.

MA Post Production in Film and Television

Build your creative post-production skills to make your mark in the film and television industry. Solent’s MA Post Production in Film and Television will see you working with...

BA (Hons) Television Production

Get the experience to produce and direct the next big primetime TV hit on our ScreenSkills accredited degree. Our graduates have gone on to work on at Strictly, The Repair Shop, Sky News and more.


Students on this course have access to three high-definition TV studios, with the largest capable of seating an audience of 200 people and running up to ten cameras.

Students will also have access to Solent’s 3D digital cinema with Dolby Atmos sound, over 80 networked edit workstations for post-production sound, colour-grading suites, a range of high-end cameras shooting in HD and 4K – including Arri Alexa, Sony, Canon and BlackMagic cameras – as well as a vast array of photography and cine lenses.

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