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Film & TV- Creative Media Production BTEC Level 3

Our filmmakers learn professional skills such as; directing, producing, sound design, editing and cinematograph through a variety of creative and client projects. The content and freedom of assignments gives you the opportunity to study specialisms and test your creativity.

+ Course details and future career paths

We aim to prepare you for industry with our dedicated lecturers. Year One—The first year of this course leads to a 90 Credit Diploma in Creative Media (equivalent to one and a half A Levels). Year Two- The second year completes the Extended Diploma in Creative (equivalent to three A Levels).

Units of study can include:

  • Creative Advertising
  • Music Video
  • Client Commercial Videos
  • Documentaries
  • TV Shows
  • Audio
  • Interactive Video
  • Short Films
  • Film Theory

Pre-production techniques – this unit takes you from a blank page to a full realised project, through looking at storyboarding, scripting, casting, location scouting, funding and health and safety management.

Communication skills – unlock your potential to pitch your ideas and help to realise them.

Research techniques for creative media industries – understand and begin to explore how the media industry works and how to use research tools to expand knowledge.

Understanding the creative media sector – know how the industry works, who owns it, and how you can become a part of it.

Film and video editing techniques – the invisible art of editing. Learn how films and TV programmes are edited to make them compulsive viewing, and then learn the skills yourselves to be able to ‘tell’ stories.

Single camera techniques – learn how is the camera used in the production of Film and TV programmes. Learn the skills needed to make an audience care about your story.

Writing for television and video – writing is where story starts, learn the skills to write screenplays, and begin to tell your story.

Factual programme production techniques for television – understand how factual programming works, and undertake your own documentary project or be involved in a larger scale documentary.

Film Studies – understand how films ‘work’ and what producers, directors and other creatives are trying to say through the medium of film.

Music video production – learn about the history of music videos and then make your own.

Advertisement production for television – media needs to be promoted for people to actually know it exists. Through this unit you will understand the importance of advertising and have the ability to make adverts through print, radio and video projects.

Stop motion animation production – learn how simple techniques can make oranges come to life, make lego move before your eyes or plasticine take on a life of its own.

Soundtrack production for the moving image – learn how vital sound is to the creation of creative media products.

+ Progression

Degrees in: Cinematography, Screenwriting, Journalism, Advertising, Communications, Public Relations & Production.

Careers in: Television and film, Independent production companies, Post production houses, Journalism, Advertising & Communications.


How to find us.

Recreation Road

Phone: 01980 652 467