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BA Degree Overview


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BA Degree Overview


INCREDIBLE TRAINING

We have set out to create an incredible 3 year programme. You will be immersed in filmmaking from the day you arrive. The course is uniquely designed to launch your career before you've even graduated; indeed, some of our first year students have attained their first paid jobs already! If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

A COURSE DESIGNED FOR YOU

Screenology has designed this course to cultivate your own definition of success. We aim to tailor your experience to your ambitions and aspirations; whilst inspiring further exploration into your particular areas of passion.

Industry Tutors

Every single in-house tutor is firmly embedded in the film, TV or video industry. We also offer a range of industry talks and panels so our students get a broad picture of current industry climate. It is important for us that those delivering the course are all abreast of the latest developments and technologies.

REAL WORK

You will get lots of opportunities, both within the course and as extra-curricular activity, to work on real productions... from short film and web-video work, right through to placements in TV studios and on feature film sets.  All tailored to your particular interests.

What a Semester at Screenology looks like

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You will have more access to the very latest digital film equipment than any other course.  Our philosophy is one of practice, practice, practice! Some film schools expect you to have produced 3 films by the end of your 3 years of study... we expect you to do that in your first month! Using our flexible gear booking system every student can book equipment for school and personal projects - in fact, we try not to distinguish between the two.

Learn by doing


Learn by doing


 

Most film-makers agree that the best way to learn is by making stuff - lots of stuff! There is no substitute for learning from experience. This is at the heart of our educational philosophy. From day one, you will be encouraged to make numerous different films, covering all aspects of film-making.  Although not a definitive list (and some projects may vary) this gives you an idea of what you'll get up to:

In your first couple of weeks... you will

  • Join the entire student body in making an experimental feature film
  • Make a 60 Second 'autobiography' entirely from audio
  • Deliver a 'How To' instructional video, that will be published online

Other projects during 1st and 2nd year

  • Non-synch sound project - where you add sound ADR/Foley to a silent film
  • An Emotional Beat - create a short scene that evokes a specific emotion
  • A music video
  • Capturing a real world live performance
  • Recreate a scene from a classic movie with a focus on lighting
  • Direct a short scene from script or an alternative short script
  • A photographic project to establish a strong understanding of composition
  • Create a 30 second Youtube advert for a second-hand item.
  • Edit a scene from a TV documentary with real footage*
  • Produce a magazine-style online TV show
  • Write, direct and produce a dramatic short
  • Make a short-documentary exploring a specific genre/s
  • Produce a pilot and outline for a web series
  • Film and edit a visual montage
  • Create a narrative scene of audio only
  • Create a video ‘bumper’ for your own brand
  • Create a promo for a crowd-funding project
  • Produce a piece for a real online video channel
  • Cut your own showreel
  • Script Analysis on a feature length script
  • And many more...

Final Year

In your final year you will have the opportunity to really focus. Possible projects might include:

  • Making a full length drama or documentary
  • Producing a complete web series
  • Producing an online TV channel