Post-production is the final, crucial step in any TV or film project. Production editors have the important task of bringing all the elements of a production together to tell the story in a creative, compelling and legible way. This top-up course will help you to build on your existing skills and qualifications, equipping you with the technical and creative know-how required to succeed as a professional post-production editor.
Upon graduation, you will have built a portfolio of essential post-production techniques and will be able to confidently apply investigative and analytical processes to a range of creative briefs. You’ll also have a developed awareness of the roles and responsibilities within post-production, both individually and as part of a team.
You’ll build these skills in our state-of-the-art media facilities and post-production suites. Key equipment includes high-spec Apple computers, professional editing platforms (Final Cut Pro, Avid and Premiere Pro), industry-standard production studios and a fully-equipped outside broadcast vehicle.
You’ll also benefit from access to a range of additional professional qualifications. These include the Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools Certified User qualifications, which can both be taken free of charge.
What does this course lead to?
Post-production graduates are well placed for a range of essential roles in TV, film and the wider media industries. Possible specialisms include sound editing, motion graphics and commercial editing.
Graduates will also be able to pursue further study, including Solent’s own MA Film Production programme.
Who is this course for?
This top-up course is the ideal way for those with qualifications at HND level (or equivalent) to gain a full undergraduate degree in just one year. Candidates should be passionate about media production and aspiring to work in a relevant field.