With a wide range of high-end film equipment, a passionate teaching team and a reputation for producing well-rounded graduates, film production at Solent University will help prepare you for life as a film production professional.
Solent University’s Media and Film Studies subject area was ranked 15th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.
Solent’s media academy is a hub for creative students, with three green screen TV studios, a large visual recording studio with capacity for 200 seated audience members and a range of radio and music production facilities. Our large edit suites feature Mac Pro computers and the full Adobe Creative Suite for editing, colour grading and special effects.
Students studying in the School of Media Arts and Technology can benefit from a schedule high calibre of guest speakers and visiting fellows. Recent talks have been given by Anne V. Coates (Oscar winning editor), Paul Franklin (Oscar winner for visual effects on Inception), Brian Tufano (cinematographer on Trainspotting, Quadrophenia and Billy Elliot) and Sir Alan Parker (director of Fame, Evita, Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Mississippi Burning).
Think a career in film production might be for you? Immerse yourself in the culture of film, access our high-end facilities and work with experienced industry professionals who will help you develop a critical understanding of this modern art form.
What does this course lead to?
Graduates have gone on to a range of industry roles, including researcher, marketing manager, film agency manager, video director, script developer, digital imaging technician, editing assistant and film director. Companies that our graduates have gone on to include Sprout Pictures, Unitbase, the BBC, Harbour Lights Cinema and Renegade.
Who is this course for?
BA (Hons) Film Production is well suited to students with a background in media production or general media studies.
Candidates often aspire to hands-on creative industry roles including creative direction, screenwriting, audio production, camera operation, cinematography, or freelance production.