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Film MakingPenrhyn Road Campus
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Location: Penrhyn Road Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £14500
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Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This course examines the principles of film making, the potential of visual storytelling, and the importance of sound, lighting and screenplay. You will produce a portfolio to show your technical ability in cinematography, sound recording, editing, writing and direction. You will develop skills such as critical thinking, character and narrative development, and post-production.The course focuses on the collaborative nature of film making and the sharing of non-mainstream stories. It is inspired by productions that have challenged conformity.– At Kingston you can experience a variety of production roles, finding your specialism through practice.– You will use high-definition 4K digital cinema cameras, DSLRs and Macs running Adobe Premiere and Creative Cloud. There are 8mm and 16mm cameras for exploring analogue film (you will need to pay for stock and processing costs).– Our alumni include award-winning filmmakers, whose films have been shown at the Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, London Short Film Festival and London Design Biennale.The film making MA will equip you for lifelong film making and lifelong learning. It prepares you with techniques to sustain a film making practice beyond the university for:employment within the film industry or as an independent film makerfurther study.The core skills will enable you to produce films in an independent, pragmatic and accountable manner. This will enhance your employability and begin the process of making you a genuinely independent film maker in command of your own material.
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A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates are required to submit a portfolio of their work and attend an interview. We also carefully consider non-standard entrants with relevant personal and work experience who can demonstrate the interest, commitment and ability required to make their own films. Please see our website for information on portfolio and personal statement requirements and for international entry requirements.
IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Kingston University.
About this university
The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isnâ€™t a native language. Kingston University Studentsâ€™ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.