If you are interested in building a career in the television, film, journalism or advertising industries, our two year Media Production course is perfect. On this very practical course you will learn about media production and gain vital technical skills. You will have a wide variety of assignments to complete and you will develop your understanding of camera work, film production, animation, web design and much more. You will also take part in our award winning film school.
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You want to work in television, film, journalism, advertising, radio, web design or animation. Not only will you develop practical and technical skills you will also learn the academic theory behind media production.
Four GCSEs at grade C, including English and Mathematics. We will also accept equivalent qualifications e.g. a completed Level 2 Diploma. Mature learners will be considered on an individual basis.
Through both hands-on projects and theory; building your skills and knowledge in areas such as camera work, editing, script-writing, journalism, film production, photography, animation, web design, special effects and lots more including our two week intensive nationally recognised film making machine, Film School.
This is a full time programme which means you will be in college from 9.00am - 4.30pm four days a week. Learners have one study day where essential equipment is readily available for your use.
Students will have access to a wide range of professional equipment, allowing them to focus on their own personal projects and videos whether it is skate videos, zombie films, review blogs or comedy pieces. The kit includes HD Canon 5 & 6 D cameras, four camera television studio, recording studio, Green-screen facilities, steadicam rigs and mounts, 12ft extendable camera crane, portable LED lighting kits, broadcast quality cameras, and a bank of water cameras including the new HD Go Pro Hero 3, all of which is available to our students to hire at no cost.
During year one students will embark on a two week intensive film school project hosted by Dogbite film crew at their incredible film studio in Falmouth. Students will create, shoot, edit, pitch and present a complete film product to industry professionals. The second year will see the student group work alongside Journalists and Graphic Designers to produce the Cornwall College youth lifestyle magazine, that is entirely written by you.
The yearly London trip that includes accommodation at a 3* hotel, being in a live TV studio audience, a private 3D IMAX screening, trip to the London film museum, a West End show, a London Eye flight, shopping and much more.
Employment in the industry or university study such as our Media Production HND or Games Design for Industry HND. Past students have gone on to work in TV production and presenting, advertising and marketing, journalism, film production, radio production, public relations and multi-media web design.
Jez Marshall Assistant Director & Producer TV & FilmCornwall College provided me with the knowledge and support to succeed in the TV and Film industry. Major projects include Poldark and World War Z.
Rory Mason Team Lead - Digital Media
Rory has worked at the College for almost 15 years, after graduating with a broadcasting degree he worked in the media industry in a range of different production roles. Rory pioneered the College's Film School project, an annual two-week intense programme that produces some award-winning student films. They've won 30 awards in the last 10 years, including a notable victory in the SW Royal Television Society 'Undergraduate Comedy and Entertainment' category in 2014, beating third year degree students to the main prize!
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.