The BTEC in TV & Film is a vibrant exciting industry based course.
The course is hands on in film-making and TV studio work where in your first year you will work in a film industry like environment working closely with others to produce Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Adverts and Music Videos. You will pitch your idea to a panel similar to a Hollywood Studio in the hope that your project will be chosen to take forward to be made.
By second year you’ll build on your portfolio creating a near professional Show Reel ready to promote your skills and knowledge whilst working to meet a professional client’s needs in a real working situation. Managing your own production in a Live Studio TV show, create a social action campaign from scratch and learn about the business management for your own production company. This leads you to producing your own Film Festival to celebrate all your accomplishments over the 2 years.
This course is a unique opportunity to both develop and build your skills in production and post-production providing the potential to undertake such roles as Director, Producer, Studio
Manager, Camera Operator, Editor, Cinematographer, Gaffer, Researcher and Script Writer.
What We Add
Whilst studying BTEC Media you’ll gain exclusive access to a television studio complete with 4k Halogen lighting rig that meets industry standards. A complete Apple Mac suite complete with, Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign and more to help you produce and create your work on first class resources that lead you well on your way to working within the industry.
Staff are qualified in both practical and theoretical film and television techniques. Opportunities include enrichment activities that could include film competitions, projects and more.
You will need to meet the standard college entry criteria for BTEC level 3 qualifications.
After Sixth Form
You could progress to a degree in a media-related subject or gain entry into the industry at junior level. At the end of the course you will have knowledge and skills to enable you to build a career in hundreds of different jobs in the film, television and media industries: producer, screenwriter, director, cinematographer, camera operator, sound mixer, editor – to name only a few of the better known roles.