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Film & Television
The skills that students obtain through study of Film & Television means that they can easily combine what they have learned with study in other subjects, such as Communication Studies, Visual Arts, English, History, Design and Marketing. Graduates will have a combination of analytical and critiquing techniques, as well as creative talent that will set them up for roles in film and television production, advertising, broadcasting, marketing, public relations, publishing and journalism.
As a Filmmaking Graduate you will be prepared to begin your career in the industry in an entry-level position. The following is a list of possible roles you could end up in; however, it will depend on which area you have decided to specialise in as to which are the most relevant.
Film & Television can lead into the following careers
Reviewers/critics write about and give an opinion on artistic works, books and performances such as, movies, music, stage or television productions.
Directors are responsible for interpreting a script or story, and telling the story on film, television or video. They often have the idea for the script or story.
oducers choose or come up with an idea for a film or television programme, put together a team to create the film or television programme, and supervise the project.
Production assistants help the production team organise the making of a film or television programme.
Sound operators record sound for radio, film, television or other media.
Television presenters introduce, present or host programmes on television.
Film/television camera operators film events or scenes for television, videos or movies.
Lighting technicians set up and operate lamps and other lighting equipment to provide light and special lighting effects in theatres, at events, and for film and television productions.
Actors entertain people by acting out a role using body movement and speech.
Film editors tell a story by joining together film images, graphics and text.
Film/television production managers help the producer and director in the making of a film or television programme, usually by taking care of the business and financial side of production.
Production designers and art directors are responsible for the look of a film, television programme or commercial throughout different stages of the production process.