Film festivals, workshops, placements, industry networking, access to heavyweight organisations like the BBC… there are plenty of practical opportunities to build an impressive portfolio at Edge Hill. But studying film, media or television is about more than that. You’ll develop intellectual and critical thinking skills and learn how your knowledge fits in with the creative process. From researching a topic for your dissertation to adopting industry production practices, you’ll learn what it takes to make it in this fast-paced field.
You’ll work on real client briefs and spend plenty of time in studios making things and mastering industry-standard technology.
Their lecturers have worked in the industry, they know what it takes. They regularly introduce you to their professional contacts.
They’re a very communal and supportive department. You’ll have plenty of contact time with your tutors, including regular one-to-one sessions.
Film, media and television students benefit from high-definition television studios with broadcast capacity and full production capabilities.
The facilities include camera channels that can be operated via a studio configuration or hand-held setup, as well as production galleries and control rooms with reference lighting.
There’s a fully independent talk back system to all studio areas, while a Media Asset Management system ensures a seamless, tapeless workflow, and provides network storage for your work.
Based in the £17million Creative Edge building, you can expect to use industry-standard equipment, such as vision mixers, sound mixing consoles, a chroma key infinity wall, and fully populated motorised lighting rigs. Media editing booths are also available.