Film Studies

Study in specialist facilities and access equipment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. At Sussex, whenever you want to study, you can access what you need, when you need it. Browse our facilities below:

Foley Studio

Audio/Foley Studio

Our studio has a dedicated control-room with a separate live-room, which can be used for audio post-production.

You can use our bespoke Pro Tools HD multi-track recording installation for voice-over work or capturing screen drama.

Digital Print Room

Our digital print room houses a range of professional printers, so you can produce high quality projects throughout your degree.

Resource centre

All Media, Film and Music students have access to our extensive resource library.

The library has a collection of more than 5,000 feature films, documentaries, television programmes and music CDs and scores.


Teaching labs

We have six teaching labs equipped with iMacs and PCs.

You have full access to the Adobe CS6 Master Collection (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Audition).



Video and Photography Studio 

Our video and photography studio has a large green-screen facility, full 'cool light' video lighting rig and a control desk.

Our studio grip equipment includes dollies, tracks and jibs.

Photography students benefit from five Bowens 750w flash heads mounted on a pantograph rail system, an array of soft-boxes, a permanent white infinity curve and additional backdrops.

Video Edit Suites

We have seven editing booths and two editing workshops.

Each dual-monitor workstation is equipped with the full Adobe CS6 Master Collection, which includes Premiere Pro. You can also access Final Cut X and other software packages. 


A student in the voice over boothVoice over booths

We have three audio post-production booths used for voice-over work, radio documentary narration, or one to one interviews.

Each booth has a large diaphragm condenser microphone, high-quality channel strip, audio interface and iMac.

You can record directly to our media server, ready for instant editing access from any of our 108 computers.  

Equipment and Store

We have a variety of equipment for you to use while you study with us.

You can book this equipment using our online booking system. We also have Media Stores which are open on weekdays and offer technical support for the equipment and our facilities.

Amber's student perspective

'Having the opportunity to rent out a variety of equipment like camera, lighting or tripods, I was able to do my best with the practical modules due to the fantastic equipment available.'

Amber Bancroft
Film Studies BA