Collaborative Fiction Film Project (873P4)

30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

This module will include:

  • Development: finding the right script and assembling talent (2 weeks)
  • Preproduction planning: script breakdown, scheduling, budgeting, location scouting, art direction and casting (4 weeks)
  • Production: directing and blocking actors, unit production managment, lighting & camerawork, sound recording (3 Weeks)
  • Post-production: editing and sound Design (3 Weeks + Easter Break)


21%: Lecture
67%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)
12%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 267 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.