Media and film studies

Intermediate Fiction Filmmaking

Module code: P5041
Level 5
30 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Workshop, Practical, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework

Filmmaking is a collaborative process that uses the individual's skills to make a project that is more of the sum of its parts.

In this module, you’ll further explore the different areas and production roles that make up the filmmaking process. As a team, you will cretae a short film. Guidance will be provided through each production stage: development, pre-production, production and post-production.

You will also look at topics, including:

  • working as a crew
  • working with actors
  • blocking and camera movement
  • lighting and cinematography
  • art direction and visualisation
  • editing
  • sound design.

Module learning outcomes

  • Employ their skills in filmmaking by completing a creative project which is of an appropriate level in both form and content.
  • Apply methods of critical analysis to their work by clearly defining the relationship between the practical and conceptual development of their creative project.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of film production roles and processes as well as the ability to collaborate in a team.
  • Reflect critically and theoretically on their production work as evidenced by the creation of their research portfolio.