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Media & Journalism

Introduction to Film and TV Production*

Through a dynamic and exciting learning experience, you create and develop a portfolio of developmental content and learn through doing.


Credits: 10, Level: 4


Course overview

You work across three strands – image capture, video, and audio production – providing you with an introduction to content creation for a range of media formats. You acquire basic practical experience of concept generation, production planning and project development alongside the relevant technical skills and essential techniques for media production.

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Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

* Subject to University approval


Course details

What you study

- digital storytelling using audio, video and images
- professional practice of shooting video on mobile devices, recording audio and the basic principles of photography
- principles of editing audio, video and images
- articulate and optimise online content so it is shareable and findable.

How you are assessed

You are assessed through the production of a portfolio during class sessions and time outside of scheduled sessions.

Your portfolio is the production of a digital audio or video artefact, showcased on an online platform (tuxtra). Your artefact should be 2 - 3 minutes and demonstrate your ability to record audio or video to a professional standard, write and record a commentary script and upload to the web.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum hardware and software requirements
- Macbook or desktop PC capable of running Adobe Creative Suite
- Adobe Creative Suite (available to students during the course)
- video and audio capture device (webcam / smart phone).



2024/25 entry

Fee for applicants:

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4

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