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Media, Music & Sound Production

Filmmaking for screen

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

In this course, you will be working with other film enthusiasts who want to learn all aspects of filmmaking.

You will cover Acting, Directing, Editing, Scriptwriting and work on developing your skills in all these areas. You will also look at good examples of filmmaking and learn how to apply those to your own work. You will then collectively work on a film project under the professional guidance of lecturers. In this course, you will be working with other film enthusiasts who want to learn all aspects of filmmaking.

You will cover Acting, Directing, Editing, Scriptwriting and work on developing your skills in all these areas. You will also look at good examples of filmmaking and learn how to apply those to your own work. You will then collectively work on a film project under the professional guidance of lecturers.

What you will learn

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Scriptwriting

How the course is assessed

  • There is no formal assessment 

Number of days per week

  • 1 evening per week (2.5 hours) 

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements but a keen interest in film is essential 

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Alongside Highers you can progress on HNC/D Film courses 

Career options

  • With further study you can become an assistant in the film industry 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Evening 30/08/22 20 Weeks

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