Diploma Programs in Film Production

Diplomas come in graduate, postgraduate and advanced forms. You can complete one to cover a gap between subjects or to get professional training. Diplomas can take anywhere from six months to a few years to complete. What is a diploma in film production? This academic program may broadly cover all aspects of film production or focus on one area. These subjects include writing, casting, directing,… Read more

Diplomas come in graduate, postgraduate and advanced forms. You can complete one to cover a gap between subjects or to get professional training. Diplomas can take anywhere from six months to a few years to complete.

What is a diploma in film production? This academic program may broadly cover all aspects of film production or focus on one area. These subjects include writing, casting, directing, producing, editing and marketing a film. Some programs focus on film in movies and television, while others focus on journalism and documentaries. No matter what focus you choose, you can expect at least some hands-on time with various film equipment.

Studying film production can teach you communication skills and listening comprehension, both of which can be useful in social settings. Another skill you may learn is organization, which can help you be more productive and efficient in your daily life.

Diploma costs vary from school to school and may include books, registration fees and supplies. Some schools offer scholarships to cover all or part of these costs. You can also save money when you buy your books and materials used or take online courses.

With a film production diploma, you may qualify for any number of positions along the film production pipeline. When it comes to the planning phase, you may apply for a job as a writer, an agent or financial advisor. During production, you may have the skills necessary to audition actors, block scenes, run equipment or organize film crews. Post-production careers, such as sound editor, digital imaging tech and 3-D modeler, may also require a film production diploma.

Film production diplomas can be found in classrooms and online around the world. Top schools to consider are ones that cover many fields or ones that focus specifically on arts and media. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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GeniusQuest Film Academy
Ko Samui, Thailand

This 6-month, full-time program offers concentrated explorations into the processes of filmmaking as students learn to write, direct, produce, shoot and edit a MOS film, a Syn ... +

This 6-month, full-time program offers concentrated explorations into the processes of filmmaking as students learn to write, direct, produce, shoot and edit a MOS film, a Sync-Dialogue film, and a music video. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
07 Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
CSVPA
Cambridge, United Kingdom

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported ... +

In the first year you will explore a range of creative subject areas including 3D Design, Textiles, Fine Art, Graphics and Illustration, Photography and Moving image supported by Life drawing and Visual studies. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido
Madrid, Spain

The HND in Creative Media Production Professional Film Course is what you are looking for if you want to become a celluloid professional. You will learn everything about techn ... +

The HND in Creative Media Production Professional Film Course is what you are looking for if you want to become a celluloid professional. You will learn everything about technical and artistic knowledge to work in a professional manner in the realization, production and postproduction of the different film and audiovisual formats. You will learn the different techniques to operate with cameras and lighting equipment as well as familiarize yourself with the different supports. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

The Film Production Diploma program offers an intensive, behind-the-scenes education that covers all areas of filmmaking. You will experience every phase of pre-production, pr ... +

The Film Production Diploma program offers an intensive, behind-the-scenes education that covers all areas of filmmaking. You will experience every phase of pre-production, production, and post-production, including writing and analyzing screenplays, developing storyboards, creating shot lists and preparing budgets and schedules. You will learn to shoot, direct, block, light scenes and capture audio, as well as assemble, cut and manipulate footage. -
Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Drury University
Springfield, USA

The multimedia production and journalism major is designed to expose undergraduates to an array of media and message shaping for those media, through a mix of theory and pract ... +

The multimedia production and journalism major is designed to expose undergraduates to an array of media and message shaping for those media, through a mix of theory and practice. -
Diploma
English
Campus
 
Nashville Film Institute
Nashville, USA

Our Cinema Production Program totally immerses you in the filmmaking process. For nine months NFI students live, eat, and breathe film and how films get made.

Our Cinema Production Program totally immerses you in the filmmaking process. For nine months NFI students live, eat, and breathe film and how films get made. -
Diploma
Full-time
9 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Toronto Film School
Toronto, Canada

Up your video production skills in the digital landscape from the comfort of your home. The Video Production Diploma combines the world of video production with the ever-incre ... +

Up your video production skills in the digital landscape from the comfort of your home. The Video Production Diploma combines the world of video production with the ever-increasing world of second screen viewership viral entertainment such as YouTube and Vimeo. You will learn the basics of video production all the way through to advanced skills of using a camera, capturing audio, editing, social media marketing, and creative project development. -
Diploma
Part-time
24 months
English
Oct 2020
Online
 

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