Foundation Year in Film Studies

Top Foundation Year Programs in Film Studies

Film Studies

A foundation year can help students get ready for more intense learning. This year-long program introduces them to higher education and assists them in finishing courses that will get them on the path to their intended field of study.

Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.

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Course in Academy Preparation Program (APP)

FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. [+]

Would you like to become a filmmaker, but you are still not definitively decided in what capacity? Would you like become a photographer? The Academy Preparation Program offers one year of intensive filmmaking/photography and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several artworks by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for MA studies in a particular discipline.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The one-year Academy Preparation Program (APP) at FAMU International aims to provide its participants the opportunity to explore and become acquainted with the broad range of crafts, professions, arts, and skills that comprise the cinematic/photographic endeavor on both a practical and theoretical level. Filmmaking hands-on program includes a large variety of practical student projects and exercises in formats from HDV, HDSLR to 16mm and 35mm. There is also practical work within a TV studio environment. Shooting is designed for locations as well as in studios. Photography students gain the skills within Photography department. Projects are specifically designed for the program curriculum and are supervised by FAMU faculty and mentors. The production of all mandatory practical exercises and final film is included in the price of tuition.... [-]


Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production – Online

Academy of Music & Sound
Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh Exeter Gateshead Glasgow Southampton Swindon + 6 more

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning how to promote yourself within the modern music industry. [+]

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Creative Music Production is an ideal platform to develop essential skills in music creation, technology and production while learning how to promote yourself within the modern music industry.

The program is validated by the University of Wolverhampton and equivalent to the first 2 years of a BA(Hons).

The FD (Arts) Creative Music Production can help to prepare you for a career as a music producer, studio assistant and/or recording engineer.

How long is it for?

You can choose to study full-time (4 x 12 week semesters studied over 2 years) or part-time (6 x 12 week semesters studied over 3 years)

Who is it for?

This FD (Arts) Creative Music Production is ideal if you wish to progress your studies from a BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma 
in Music or Music Technology and/or ‘A’ level studies
 in performing arts of related subjects.... [-]


Foundation Year in Music Production

Leeds College of Music
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

The Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer. [+]

Foundation Year in Music ProductionThe Foundation Degree in Music Production gives you the vital, practical training you need to become a sophisticated music producer.While no less rigorous than the BA (Hons) Music Production pathway, the Foundation Degree is more vocational, with most assignments written to either reflect industry practice or enable you to build a professional portfolio of work. A work placement gives you hands-on experience, while a year-long independent project sees you devise and create a fully marketable product.You can choose to complete the course over two years (full-time) or four years (part-time). The Foundation Degree stands alone as a respected qualification, or you can top it up to a full BA with one further year of full-time study, or two years' part-time study.The Foundation Degree is ideal if you:... [-]


Course in Film and TV Foundation Course (Part Time)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Part time 2 semesters January 2019 Australia Melbourne

An intensive part-time filmmaking course for writer/director/editors. Develop your reel adding 3 short film productions. Commence your creative journey towards an exciting new career. [+]

Course in Film and TV Foundation Course (Part-Time) An intensive part-time filmmaking course for writer/director / editors. Develop your reel adding 3 short film productions. Commence your creative journey towards an exciting new career.

Course SummaryCombining lectures and practical workshops, Foundations’ part-time delivery schedule is geared to enable people already studying or working full-time access to many of Australia’s best film industry practitioners and educators within our state of the art facilities.Two short filming exercises (one Super 8 film, one Digital) plus one major short production will be individually written and directed by each student, adding three short films to your reel. Please refer to our downloadable brochure for a more detailed course breakdown (above). Reflecting the philosophy of our full-time programs, we deliver to the individual who is seeking to find their unique creative voice. While the emphasis is on training writer/director/editors, you will also develop your knowledge and practical skills by experiencing the myriad of essential roles required on a film or TV production crew, including producing, sound recording, cinematography and production design.This course provides emerging filmmakers with invaluable access to a wide range of industry professionals, empowering participants with the insight, confidence and connections required to move forward in this competitive industry. All students who complete the year receive a VCA Film and Television Foundation's certificate of completion plus a DVD of all of the works generated throughout the year.... [-]