In recent years, a new type of media professional has emerged. Multi-skilled and familiar with a range of media platforms, they drive creative industries in new and exciting directions. This Media Production course provides students who are keen to work in cutting-edge media industries with opportunities to develop a unique set of skills and experiences. You will cover a range of subjects including interactive design, contemporary moving image, web technologies, graphics and animation right from your first year. You will also have opportunities to develop in progressive and emergent fields such as app development and Virtual Reality, with tools including GoPro VR and Google Project Tango.
Work placements are built into the curriculum, giving you essential real-world skills and industry contacts. Students have worked for many high-profile media outlets including production companies, newspapers and start-ups, producing exciting digital content. Strong links with industry mean that you will be able to meet and learn from respected practitioners. Guests at the annual media school festival have included YouTube entrepreneurs Yogscast and head of digital for BT Sport’s social media content editor, Leigh Moore.
You can also take part in field trips, previously we have visited the BBC, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Amsterdam for a transmedia project and NBC New York, taking a tour of sets including the newsroom, Saturday Night Live and the Rosie O'Donnell Show.