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Directing and Producing Television Entertainment - MA

National Film and Television School National Film and Television School

Full time January MA 2 years full-time

About the course

Could you create a hit format like Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice or Gogglebox? Would you like to direct a rock band in our multi-camera 4K TV studio?

This innovative course is designed to fast-track students into the TV entertainment industry. We run our course like a production company – at any given time we are either in pre-production, shooting or post-production – with our students pitching, producing and directing their own TV shows.

What you will study

This intensely practical course focuses on major entertainment genres, including factual entertainment, game shows, magazine shows and music shows. Students learn to develop, script, produce and direct their own programmes – with all production costs met by the school.

Students experience the programme cycle from the brainstorming

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their passion, commitment and talent for developing a career in Entertainment Television.

While many applicants will have a degree from a British or overseas university, we will consider applicants who do not have a degree if they have an impressive portfolio, a creative track record (for instance, in theatre or other arts) or an alternative qualification.

Course Content

Open days

19 March 2021
Cameras, Sound and Vision Mixing Diplomas - Virtual Open Day

27 March 2021
Production Management / Assistant Directing Diplomas - Virtual Open Day

Where is National Film and Television School


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