University of Kent, Brussels Featured Masters Courses
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses
Aberdeen University Featured Masters Courses

Cinematography is at the heart of film and television production, orchestrating camera, lens, light and motion to create the visual aesthetic of the film. This course provides high-level industry staff-expertise and image capture technologies, which will enable you to flourish in the continually evolving arena of imaging for film and television.

The course will help you develop key intellectual and practical skills that meet, or challenge and exceed, current industry practice and expectations. It seeks to develop in parallel; your artistic eye, your technical skills, your team-working skills as part of camera crews, and your collaborative skills working with directors.

The course is suited to those who have some previous experience in filmmaking or photography, have a good aesthetic sense and critical eye and wish to develop these further. We would also welcome those who come with professional experience and wish to further develop their creative skills and showreel, while undertaking an immersive learning experience in the theory and practice of cinematography.

You may have an undergraduate qualification in a related subject or may be able to show your suitability for this programme of study through associated work-experience or evidence of and outputs from other related activities.

The specialist production units provide an environment in which to develop creative skills, technical proficiency in digital camera and lighting, narrative storytelling and collaborative working. The crossframework units develop critical analysis, research methods and perspectives on the changing media industry and your role within it.

This course is accredited by the International Moving Image Society (IMIS). You will use industry-standard technology, and learn from academic experts whose research and industry expertise will equip you to make the most of the evolving digital marketplace.

Core units

  • Camera - Image, Style & Motion: Develop skills for employment in the field of digital camera operation and lighting. You'll become familiar with a range of camera, grip and lighting equipment and use these for completing projects through independent working and collaboration.
  • Narrative Constructions: Establishing a social, cultural and intellectual context for production work on the course, in combination with the other practical and professional skills taught, this unit offers a critical foundation for the effective completion of production work. You'll collectively engage with narrative theory in a critical and analytical forum.
  • Exploring Creative Camera & Lighting Techniques: Knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the field of digital camera operation and lighting. You will learn how to use a range of camera, grip and lighting equipment for documentary production, and spend most of your time in a production environment. All projects are filmed in collaboration with MA Directing Digital Film and Television students.
  • Professional Practice: An introduction to key concepts, skills and knowledge you'll need for employment in the media industries.

Careers

This degree aims to develop creative skills, techniques and collaborative approaches which will prepare you for employment in today’s evolving media industry. Through collaborative and individual production you will build up a strong and distinctive showreel, which will prepare you for entry into the industry. Future career roles could be as diverse as natural history cinematographers, television camera operators, or feature film directors of photography.

The course has been awarded accreditation by the International Moving Image Society (IMIS) in recognition of its professionalism and industry relevance in moving image education and training.


Visit the MA Cinematography for Film and Television page on the Bournemouth University website for more details!

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...


Enquire About This Course

Recipient: Bournemouth University

* required field

Please correct the errors indicated below to send your enquiry


Your enquiry has been emailed successfully