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Masters degrees in Film Directing offer advanced training in the skills to manage the logistics of film production, including management of staff and equipment.
Taught MA and MFA courses are typical for this subject, though research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes may be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Film Studies.
Courses in this field provide you with a deep understanding of the significant role a director has in relation to other crew members on a given production. Through applied practise, you will develop your skills and technical abilities, advancing your knowledge in the operations and logistics of Film Directing.
Adaptation and collaboration are key components of these courses. You will work with a range of writers, producer, actors, designers and technicians on project for various kinds of film. This could include science and natural history documentaries, feature films, television commercials and television programmes, and even journalism.
Your expertise will cover a range skills, and will therefore make you suitable for other careers such as cinematography, stage management, set management and exhibition curation.
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Explore directing for single-camera film and television productions. Develop your storytelling for screen with our practical, collaborative and theoretical course. . Read more
The Director is central to the creative process in media production. This Master’s is designed to build and develop your knowledge in that field, enabling you to step up to the challenge of delivering award-winning productions. Read more
This course provides the opportunity for you to develop as a thinking practitioner of film-making or television programme-making, someone who is able to innovate while questioning and interrogating existing values and traditions. Read more
The MA Filmmaking (Directing Fiction) is the premier place to develop your skills as a director, working on a range of projects from personal ‘essay’ films to large-scale shoots with professional actors and feature crew. . Read more
DMU has worked with industry partners in developing and delivering the programme, and you will have the opportunity to visit and work with leading film industry training providers in a studio environment. Read more
This course provides a unique environment in which directors can find their individual style and their own distinctive voice. The course is highly practical, giving students the opportunity to make high quality films in our in-house studios or on location. Read more
This unique two-year MA aims to equip students with the skills to write, direct and animate innovative films. NFTS graduate films have won some of the most prestigious awards in animation including the BAFTA for Short Animation for the last five years in a row. Read more
This course aims to give students the tools and the confidence to become successful documentary makers. We put storytelling at the centre of the filmmaking process, while at the same time helping each student to develop their personal voice. Read more
Could you make the next Blue Planet or Wonders of the Universe?. This is the only MA course of its kind in the UK, designed to fast track you into the industry. Read more
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