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boomsatsuma courses hold immersion and opportunity at their core. The Film & Televsion Extended Diploma changes its projects and students' outcomes year on year, by making new connections with specialists and building industry-facing projects. This allows students to not only gain a valuable qualification, but, at the same time, develop a realistic and well-informed portfolio of experience at the earliest stages of their career.

Course Structure.


Lighting

  • 3 and 4 point lighting

  • High and Low Key Lighting

  • Lighting to create mood and effect

  • Lighting colour temperature


Sound

  • Foley Sound Recording

  • On location sound recording

  • Boom operation and recording dialogue

  • Microphone Selection


Camera

  • Professional Production Camera Skills

  • Manual camera settings

  • Sensor Types (full frame, 35mm, and APS-C)

  • Dynamic Range

  • White Balance

  • Cine Lenses


Software

  • Premiere Pro

  • After Effects

  • Photoshop


Production

  • Colour grading and LUTS

  • Recording Formats

  • Visual Effects, Motion Tracking, Masking, Compositing

  • Titles/Screen Design

  • Video and Audio Transitions

  • Interview setups and techniques

  • Cinematography -framing, camera angles and movements

  • Rigging and Follow Focus

  • Scriptwriting, adaptation, formatting, creating character and building narrative


Extras

  • 2 minutes showreel

  • Professional standards on set

  • Experience in multiple crew roles

  • Understanding and Meeting Competition and Festival Guidelines

  • Directing Actors and Crew


Art & Design

  • Runner

  • Costume/Stylist Assistant

  • Hair/Make up Assistant

  • Art Department Runner

  • Costume Supervisor

  • Art Department Assistant

  • Hair & Makeup Artist

  • Art Director

  • Production Buyer

  • Production Designer

  • Prop Designer

  • Set Designer

  • Hair & Make up Designer

  • Costume Designer/Stylist


Sound & Lighting

  • HIT Room Assistant

  • Art Department Runner

  • Studio Runner

  • Sound Assistant

  • Spark Electrician

  • Lighting Console Operator

  • Grams Operator

  • Lighting Designer

  • Senior Electrician

  • Lighting Director

  • Sound Designer

  • Sound Recordist

  • Sound Supervisor

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Career Progression.


Art & Design

  • Runner

  • Costume/Stylist Assistant

  • Hair/Make up Assistant

  • Art Department Runner

  • Costume Supervisor

  • Art Department Assistant

  • Hair & Makeup Artist

  • Art Director

  • Production Buyer

  • Production Designer

  • Prop Designer

  • Set Designer

  • Hair & Make up Designer

  • Costume Designer/Stylist


Sound & Lighting

  • HIT Room Assistant

  • Art Department Runner

  • Studio Runner

  • Sound Assistant

  • Spark Electrician

  • Lighting Console Operator

  • Grams Operator

  • Lighting Designer

  • Senior Electrician

  • Lighting Director

  • Sound Designer

  • Sound Recordist

  • Sound Supervisor


Camera

  • HIT Room Assistant

  • Art Department Runner

  • Studio Runner

  • Data Wrangler

  • Digital Imaging Technician

  • Camera Assistant

  • Jib Operator

  • Grip

  • Teleprompter

  • Camera Operator

  • Director of Photography

  • Camera Supervisor

  • Camera Operator

  • Lighting Camera Operator


Management & Production

  • Runner

  • Logger

  • Personal Assistant

  • Talent Researcher

  • Development Researcher

  • Assistant Producer

  • Assistant Stage Manager

  • Script Supervisor

  • Floor Manager

  • Talent Manager

  • Production Manager

  • Director

  • Producer

Key Details.

Application Process

Level 3 Extended Diploma worth up to up to 168 Points - equivalent to 3 A* A Levels. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded an overall Distinction*, Distinction, Merit or Pass grade.

Typical Offer

You will need to be on track to get at least five GCSE grades 4 - 9 including Maths and English or BTEC Level 2 Diplomas (at merit or distinction). In exceptional cases we can take students who don’t have GCSE English or Maths at grade 4 or above and we can provide tuition in those qualifications alongside the course.

Qualification

Submit your application online via our website. All candidates are interviewed and selected primarily on their creative ability. Though experience of creative and media subjects are advantageous, we are more interested in energy and commitment, and welcome your application even if you have had little or no experience.

Course Costs

The course is funded for students ages 16-18 at the start of their course, however we ask for a £150 Studio Fee to cover enrichment costs. Students will be eligible to apply for a discretionary bursary to cover this and to assist with travel costs. Students will be expected to contribute to the cost of trips.

Course Duration

Two years, 15 hours a week + studio da

Location Address

Whitchurch Ln, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0BH, UK

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