Preparation for HECourse In-Depth

Course Overview

On the Media Programme students will embark on the following study routes:

STUDY ROUTES – STAGE 1 – EXPLORATORY STAGE

Photography

  • Digital camera use
  • File management
  • Photoshop / Bridge
  • Lighting techniques
  • Photography & cinema
  • Project development
  • Presentation / Critique

Film & Video

  • Storyboarding
  • Video camera use
  • Sound
  • Editing with Premiere
  • Presentation / critique
  • Group work

Students progress from this Stage 1 to the Film or Photography/Animation Pathways below

STUDY ROUTEs – STAGE 2 – PATHWAYS SUBJECTS IN DETAIL

Photography

  • Critical theory
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Studio photography
  • Location lighting
  • Medium format camera use
  • Documentary workshops
  • Book design

Film and Animation

  • Storyboarding
  • Sound & editing workshops
  • Premiere/After Effects
  • Green screen workshop
  • Working with actors
  • Script development
  • Life drawing / drawing for animation
  • Group work
  • Experimental & documentary work

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is based on presentation of project work and takes place on completion of each stage of the course. Assessments are used to provide guidance on your progress and potential in areas of specialist study. The final major project is graded as pass, merit or distinction.