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Creative Arts

Film and Broadcast Production





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2 years - Approximately 2.5 teaching days with 2.5 study days.


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Course Description

Within the Film and Broadcasting course you will develop your understanding of the Film and TV industry learning relevant skills and disciplines required for working in a dynamic, vibrant and thriving work force. Developing the practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of the Film and TV industry, you will research, plan, produce and edit your own work. With the added bonus of working on the Bexley College TV channel (BCTV) and creating short films for the BCTV YouTube page, you will boost your employability skills making you more desirable to employers and universities a like.

Example of Units Covered:

  • Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
  • Working to a Brief in the Creative Media Industry
  • Film and Video Editing Techniques
  • Single Camera Techniques
  • Multi-Camera Techniques
  • Factual Programming Production Techniques for Television
  • Music Video Production
  • Writing Television and Video
  • Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs Grade C or above, including English and Maths
  • OR Level 2 qualification in a similar area at Merit or above with Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Successful interview with College staff
  • Assessment Methods

    All assessments are internal based, assignment briefs are designed by the teaching staff to give great flexibility to the work you are required to produce. Overall there are 19 different units which are required to be completed over the 2 year programme.


  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production (Television and Film) (QCF) 180 Credit.
  • Essential Skills in English or Maths

  • Progression

    This course offers two pathways, one that has an employment link into the Film and TV industry and one that links to the industry via university.


  • Film maker
  • Production Assistant
  • Production producer
  • Director
  • Camera Operator
  • Editor
  • Researcher
  • Production Administrator
  • Actor, entertainer or presenter
  • Photographer
  • Audio-visual or broadcasting equipment operator
  • Contact a member of staff for a list of further job roles
  • University

    This course is also suitable to enable you to progress onto a university course such as a BA (Hons) Degree or a Foundation Degree. From those university courses you may then be able to progress onto a MA Degree course or go into the industry.