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  • Film and Digital Media Production

    Designed to meet the challenges of the modern media, film industry and computer games, the degree programmes in Film and Digital Media Production at Brookes prepare students with the multi-platform skills, professional expertise, intellectual proficiency and knowledge required by one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the UK. Taught by inspirational academics, award winning industry professionals and supported by visiting tutors, scholars and alumni from the film, TV and games industry and higher education, students will join a dynamic and vibrant creative hub in the School of Arts within which to develop imaginative and critical work. Recent graduates have gone on to work for Universal, HBO, BBC, Framestore, The Discovery Channel and Sky TV.

  • Guest Speakers 

    • Ken Loach - Director: I, Daniel Blake
    • Terry Ackland-Snow - Art Director: Aliens (1986), Batman (1989), Dark Crystal (1982), The Living Daylights (1987)
    • Paul Webster – Producer: Atonement (2007)
    • Arti Shah – Performer: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)
    • Sandra Hebron – Former Head of of London Film Festival, National Film and TV School
    • Quicksilver Media – Emmy and BAFTA award winning current affairs Production Company
    • Nick O’Dwyer – Golden Globe and BAFTA award winning documentary filmmaker
    • Andrew Pulver – Film Critic and Editor
    • Gillian Kelly – Producer, reporter and journalist for ITN and Good Morning Britain
    • Johannes Roberts – Director: 47 Metres Down (2017)
    • John Fewings – NBC Universal/Freelance Acquisitions/Producer
    • Deborah Allison – Senior Programmer, Picturehouse
    • Becky Hallsmith – Manager, Ultimate Picture Palace
  • Research

    Film Studies staff research strengths focus around a number of themes built upon key specialists in European and American popular cinema and serial television. Digital Media Production researchers embrace creative projects that test new technologies and produce digital media outputs.