Met Film School

Introduction

Met Film School is an exciting place to be, especially since we're in the heart of the famous Ealing Studios, well-known for the high-profile productions like Notting Hill, Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and many more.

We're not just a school. We're part of the Met Film group consisting of the school, Met Film Production and Met Film Post. Unlike any other film school we are completely integrated within the film industry. Met Film Production develops and produces a number of feature films each year and Met Film Post is a leading post-production business, specialising in end-to-end sound and picture post.

Practical experience:
 At Met Film School you learn by doing. Our students write, produce, direct and edit their own short films, supported by our high-caliber tutors who are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars.

Preparing you for your career: 
We work hard to prepare our students to make films that will work in cinema or tv but We also understand film in the broader sense, and prepare students for new career paths within the changing digital landscape by providing insight into the various platforms through which film can now be enjoyed, from Internet video-on-demand to mobile phones and HD TV.

Recognised quality. 
Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as ‘At the forefront of film pedagogy’ by the QAA

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MA Filmmaking - Cinematography

Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA Cinematography course offers the opportunity for you to learn the finer points of modern motion picture photography. Through this hands-on course you will gain the practical skills and knowledge required to work with cameras in today’s creative industries. [+]

The MA Cinematography programme at Met Film School is a one year, full time, postgraduate course designed for students who want to study the practical aspects of camera and lighting techniques within accepted industry standards and practices. Practical. You will have the opportunity to work on 35mm and will engage in a variety of shooting exercises on location, interiors/exteriors, night exteriors etc. Team work. You will work with other students (MA directors and MA writers) on location exercises. Real-life experience. You will find real world clients and use your negotiation, business development and team management skills to secure a brief and to produce commercial content. Industry facing. You will have a chance to learn from famous cinematographers, camera operators, focus pullers and steadi-cam operators. Our guest visitors include professionals like legendary cinematographer Chung Chung-Hoon (Old Boy, Stoker, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl). Master your craft at cinematography through our hands-on courses, taught by award winning tutors. Progress your abilities as a cinematographer across a wide range of contexts while you learn the key techniques, creative approaches and organisational skills involved in camera operation. What you will study Induction Lab Cinematography Boot Camp Crafting Narrative Through Cinematography. Commercial Cinematography Specialist Cinematography Research and Project Methods Master’s Project Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry.As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course and have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants without the required degree but with relevant work or industry experience are still invited to apply. [-]

MA Filmmaking - Directing

Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom London

This MA course is designed to give students a comprehensive grasp of the creative and technical responsibilities of directors today, within a historical, cultural and industrial context. It features practical training aimed at developing the skills needed for a successful career in directing screened content. [+]

This MA course is designed to give students a comprehensive grasp of the creative and technical responsibilities of directors today, within a historical, cultural and industrial context. It features practical training aimed at developing the skills needed for a successful career in directing screened content. Recent graduates have gone onto screen their work and win awards at festivals including the London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, The East End Film Festival. Graduates have also set up their own production companies, creating a range of content from music videos, web series and promotional commercial content for clients. In addition to our industry professional tutors, who have honed their skills in the film and television industries, students can reinforce their learning from masterclasses with world renowned directors – such as David Yates (Harry Potter films) and Stephen Frears (Bugsy Malone, The Killing Fields). Through a dynamic blend of seminars, practical workshops, exercises and screenings, students will focus on the core elements of visual language, narrative storytelling and performance. This programme is delivered in 3 key phases outlined below. Course structure Induction Lab Directing Boot Camp The Story and The Actor Director’s Craft and Creative Collaboration Advanced Visual Storytelling Research and Project Methods Master’s Project Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Entry Requirements: To apply for the MA in Filmmaking you will need to be 18 years of age or older at the time the course starts. Applicants must have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Applicants without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits. [-]

MA Filmmaking - Documentary and Factual

Campus Full time March 2017 United Kingdom London

Whether you want to make observational documentaries, promote social activism or create the next Gogglebox, this MA programme will empower you to take creative ideas inspired by the real world and turn them into screen products. [+]

Whether you want to make observational documentaries, promote social activism or create the next Gogglebox, this MA programme will empower you to take creative ideas inspired by the real world and turn them into screen products. This MA programme focuses on a creative, practical and conceptual framework for making documentaries and factual programming across the contemporary media landscape. Our key aim is to equip students to film reality from a variety of perspectives, understanding and sometimes challenging traditional interpretations of the documentary and its modes of delivery. Students will graduate with the necessary skills and mind-set for a career in the creative media industries. Today’s audiences can watch documentaries and factual programmes at cinemas and art galleries, on television and iPhones, or via YouTube and Vimeo. As traditional definitions and technological innovation expand the array of opportunities to film and document reality have never been more exciting, dynamic or diverse. Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Entry Requirements: To apply for the MA Documentary and Factual you will need to be 18 years of age or older at the time the course starts. Applicants must have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Applicants without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits. [-]

MA Filmmaking - Postproduction

Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA Postproduction programme offers industry specific and practical training, designed by commercially practicing professionals. The programme will expose students to ‘real life’ creative enterprise, working for external clients through the programme’s Industry Project as well as providing the unique opportunity to edit a feature film, all of which help students to jump start their careers with practical and highly effective credits and experience. [+]

Met Film School is not just a film school, but effectively part of the film industry, with its own sound stage as well as commercial production and post production companies within West London’s famous Ealing Studios. Studying an MA in Postproduction will enable you to learn alongside the professional post production arm with opportunities to work with a commercial team in the same high end grading, sound mixing and recording facilities. The MA Postproduction programme offers industry specific and practical training, designed by commercially practicing professionals. The programme will expose students to ‘real life’ creative enterprise, working for external clients through the programme’s Industry Project as well as providing the unique opportunity to edit a feature film, all of which help students to jump start their careers with practical and highly effective credits and experience. Met Film School is a full member of the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT). The MA Postproduction programme is a one-year, full time, postgraduate programme, which focuses on the creative and technical skills required to work in the creative industries at a professional level within a range of postproduction sectors. Students will learn to use the latest techniques and tools, equipping them to pursue careers in areas such as offline editing, sound design, grading and visual effects. They will explore workflow and the business of postproduction across a range of budget levels and gain experience in collaborating effectively in large production environments as a team or as ‘all in one’ postproduction freelancers. Training will include software such as; Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere, Audition, Prelude & After Effects. Students will work from their own dedicated high performance Mac workstations utilising highspeed RAID storage, Blackmagic Design I/O hardware and broadcast quality video monitoring. Recognising Avid’s importance in drama and long form programming, students will also be given the opportunity to gain a professional Avid certification in addition to their Master’s degree to further enhance their employability in these sectors. The MA Postproduction programme is divided into three phases, consisting of six modules worth 20 credits each and a final Masters project module worth 60 credits. PHASE 1 The Phase 1 modules, 'Induction Lab' and 'Postproduction Boot Camp', are designed to introduce students to the essential creative and technical skills required for postproduction, which will form the basis of the modules that follow. Fundamentals in software skills, workflow and creative technique will be explored as well as providing an investigation into the business practices and career options of the industry. PHASE 2 Phase 2 begins with 'Advanced Editing', which explores the craft and techniques of offline editing. In this module students will develop their Avid skills with the 201 certification training and embark on editing a feature length project. Students progress onto 'Essential Visual Effects' during which they learn how to create and integrate visual effects and motion graphics. They also have the opportunity to work with fellow students from other programmes to produce an industry project in response to a live external client brief. Phase 2 culminates with 'Picture and Sound Finishing', which examines the post production life cycle, with particular emphasis on audio mixing and picture finishing. Students will take an in depth look at colour grading and online editing as well as sound design and mixing. The 'Research and Project Methods' module runs throughout Phase 2 and, as the name suggests, prepares students for the Master’s project, which they undertake in Phase 3. PHASE 3 The final phase of the programme is devoted to the 'Master’s project' where students will work independently under the guidance of a project supervisor to develop a creative or technical postproduction project. Together with the various practical exercises completed throughout the course, this final Master’s project will form part of the portfolio that students take away upon graduation. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course and have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants without the required degree but with relevant work or industry experience are still invited to apply. [-]

MA Filmmaking - Producing

Campus Full time March 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA Producing programme is a one-year, full time, postgraduate course. The programme offers a broad curriculum covering the creative aspects of producing, but in a business context, so that students gain an appreciation of distribution, financing and marketing. Students develop skills across a range of media platforms, including film, television and emerging digital technologies. [+]

The MA Producing programme is a one-year, full time, postgraduate course. The programme offers a broad curriculum covering the creative aspects of producing, but in a business context, so that students gain an appreciation of distribution, financing and marketing. Students develop skills across a range of media platforms, including film, television and emerging digital technologies. Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses The programme acknowledges the skills required by a producer in today’s rapidly changing film and media environment. During the course you will create a One Page Feature Film Proposal, Episodic Television Series Pitch and Bible, Film or Television Series Finance Plan, New Media Business Proposal, Case Studies of Leading UK or International Media Companies, Case Studies featuring 1-1 interviews with company executives and producers, 3 online videos for commercial and/or charitable clients, and a Master’s Project of either short film, TV pilot, Web Series or Commercial. You will be equipped with the key skills needed to find ‘real world’ clients and manage creative teams in your very own industry project and you will pitch projects to television commissioning editors, Creative Industry ‘Angel’ investors and film industry professionals at a top International Film Festival. You will also spend two weeks at a major creative media industry company and hear from a wide range of traditional and new media speakers at regular Masterclasses and Industry Seminars. Why Met Film School? Famous facilities in Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Our degree course was described as 'At the forefront of film pedagogy' by the QAA Leading the industry.As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course and have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants without the required degree but with relevant work or industry experience are still invited to apply. [-]

MA Filmmaking - Screenwriting

Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA Screenwriting programme teaches students the craft skills writers need in today’s creative industries, with tutors who have extensive work experience within these industries, having written for film, TV and web series. [+]

Of all the skills that a creative media professional must possess, the ability to generate a great idea and communicate it to an audience is arguably the most important. This is why screenwriters are at the heart of the creative industries; they take the kernel of an idea and transform it into something dynamic, emotional and meaningful. Where better to develop these vital career skills than at Met Film School, based at Ealing Studios, a name synonymous with great storytelling for over a hundred years? The MA Screenwriting programme teaches students the craft skills writers need in today’s creative industries, with tutors who have extensive work experience within these industries, having written for film, TV and web series. Through a series of seminars, practical workshops and writing labs, you not only develop key technical skills, but also learn the importance of a distinctive writing style. You will learn the essential components of delivering your ideas effectively on the page as well as through a compelling verbal pitch. Met Film School is a full member of the International Association of Film and Television Schools (CILECT). This programme offers several unique features, which include the opportunity to see actors perform your work at a table reading and to receive professional script development support from leading UK film and TV production companies. Through writing workshops and individual tutorial support you will hone your skillset to create top quality work across platforms, including film, TV and radio. During this course you will create a portfolio of projects, including a short film script, feature film and TV treatments, industry standard script reports and a long form Master’s Project script. You will also get the chance to write short video content for external clients during the industry project that gives you the opportunity to further showcase your talents. The MA Screenwriting programme at Met Film School is a one-year, full time, postgraduate course. Students explore what it takes to be a professional screenwriter in today’s creative industries through the development of key storytelling skills, including the relationship between audience and genre, translating ideas into marketable scripts, understanding the marketplace for film, understanding the development process, producing industry-standard script reports, television and new media, the role of script development and the vital relationship between writer and producer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course and have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants without the required degree but with relevant work or industry experience are still invited to apply. [-]

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Address Ealing Green
W5 5EP, United Kingdom
Website http://www.metfilmschool.co.uk/
Phone +44 20 8280 9119