Filmmaking Post Production

BA (Hons)

Join one of the only courses in the country that specialises in editing, sound, grading and VFX.

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Filmmaking Post Production

BA (Hons)

Launching September 2024


SEPT 2023



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Join one of the only courses in the country that specialises in editing, sound, grading and VFX.

From editing and sound to grading and VFX, this is the only undergraduate degree in the UK to specialise in film post production. The course has been co-created with Bristol’s world class film and TV companies to train the next generation of post production specialists.

We focus on the jobs available in the ever-expanding field of post production. You'll learn online and offline editing, colour grading, DIT, sound design and specialist training in broadcast delivery. Not only that but you'll make loads of films while getting plenty of support with your individual creative and professional development.

Why choose this course?


Learn from our expert team at Bristol's only Film School.


Network with global leaders in film and television.


Work directly with Post Production companies around the city.

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Our modules are designed to give you a solid understanding of the foundations of filmmaking with an emphasis on editing, sound, grading, finishing and delivery. From year one you'll network with and gain work experience from companies including Films at 59, Gorilla, Evolutions, Doghouse Post Production and Plimsoll Productions.

Where can this course take you?

This course will help you gain the skills to work in the film, streaming and TV industries. Graduates are well placed to apply for roles such as colourist, grading assistant, ADR editor, sound assistant, deliverables producer and digital imaging technician (DIT), alongside many others.


Our Film School is based at the Tobacco Factory in the centre of Bristol’s vibrant arts district. You'll also work out of boomsatsuma Studios in BS4, as well as on location with numerous industry partners. Across our locations you can access production and post production suites (Avid, DaVinci), a green screen studio, cameras (Arri, Blackmagic, Sony), and sound and lighting equipment.

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Killing Bugs

Jack Lee Pitchford

A short documentary detailing the impact of a father’s suicide on the family. Utilising archive material, animation and audio interviews, the film is about the long-lasting impact of suicide. However, this is not a suicide prevention story. This is Jack’s story.

Killing Bugs is a collaboration between the Filmmaking Production and Post Production pathways as part of the 2nd year Documentary module.

Written and Directed by Jack Lee Pitchford

Producer - Alex Langley<br/>Assistant Producer - Suhail Mansour<br/>Executive Producer - Brodie Clark

Camera Operators - Dan Tiley, Jacob Guyatt and Jack Lee Pitchford<br/>Sound Recordist - Alex Langley<br/>Lighting/Art Department - Jack Wadsworth<br/>Animation/Art Department - Max Bracey

Editors - Ben Goodwin and Fabian Osbourne<br/>Colour Grade - Ben Goodwin<br/>Sound Design - Ben Goodwin





We welcome applications from imaginative and motivated people from all backgrounds.

A range of qualifications are accepted with the main ones listed below. Applicants are also considered on an individual basis. So even if you don't have the grades, you can contact us to talk about your options.

A Level:  


BTEC Extended Diploma:  


T Level:  


Interview:  Yes

Interview:  No

Applications are made through UCAS and are administered by our validation partner Bath Spa University.

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Fees for UK full time student applying to start one our degree programmes in 2023/24 are as follows:

Year 1:  £9,250
Year 2:  Published Jan 2024
Year 3:  Published Jan 2025

For more information about fees, visit Bath Spa University's guidance on Tuition fees and Student finance

If you have questions about student finance, or need some help, talk to us at an Open day or Email

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