Filmmaking Production

BA (Hons)

Join our Production team at boomsatsuma Film School and build the skills to land a job in film and TV.

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Filmmaking Production

BA (Hons)

Launching September 2024


SEPT 2023



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Join our Production team at boomsatsuma Film School and build the skills to land a job in film and TV.

Join us at Bristol’s only Film School and learn the skills you need to get a job in the film and TV industry. This dynamic and exciting course has been co-created with Bristol’s incredible film and TV production companies, so what we teach you is bang up to date. We're connected to the best studios in the city and that means you will get to network with the best in the business - from the BBC to Films at 59.

Choose this degree and we'll help you develop the specialist skills you need for all aspects of film production. If you're interested in cinematography, scriptwriting, directing, producing or the technical side of film-making, this is the right course for you.

Why choose this course?


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


Make loads of films, from short films and dramas to documentary.


Network with global leaders in film and television.

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You'll learn producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, sound and art department, alongside specific industry roles like camera assistant, boom operator, set builder and production manager. Right from year one you'll network with and gain work experience - from documentaries at BBC Factual and Natural History Unit to feature films and drama.

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 production manager, camera operator, assistant editor, lighting trainee, production designer and cinematographer, 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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