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This course gives you the chance to develop, produce and complete a short cinema film to professional standards. This course is ideal for ambitious directors, producers or writers looking to make the leap to professional filmmaking, or seasoned professionals looking to work on the big screen. Develop your existing skills to a near-professional level, collaborating with students and working practitioners alike to create a fully funded short film, documentary, feature film script or similar finished creative product.
The entry requirement for this course is a Master's Degree in Film in order to be eligible for this course. All applicants must submit a portfolio of work that best shows their abilities as a screenwriter, producer or director. including: 1. A full CV and personal statement highlighting what you consider to be your most significant experience and achievements in education, work and life, why you want to undertake the course and what you hope to achieve in your career in film (maximum two pages). 2. Tangible evidence of your achievements: - for writers, a completed short or feature film script. Preferably of a film that has been produced (in which case, please include a copy of the film) together with short extracts from other scripts (maximum additional 20 pages in total) - for producers, a show reel of projects already produced plus a two-page summary of projects in production/development - for directors, one DVD (or VHS tape) of a completed (preferably short) film and showreel of other work 3. A proposal outlining the type of projects that you envisage writing, producing or directing if your application is successful (maximum two pages). 4. Please identify a writer / producer / director whose work you particularly admire and tell us why. List your strengths and weaknesses as writer/director/producer and identify which aspect of your discipline you want to develop and improve during the programme.
English Language Requirements
Students applying to a postgraduate programme are not required to take an English language test such as IELTS, as long as the bachelor degree was taught and examined in English and they hold Malaysian Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) English Language 1119 at Grade C and above (grades 1-6).
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