Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction

Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction

Looking to build your future in the screen industries? MetFilm School is the perfect place to turn your passion into practice. Working closely with leading industry professionals, we offer you a career-focused, cutting-edge, practical learning experience.

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OVERVIEW

Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction

Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction is an intensive course for students looking for training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques, covering the core areas including editing, colour grading, audio mixing and visual effects. This course is suitable for beginners, no previous experience is required.


WHY TAKE THE COURSE?

The Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction course gives students the opportunity to explore the world of post-production editing, colour grading and deliverables, using MetFilm School’s high-end grading, sound mixing and recording equipment.

The Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction is designed to improve the understanding, knowledge, and practice in the following core areas:

  • Know how to tell a good narrative story through editing.  
  • Develop an understanding of post-production workflows, processes, and disciplines. 
  • Learn how to utilise audio to enhance the storytelling process. 
  • Use colour-grading techniques to maximise the visual impact of films. 
  • Apply core skills in visual effects production to aid the completion of films. 
  • Learn a range of ways to compress and distributing platforms.  
  • Be able to utilize continuity editing to relay new information to viewer. 
  • Understand script analysis and the elliptical nature of film. 
  • Understand the key areas of postproduction organisational structure. 
  • Understand the importance of naming conventions. 
  • Be able to work with different genres and analyse and adept editing techniques.


WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Students will explore the following key areas during the Part-Time Six-Month Postproduction course:

Post Production Workflows. Students will learn how to move media in into a nonlinear editing software, and perform an offline edit, to picture lock and then exporting. Finishing will include using software for audio mixing, VFX corrections, colour grading and delivery.

Creative Edit and the Storytelling Process. Students will learn how to organise media and will be taught the basics of narrative storytelling in post production.

Colour Grading. Students will learn how to work within a professional finishing and grading tool, how to make primary colour correction, secondary colour correction, and delivery to a variety of platforms.

Visual Effects. Students will learn to manage the integration of invisible effects within the editing process.

Digital Deliverables. Students will learn how to create deliverables for a variety of platforms and will have learn how compression informs their choices.

Post Production Roles. The role of the editor; the responsibilities and the hierarchy that they work in will be reviewed. Also, the changing face of the editorial department and the relationships with other stakeholders.  

The Course Outline below describes the key craft areas and skills you will cover during your course.


Dates & Prices

  • 6 October 2021 — 13 April 2022
  • 27 April 2022 — 5 October 2022
  • Price

    £4,500

    Minimum Age: 18 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: This course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this, please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Six Months, Part-Time.

  • Price

    £4,500

    Minimum Age: 18 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: This course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this, please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    In order to make enrolment as fair as possible and to enhance your learning experience, please be aware that we have a limited number of places available for each course intake and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information regarding our application procedure, please see the following link, or contact our Admissions team on +44 (0) 20 8280 9119 or email info@metfilmschool.co.uk

    Duration: Six Months, Part-Time.


CAREERS

YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR PRIORITY

From the very first day at MetFilm School, we concentrate on employability. Students and graduates of MetFilm School will gain access to our dedicated careers advice department MetFilm Futures, who focus on supporting you and ensuring you develop the skills needed to succeed in the industry.

MetFilm Production, our sister production company, offers 3-4 in house work experience placements per year for MetFilm School graduates. Selected graduates work in a variety of capacities on all of MetFilm Production’s films such as award-winning The Reason I Jump, 23 Walks and Swimming with Men.

Our graduates work across the industry as VFX Artists, Directors, TV Assistant Producers, Script Editors, On-Air Producers, Campaign Managers and many more besides. Below are just some of the companies our graduates have gone onto work for.

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WHY METFILM SCHOOL?

  • Based in the world-famous Ealing Studios. MetFilm School is based within Ealing Studios, along with numerous other companies and businesses. Our location creates a great screen industry context for the School but does not bring access to shoots or other studio activities. Watch our London Campus Tour
  • Occasionally opportunities do arise for our students which are advertised through our career’s advice department, MetFilm Futures. MetFilm School does have its own studio space; Stage 5 – which is mostly used by those studying on our MA Cinematography course. It is also accessible on a case-by-case basis to students shooting films and other kinds of project but has to be booked in advance.
  • Award-winning tutors. MetFilm School’s tutors are working screen professionals – TV and film directors, producers, screenwriters, editors, animators and other industry specialists with numerous awards, including BAFTA, Emmy and Oscar nominations.
  • Through working closely with our sister companiesMetFilm Production and MetFilm Sales, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. These 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 ScreenSkills Select.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have collated much of the useful information we are often asked about on our Frequently Asked Questions page.