Media Skills Activity Days
CFF we will hold 3 different Higher Level Skills Activity days with different media focuses including photography, animation, advertising, digital content, broadcast, digital visualisation, television and film production. Participants will be encouraged not to drop in but to attend half day sessions and provided with different activities . (The minimum participation time is 4 hrs)
We’ll be running our first Media Skills session at The Poly in Falmouth on Sat November 11th from 10:30-12:30. If you’d like to join free of charge click the link below and register yourself. There’s only a limited number of places on the activity day so don’t miss you chance!
What is the course about?
Get Creative is a practical work-related course. The course is aimed at participants who wish to pursue a higher level media course that also prepares them for vocational training or employment.
What can I do to prepare myself to study this subject?
Watch a wide range of films and TV programmes. Regularly read the newspaper or news online, from a high quality source such as www.theguardian.com or www.bbc.co.uk. Try making films, publishing some journalism, making your own blog using your camera phone / laptop and free software. Useful text books include The Media Student’s Book- Branston and Stafford.
Where can this lead me?
Many of our students choose to go to study Media Production, Film and TV Studies, Sports and Media, Multimedia production, Journalism, and Marketing.
What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?
There are trips including visits to TV studios and free film screenings.You will also have the opportunity to participate in community media projects. We have strong links with media professionals and we regularly invite them to work with participants.
What units/topics will be studied?
You will develop practical skills to enable you to produce your own media products as well as developing your creative skills. You will research and analyse media, look at careers in media industries, produce videos, print products, photography and video editing. Participants will undertake production tasks from different areas, based on one of three Production Briefs you will be able to choose from three options
Is it for me ?
Yes for everyone, of all abilities. The vocational learning style is completely different from formal exams. Participants may research their topics and present results in a wide variety of ways. You don’t have to work alone – group interaction can often play an important part, for example through teamwork but our aim is that you produce something for yourself.