This course examines the history, techniques and creative impact of film and equips students to make their own films, informed by that knowledge and those skills.
The qualification is developed and accredited by the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
Funded by Screen Scotland Screen Education Edinburgh have just completed a third year of delivering the qualification to young people aged 16 to 21 from Edinburgh & Lothians. The course involves the study of 2 units, with each youngster completing a portfolio of work including a short film, whilst studying towards and completing an exam, focusing on the history, techniques and theory of film. Progression towards Film & TV study at further and higher education is a key aim for many participants each year, whilst others use the skills and knowledge gained to progress towards entry level roles in film, TV and the wider creative industries.