School of Film & Television

We’ve taught filmmaking at Falmouth for over 50 years. Our state-of-the-art kit and facilities, placement opportunities, industry connections and sheer enthusiasm for telling stories help us produce award-winning, employable graduates.

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School of Film & Television at Falmouth University

Focusing on getting you into the film and television industry, we offer an immersive and demanding experience across the full range of creative production roles and responsibilities - in both the technical and conceptual aspects of filmmaking.

Our honorary fellows include the founders of Aardman Animation, Peter Lord and David Sproxton, Black Mirror and Doctor Who director Toby Haynes, and film producer and BFI executive Mary Burke.

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Our Film and Television courses

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Seagull Hammerhead Animation - Sydney Murphy

Animation BA(Hons)

Bring your ideas to life through the world of animation. We’ll support you in developing original,...

Animation BA(Hons)
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Costume Design for Film and Television 2024

Costume Design for Film & Television BA(Hons)

On this dynamic course, you’ll cultivate the practical, creative and theoretical skills needed to ...

Costume Design for Film & Television BA(Hons)
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Film

Film & Television MA

Based in our world-class film school and supported by specialist, award-winning staff, you’ll hone...

Film & Television MA
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Film & Television MA (Online)

Film & Television MA (Online)

Establish your unique voice and develop the skills and knowledge needed to establish an impactful an...

Film & Television MA (Online)
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Film dubbing suite

Film BA(Hons)

Immerse yourself in the world of film, where time, space, form and creative ideas translate into mea...

Film BA(Hons)
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Illustration students

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)

Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...

Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)
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Post Production & Visual Effects BA(Hons)

Take your first steps in building a career on this industry-focused course, which covers all aspects...

Post Production & Visual Effects BA(Hons)
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Prosthetic Effects MA

Prosthetic Effects MA

Launch your career in prosthetic effects with this unique course. Working hand-in-hand with world-cl...

Prosthetic Effects MA
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Television & Film Production BA(Hons)

Discover how to create everything from high-end dramas with full scale crews through to fast moving ...

Television & Film Production BA(Hons)

Media equipment and facilities

From animation studios and post-production suites to camera, lighting and audio equipment available to hire, our world-class media facilities help students get ready for industry.

Explore our facilities
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The School of Film & Television Guest Lectures

From the Director Toby Haynes and BFI Talent Executive Alice Cabañas, to the Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, our film and television guest speakers come from all corners of the industry.

Read about guest lectures
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News

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Online film and television master's

How an online master's in film and television can help you to excel in the industry

17 February 2023

In this article we explore three ways that online postgraduate study can help you to excel in the dy...

How an online master's in film and television can help you to excel in the industry
ARRI visit gives School of Film & Television students a career boost
ARRI visit gives School of Film & Television students a career boost

Industry visit: ARRI visit gives School of Film & Television students a career boost

23 May 2024

ARRI – the global leader in technology for the broadcast, film and television industry – paid ou...

Industry visit: ARRI visit gives School of Film & Television students a career boost
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Glorious Failures | with BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin

22 March 2024

What could BAFTA-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin possibly know about failure? Watch this interview wit...

Glorious Failures | with BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin
Film graduate Faith Glenister operating a camera on a film set

'Barbie' and beyond: how Film BA graduate Faith Glenister is breaking into camerawork 

22 February 2024

As Barbie bids for best picture at the 2024 Oscars ceremony, we thought it was the perfect time to ...

'Barbie' and beyond: how Film BA graduate Faith Glenister is breaking into camerawork 
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The Afterglow of Ragnarok

New music videos for Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson produced by Falmouth lecturers, alumni and students

15 February 2024

School of Film & Television Associate Lecturer Ryan Mackfall has directed two new music videos for r...

New music videos for Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson produced by Falmouth lecturers, alumni and students
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Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter

19 January 2024

Introducing Ben Peddle: a 2023 BA(Hons) Television (now BA(Hons) Television & Film Production) gradu...

Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter
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Enys Men Woman

Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films

19 December 2023

Mark Jenkin's 'Enys Men' lands fourth place in Rolling Stone's '10 Best Horror Movies of 2023' list.

Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films
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Enys Men Live Score

Introducing: The Cornish Sound Unit (a music project by Mark Jenkin & Dion Star)

06 December 2023

Mark Jenkin and Dion Star perform Enys Men live score as The Cornish Sound Unit.

Introducing: The Cornish Sound Unit (a music project by Mark Jenkin & Dion Star)
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Charles Jackson

From ‘Doc Martin’ to ‘Doctor Who’: Graduate Charles Jackson's TV career to date

28 November 2023

From landing his first job with 'Doc Martin' to joining the VFX team for 'Doctor Who', Charles Jack...

From ‘Doc Martin’ to ‘Doctor Who’: Graduate Charles Jackson's TV career to date
Red Herring
Red Herring

Falmouth student wins Best UK Feature at Raindance Film Festival for his work on ‘Red Herring’

27 November 2023

Red Herring, directed by Kit Vincent, tells the story of the director’s discovery of a late-stage ...

Falmouth student wins Best UK Feature at Raindance Film Festival for his work on ‘Red Herring’
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Dr Jem Mackay using an Avid S6 mixing desk crop

Creative collaboration expert Dr Jem Mackay on its power in filmmaking

20 November 2023

Dr Jem Mackay, course leader for Falmouth’s Film & Television (Online) MA, is a filmmaker and arti...

Creative collaboration expert Dr Jem Mackay on its power in filmmaking
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Debs Paterson shooting a documentary about the making of Star Wars. Courtesy of www.directorsnow.com.

Falmouth course leader's feminist journal reaches publication milestone

16 November 2023

Dr Anna Misiak has just published the twelfth issue of 'MAI Feminism & Visual Culture' (MAI), an onl...

Falmouth course leader's feminist journal reaches publication milestone
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Jane Pugh

Award-winning filmmaker Jane Pugh on the ‘storytelling impulse’

08 November 2023

School of Film & Television lecturer Jane Pugh is an award-winning screen and stage writer. In this ...

Award-winning filmmaker Jane Pugh on the ‘storytelling impulse’
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Rich Scott

Why I chose to study MA Film & Television online

01 November 2023

Film & Television MA (Online) student Rich Scott tells us all about why he chose to study for his ma...

Why I chose to study MA Film & Television online
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Sam Bestwick work

Falmouth graduate wins South West Award at Encounters Film Festival

20 October 2023

Fine Art BA(Hons) graduate and Falmouth Campus Stores staff member Sam Bestwick has won the South We...

Falmouth graduate wins South West Award at Encounters Film Festival

Career-boosting placements at Eastenders and Warner Bros for aspiring production students

20 September 2023

Second-year Post Production & Visual Effects BA(Hons) students August Goff and Tia Mullins secured w...

Career-boosting placements at Eastenders and Warner Bros for aspiring production students
Shooting on Bodmin Moor for Dean Puckett's debut feature film
Dean Puckett Film Shoot BTS 10

Photo credit: Jake Cunliffe, Television BA(Hons) graduate

Filming wraps on Falmouth lecturer’s new folk horror film, crewed by students and staff

17 August 2023

Falmouth University’s emerging filmmakers have enjoyed the chance to develop their technical and p...

Filming wraps on Falmouth lecturer’s new folk horror film, crewed by students and staff
Faith Glenister with Rodrigo Prieto on Barbie film set
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Behind the scenes with the assistant to Barbie's Director of Photography

03 August 2023

Film graduate Faith shares her experience of working on Barbie.

Behind the scenes with the assistant to Barbie's Director of Photography
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RED camera on shoot

How technology has changed the film industry

17 July 2023

Dr Jem Mackay explores the profound influence of technology on filmmaking

How technology has changed the film industry
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Entering the 2023 Kodak/NAHEMI Commercial Competition

26 April 2023

Students share thier experience of entering the 2023 Kodak/NAHEMI Commercial Competition.

Entering the 2023 Kodak/NAHEMI Commercial Competition
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King Henry title image

Falmouth graduates leading the production of new LGBTQ+ short film

22 March 2023

Two Falmouth graduates are heading up the production team behind 'King Henry'.

Falmouth graduates leading the production of new LGBTQ+ short film