School of Film & Television

World class production facilities and academic powerhouse, harnessed in the service of story. The School of Film & Television at Falmouth is one of the very best in the UK. Our students' work is award winning and we enjoy some of the highest levels of student satisfaction and graduate employability in our sector. 

We were one of the first national centres of excellence accredited by Creative Skillset. This kite mark of quality is endorsed by industry professionals and awarded to the best courses in the UK that fuse creative thinking and the latest technology with strong industry networks. We are full members of CILECT, the global association of the world's best film, television and animation schools. 

We combine the disciplines of film, television, animation and visual effects in a powerful, complementary mix of creativity, scholarship and entrepreneurship. You'll learn by doing, and will be continually challenged through theoretical study and critical analysis to ensure that you are thinking, writing and making in an original, relevant and contemporary way.

Welcome to story school.

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Our staff

Students are supported by a first class team of scholars, writers, filmmakers and craft/technical experts who are all active in their respective fields. 

We fund and make micro-budget feature films crewed by our students and staff. Our staff team will support you in building your own professional network through collaborative projects, study visits, placements, internships and live industry briefs.

Through frequent masterclasses and our vibrant visiting speaker programme, you'll get the opportunity to meet and work with world class talent including directors, producers, screenwriters, animators, scholars, effects supervisors, critics and sound designers. Recent speakers have included directors Ben Wheatley, Rachel Tunnard, Andrea Arnold, Lenny Abrahamson, Alice Lowe, Barry Purves, Kim Longinotto and James Hawes (Black Mirror). Screenwriters include Ashley Pharaoh and Chris Vogler and VFX supervisors Paul Franklin (Interstellar) and Frazer Churchill (Scott Pilgrim, Children of Men).

Our Honorary Fellows include the founders of Aardman Animation, Peter Lord and David Sproxton, director Toby Haynes (Sherlock, Doctor Who, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norell) and producer Mary Burke (Warp Films).

Our outcomes

Our students do great things. They win prestigious awards, have their work screened at international festivals and go on to work for major broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and HBO. They work in global production studios including Disney, ILM, MPC, Universal and Aardman and also leading indies such as Working Title, Betty, Freemantle, Warp Films, Twofour and Spider Eye.