Animation, Film & Television Courses

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With top industry connections, professional-standard technical facilities and a wealth of in-house expertise, Falmouth leads the way in all aspects of filmmaking. 

We’ve taught filmmaking for more than 50 years, fusing the creative act of visual storytelling with the raw energy of critical thinking. Embracing both tradition and innovation, we champion the future of the moving image through rigorous and inspiring courses that produce award-winning, employable graduates.

Our Animation, Film & Television courses

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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)
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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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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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Game Animation BA(Hons)

Gain experience of working to a real-time animation pipeline and graduate with a rich portfolio of w...

Game Animation BA(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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Sound Design BA(Hons)

Explore the boundaries of sound and its potential to transport an audience in different contexts, fr...

Sound Design 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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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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What can you do with a Film, Television or Animation degree?

Studying Film, TV or Animation gives you the opportunity to develop a varied skillset and try different specialisms such as directing, producing, documentary filmmaking, editing, sound design, post-production and publicity. 

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Found the Animation, Film or Television course for you? Discover our application information, key dates and interview advice. 

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Professional media equipment

You'll be supported by an award-winning Technical & Craft team while working in our world-class film and television facilities, which include production studios, green screen, post-production suites, audio suites, animation studios and a 129-seat cinema. Our staff also work professionally outside the University so you can be confident that the craft skills you are taught are at the forefront of current industry practice. 

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Real opportunities


As a student at the School of Film & Television you'll have the opportunity to gain experience in different areas of the industry, such as cinematography, editing, sound, production and screenwriting. Read on to find out how three Falmouth film and TV projects won big at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Awards 2023.

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'13 Cornish Ghost Stories': new anthology published by three senior lecturers

05 July 2024

'13 Cornish Ghost Stories', a chilling anthology of new Cornish ghost stories hit the shelves on 20 ...

'13 Cornish Ghost Stories': new anthology published by three senior lecturers
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susan lay

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Susan Lay’s journey from MA to filmmaking in Cornwall

04 July 2024

Susan Lay studied MA Film & Television, graduating in 2019, and has since gone on to write, produce,...

Susan Lay’s journey from MA to filmmaking in Cornwall
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The award-winning short films by Falmouth’s online filmmakers

19 June 2024

Falmouth’s online Film & Television MA student filmmakers are scooping awards for their films left...

The award-winning short films by Falmouth’s online filmmakers
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Dr Neil Fox

Professor Neil Fox publishes his first book, on music films

18 June 2024

Film BA and Film & Television MA lecturer Professor Neil Fox has published his first book, titled Mu...

Professor Neil Fox publishes his first book, on music films
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Lily Woodcock Animates Her Path to Success at Aardman Studios

11 June 2024

Introducing Lily Woodcock, a BA Film graduate from Falmouth University whose passion for film produc...

Lily Woodcock Animates Her Path to Success at Aardman Studios
Etty Stanley BA Film Graduate

Etty Stanley’s ‘Wicked’ career moves

11 June 2024

Now working for Mark Coulier at Coulier Creatures FX after being scouted to work for Disney, we chat...

Etty Stanley’s ‘Wicked’ career moves
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Interview with 'King Henry' director and Film graduate, Harry Faint

06 June 2024

Hear from Harry Faint - BA and MA Film graduate and director of 'King Henry', a short film focused o...

Interview with 'King Henry' director and Film graduate, Harry Faint
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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
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'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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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
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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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Any questions? 

If you have any questions about our Animation, Film and Television courses, get in touch with our Future Studies Team. 

E: futurestudies@falmouth.ac.uk 

T: +44 (0)1326 254350