Animation, Film & Television Courses

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Take advantage of our top connections, get real experience of working with industry professionals and get to grips with our world-class technical facilities. 

Filmmaking has been taught at Falmouth for over fifty years, fusing the creative act of making films with the raw energy of critical thinking. We create and invest in professional feature films, crewed by our students, including the BAFTA award-winning 2019 film BAIT, which was directed by Associate Lecturer Mark Jenkin.

Our Animation, Film & Television courses

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Television BA(Hons)

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

Television BA(Hons)
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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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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 - 2023

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

Kick-start a diverse and successful career by embarking on an exciting programme that covers all asp...

Post Production & Visual Effects BA(Hons)
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Sound Design - 2023

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 - 2023

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)

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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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 one Television graduate brought all of his accumulated skills together to win Best Director at the BFI Future Film Awards for his musical comedy Heart Failure.

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Still from BAFTA nominated short animation Middle Watch

BAFTA nomination for short animation Middle Watch

24 January 2023

The BAFTA nominated short animation was partly funded by Falmouth University and co-directed by Falm...

BAFTA nomination for short animation Middle Watch
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Mark Jenkin’s ENYS MEN in cinemas 13 January

05 January 2023

ENYS MEN, Mark Jenkin's highly anticipated follow-up to the BAFTA-winning BAIT, will be hitting UK c...

Mark Jenkin’s ENYS MEN in cinemas 13 January
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Graduate’s video production company hired by Airbnb and BBC World Service

21 December 2022

Film BA(Hons) graduate, Ollie Couch discusses how he co-founded the video production company, Here N...

Graduate’s video production company hired by Airbnb and BBC World Service
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Film graduate on creating the music video for 'Face it Alone' by Queen

16 December 2022

Graduate Jake McBride of Animind Studios recently spoke to Creative Boom about how they created the ...

Film graduate on creating the music video for 'Face it Alone' by Queen
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Sound/Image Cinema Lab wins bronze at Reimagine Education Awards 2022

08 December 2022

Falmouth University film teaching and research project Sound/Image Cinema Lab has been awarded bronz...

Sound/Image Cinema Lab wins bronze at Reimagine Education Awards 2022
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Rachel Harrison and Ben Pisacane with Tim Peake

Falmouth pair work with Tim Peake for Spaceport Cornwall broadcast

18 November 2022

Graduate Rachel and student Ben got to work with British astronaut Tim Peake as part of the Universi...

Falmouth pair work with Tim Peake for Spaceport Cornwall broadcast
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Graduate Spotlight: Adventures on the silver screen with James Pearce

17 November 2022

BA Television graduate shares the highlights of his TV industry career since leaving Falmouth Univer...

Graduate Spotlight: Adventures on the silver screen with James Pearce
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Future proofing Britain’s booming film and TV industry

03 November 2022

With UK film and TV production at an all-time high, there has never been a better time to join this ...

Future proofing Britain’s booming film and TV industry
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The difference between studying Film and Television

05 October 2022

Explore the key distinctions between studying Film and Television at Falmouth.

The difference between studying Film and Television
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Enys Men to be released in the UK by the BFI

05 October 2022

Enys Men, the latest feature film to be written and directed by Falmouth University’s Distinguishe...

Enys Men to be released in the UK by the BFI
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Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas

25 August 2022

Long Way Back, the third feature film to be written and directed by Falmouth University Associate Le...

Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas
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New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools

02 August 2022

A Holocaust education pack, developed in collaboration with students and academics at Falmouth Unive...

New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools
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Enys Men premieres in Cannes

20 May 2022

Enys Men, the latest feature film to be written and directed by Falmouth University’s Distinguishe...

Enys Men premieres in Cannes
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MA Television Production students Tim Connell and Rich Mulryne working on 'Not Before Me', a film they took to the Cannes Film Festival

Film & Television MA now eligible for BAFTA scholarship

03 May 2022

Applicants to Falmouth University’s Film & Television MA will now be eligible for the BAFTA Sc...

Film & Television MA now eligible for BAFTA scholarship
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Graduate joins leading prosthetic effects company

26 April 2022

MA Prosthetic Effects graduate Camille Delattre chose to study at Falmouth due to the University’s...

Graduate joins leading prosthetic effects company
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Olivier Award win for Associate Lecturer Simon Harvey

11 April 2022

Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of), co-directed by Associate Lecturer Simon Harvey, has won Best ente...

Olivier Award win for Associate Lecturer Simon Harvey
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Students and staff work on the set of BBC drama London Kills

01 April 2022

Last summer, Falmouth tutor Nick Manley employed two graduates from the School of Film & Televis...

Students and staff work on the set of BBC drama London Kills
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Mark Jenkin releases music video for Radiohead side-project The Smile

31 March 2022

Mark Jenkin, Distinguished Professor of Film Practice at Falmouth University, has unveiled a new mus...

Mark Jenkin releases music video for Radiohead side-project The Smile
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Fresh From Falmouth: March Edition

30 March 2022

After a brief hiatus, Fresh From Falmouth returns with even more exciting stories from our wonderful...

Fresh From Falmouth: March Edition
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Sound/Image Cinema Lab film makes its way to SXSW in new Folk Horror documentary

22 March 2022

The award-winning short film Backwoods, which was developed by Falmouth’s Sound/Image Cinema lab, ...

Sound/Image Cinema Lab film makes its way to SXSW in new Folk Horror documentary

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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