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)

Join a community of people who have a passion for games. From day one, you’ll work as you would wi...

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 Film graduate has forged a career as an in-demand script reader working with the likes of Warner Bros and Searchlight Pictures.

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Discover what our students do

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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 September

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

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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Graduate scoops Best Director at prestigious film awards

18 March 2022

Congratulations to BA(Hons) Television graduate Will Wightman, who has won Best Director at the BFI ...

Graduate scoops Best Director at prestigious film awards
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Mark Jenkin

Mark Jenkin becomes Falmouth’s first Distinguished Professor

16 March 2022

Filmmaker Mark Jenkin has been conferred as a Distinguished Professor of Film Practice at Falmouth U...

Mark Jenkin becomes Falmouth’s first Distinguished Professor
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Hamish Thompson

"Immediately, I realised that you don’t have to live in London to be successful in film"

18 February 2022

Since graduating with a degree in Film in 2020, Hamish Thompson has established himself as a...

"Immediately, I realised that you don’t have to live in London to be successful in film"
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Graduate nominated for 3 awards at BFI Future Film Festival

17 February 2022

BA(Hons) Television graduate Will Wightman been shortlisted at this year’s BFI Future Film Festiva...

Graduate nominated for 3 awards at BFI Future Film Festival
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Film and Television students & staff collaborate on short film Mab Hudel

21 January 2022

The Sound/Image Cinema Lab has added a new film to its portfolio. Students and staff have collaborat...

Film and Television students & staff collaborate on short film Mab Hudel
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Netflix screens lecturer’s adventure documentary

14 January 2022

Netflix is now streaming The Yukon Assignment, an epic father-son adventure documentary produced by ...

Netflix screens lecturer’s adventure documentary
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Film graduate Leeds the way at Film Festival

16 December 2021

MA Film and Television graduate Sema Basharan has won the Yorkshire Short Film Award for her inter-f...

Film graduate Leeds the way at Film Festival
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Graduate creates powerful advert for Oxfam

26 November 2021

Prior to COP26, Animation & Visual Effects graduate Tim Wheatley created The Cycle of ...

Graduate creates powerful advert for Oxfam
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Origin

Falmouth film talent will be showcased at the Cornwall Film Festival

18 November 2021

Students and graduates from Falmouth’s School of Film & Television wi...

Falmouth film talent will be showcased at the Cornwall Film Festival
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Student crewed film another Cinema Lab success story

09 November 2021

Falmouth’s Sound/Image Cinema Lab gave students the chance to work in key production roles fo...

Student crewed film another Cinema Lab success story
A New Life Tomorrow
A New Life Tomorrow

Animated antics: Avy meets Aardman

25 August 2021

Final-year Animation & Visual Effects student Avy shares her Aardman Academy experience after se...

Animated antics: Avy meets Aardman
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Coming soon: The Frequency – a novel by Falmouth Film graduate Terry Kitto

23 June 2021

Independent novelist might not be the first career path you’d think of for a Film graduate. But th...

Coming soon: The Frequency – a novel by Falmouth Film graduate Terry Kitto

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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 

WhatsApp: +44 (0)1212 852937 

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