Are you passionate about film and cinema, and want to pursue your interest with a film degree? You could unleash your creativity, develop your own unique style, and build your technical skills and knowledge in production techniques with a film degree which will empower you for opportunities and careers in the ever-changing media industry.
WCA Offers Diploma, Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts (B.A) film degree programs, which focus on the core strands of film courses which are divided into :
• TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN FILM-MAKING – Focusing on good camera use, editing techniques, lighting, sound, production design and directing.
• FILM HISTORICAL THEORY – Giving context and meaning to film by analyzing historical and socio-cultural backgrounds, as well as using critical approaches such as feminism, realism and philosophy to explore the different cinema genres that has developed over time.
If your film degree course is Technical Education in Film-making, you’ll be taught how to make mini films using high-quality camera, lighting and editing equipment, developing your practical skills and gaining more independence as the course goes-on. Depending on your course, you could be taught with the machinery of traditional classroom instruction, hands-on workshops or seminars. WCA takes advantage of proximity by taking the students on excursion to popular media centers, studios, cinemas and theaters in Hollywood .
Students intelligence in film-making are being assessed by using a mix of projects or portfolios, through more theory-based film courses which include essays. Students are also being examined in practical group work and skill assessment examination... Your film degree will culminate in a practical and theoretical project, such as a dissertation or graduate film production project, in which you’ll bring together what you’ve learned, presenting a contextual reflection of your work and demonstrating your knowledge of industry-standard production techniques, cinematography skills and industry or marketing awareness.
Optional courses at WCA typically include popular film genres, film aesthetics, cinema history, close ups on film and television, production skills, screenwriting/creative writing, film criticism, storytelling and analysis, cinematography and cinema in alternative cultures. WCA also offer you the opportunity to take part in a placement in the creative industry or participate in guest talks from filmmakers, which will allow you to learn more about how the film industry works.