Creative Digital Media Production BTEC Level 3

Why study BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Digital Film and Video Production or BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Digital Content Production?

In 2016, the UK government reported that the creative industries were worth £9.6 million an hour to the UK economy. The UK film and video industry is an important part of the creative industries, producing everything from promotional videos to blockbuster movies. Advances in digital technology have increased the options for distributing, accessing and making digital film and video, thereby increasing opportunities in this competitive and dynamic area. The UK has an international reputation for creating some of the most innovative and imaginative film and video content in the world, with internationally recognised studios and production houses, and a track record in developing some of the best talent in the business. The course links really well with Art, Photography, English, business and drama.

What will I be learning about in Digital Film and Video Production?

This course provides a technical introduction to digital film and video production. Learners develop skills in areas such as single and multi-camera techniques, sound recording and film editing. You are encouraged to think and work creatively on a variety of projects, with the potential to work on live challenging briefs, which will equip you with the skills needed to succeed in this dynamic industry.

What will I be learning about in Digital Content Production?

This course is designed to provide a technical introduction to digital content publishing. Learners develop skills in areas such as digital magazine production, image manipulation techniques and coding for web-based media. You are encouraged to think and work creatively on a variety of projects, with the potential to work on live challenging briefs, which will equip you with the skills needed to succeed in this dynamic industry. The course links well with Business Studies, ICT, English, Graphic Design, Sociology and Art.

What are the entry requirements?

Five grade 9-4 at GCSE level or equivalent, including English.

An interest in the world of media is also important.