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MA Directing

MetFilm School
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
19,500 - 21,000 EUR excl. VAT
Start dates
05 October 2020  (English)
04 October 2021  (English)

Program description

MA Directing

The MA Directing course equips you with a comprehensive skillset to work across all screen platforms – film, TV, commercials and online. During your studies you’ll do a unique industry project that will give you real-life experience with external clients, not offered by any other film school in the world.

Admission requirements

Those wanting to do an MA

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

All applicants must be 18 years or older at the time the programme begins

UK applicants require A 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent.

Language Requirements

EU students

If English is not your first language, or if your previous education was not conducted entirely in English, you will need to provide documented evidence of your English language competence to study a course with us.

Non-EU Students

We currently only accept the ‘IELTS for UKVI’ English language test for Non-EU students wishing to study in the UK. International students need to achieve an overall IELTS 6.5. With a 6.5 in writing and no less than IELTS 5.5 in each other element.

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Program content

Phase One

Screen Induction Lab

This module explores the lifecycle of screen content from conception to delivery through seminars and practical workshops and includes the Say Something film exercise.

Directing Boot Camp

An immersive module that covers the fundamental creative and technical skills that anchor the director's craft and provide the foundation for more advanced techniques.

Phase Two

The Actor and Story

Learn how to best understand the actor’s contribution to the creative process; including improvisation techniques, breaking down a script and working with casting agents.

Director’s Craft & Creative Collaboration

Working with students from other MA pathways, you will learn how to collaborate to deliver short-form films and videos for external clients.

The Visual Language of Cinema

An exploration of the core methodologies and techniques of visual storytelling, including working with a moving camera.

Research in Screen Practice

Delivered alongside other modules, students explore key research methods and concepts.

Phase Three

Master’s Project

The Master's Project is a mostly self-directed module during which students will work under the guidance of their course leader or project advisor towards the development of a final filmed project as a director.

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About this institute

Met Film School

MetFilm School

MetFilm School is a leading film, television, and online media school offering undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses across various craft areas. The school has campuses in London and Berlin; all courses are taught in English. Classes are led by award-winning...

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Contact info

MetFilm School

Ealing Studios, Ealing Green
W5 5EP London
United Kingdom

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