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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Film and Screen Production

Bachelor of Film and Screen Production (BFSP)

Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul
Note: Only the Screen Production major is available via online study.

Overview

  • Love movies, and interested in making your own? Want to break into the exciting global film and TV industry? UniSQ’s Bachelor of Film and Screen Production prepares you for entry into the contemporary film, television, and media content creation and distribution industries.
  • You will develop high level professional skills in film direction, producing, camera, sound, lighting, editing, digital composing, post-production, scriptwriting and visual effects.
  • Benefit from work placement opportunities, master classes, mentoring programs and guest lectures with film and screen production experts, and have the opportunity to submit your films to national and international film festivals.
  • Choose between two majors - Film Production focusing on creating movies for the big screen, making scripted shows, documentaries and reality TV, working with actors, writing scripts and making short films. Or are you more interested in the small screen and would like to major in Screen Production? Create exciting online content for use on YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and websites. 

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What is the difference between film and screen production?
While they both sound similar there is a distinction between the two Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production (or equivalent) majors. Film Production has a focus on creating films made for the big screen whereas in Screen Production you'll be making media for the small screens such as TV, computers, and phones to be distributed on streaming platforms and social media. 
Why study a Bachelor of Film and Screen Production at UniSQ?

At UniSQ, we know pursuing your passion for film and screen production may not follow a traditional path. That's why we focus on giving you the flexibility to fit the Bachelor of Film and Screen Production into your life, whether it's studying full-time, part-time, on-campus or online - the choice is yours.

We take pride in offering a personalised and immersive Film and Screen Production degree where you'll feel comfortable to explore all your ideas and questions which will help you get the most out of your study experience. From larger groups in our studio to smaller classes online you won't just learn from your lecturers, you'll work directly with them.

A Bachelor of Film and Television (or equivalent) qualification will not only give you the skills and knowledge needed for the ever-evolving entertainment industry, but you will gain valuable transferrable skills if you decide to branch off to different industries down the track.

Get in touch with one of our iconnect support staff to talk through your Media and Communication study options.

Are there any opportunities for networking and hands-on experience during the my degree?

When it comes to networking and practical experience within Bachelor of Film Production degree, UniSQ's Bachelor of Film and Screen Production will give you a wealth of opportunities to become career ready upon graduation.

You'll learn industry editing software, location production, postproduction VFX and get the chance to create your own film or screen project all designed to hone your skills in developing compelling visual stories.

We focus on connecting you with other students who share your passion and putting you in the room with industry experts, you'll be well placed to kick start your career. 

How is the curriculum designed to keep up with the latest trends and technologies in the film and TV industry?

It's no secret the film, television and radio industry is always changing but in the past few years it has evolved faster than anticipated and the demand for Bachelor of Film and Television graduates is increasing.

At UniSQ, we pride ourselves on offering engaging learning experience and best graduate outcomes. Our degrees are not only on top of the trends and emerging technologies but ahead of them. 

At UniSQ our Bachelor of Film and Screen Production lecturers don't just teach, they share their industry insights from working in the field to help elevate your understanding of how the latest trends and technologies are being used by the world's best creatives. 

What are the entry requirements?

In most instances, to qualify for entry into undergraduate degree Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production (or equivalent) you need to meet a minimum ATAR and assumed knowledge. ‘Assumed knowledge’ is the term we use to explain the minimum level of knowledge we presume you have in some subjects before you start your degree.

If you don’t have an ATAR, don’t worry! You can partake in an interview to apply for entry to Film, Television and Radio at UniSQ.

For further information on ATAR, assumed knowledge and interviews please view the entry requirements section of the specific major you’re interested in studying.

Did you know, to help you meet entry requirements, we can convert your work experience, qualifications or high school studies into a selection rank? If you don’t meet the entry requirements, we have many pathway options you can explore.

Do you still have questions? Get in touch with one of our iconnect support staff to talk through your options. 

How long does a Bachelor of Film and Screen Production take to complete?
You can complete the Bachelor of Film and Screen Production in three years full-time. If you choose to study part-time, the duration will depend on how many courses you complete each semester.
What are my career prospects with a film and screen production degree?

A film and screen qualification such as a Bachelor of Film and Television or Bachelor of Screen Production raises the curtain on a world of exciting career prospects spanning a range of industries, allowing you to forge your path as a film or screen production professional. 

As new technologies emerge and an appetite for original film and screen production grows, you'll be ready to take advantage of many roles including:

  • director
  • cinematographer
  • media manager
  • digital film editor
  • feature writer
  • producer

Putting your skills to work in TV drama, blockbuster titles, independent docuseries, advertising, digital steaming and more! 

Are flexible study options available?

In today's world, study must be flexible, fitting into your life while not sacrificing on the quality of your learning experience and that has been the cornerstone of UniSQ's approach over the past decade.

You can study the Bachelor of Film and Screen Production full-time, part-time, on-campus, online or a combination of the two. The Film Production major does require you to be on-campus for some courses to ensure you get the most out of your degree and get to immerse yourself in our studio.