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This Digital Content Creation degree course is about developing skills in the art of documentary filmmaking. You could be working on a large television series filmed across the globe, or self-writing, shooting and directing a short factual film about something meaningful to you.
As well as endless tales and viewpoints to be told, there are a wealth of digital content platforms and recording devices designed to augment your story and help you convey it to the masses. The power of storytelling is absolute and resolute.
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This digital content degree course will instil in you the practical and theoretical knowledge of the industry, with a spotlight on factual content. You will gain key insights on the entire workflow – pre-production, production and post-production – while focusing on small and single-person crews.
The undergraduate programme will provide bespoke and contemporary knowledge delivered by a team of industry professionals, who will equip you with the essential skills to produce films to a high standard. The Digital Content Creation course will also offer professionally-recognised qualifications to help you plot your route into this evolving and fascinating industry.
The emphasis of the degree is based around location-based production, focusing on documentary and short-form content for TV and online platforms. Potential clients are diverse and wide-ranging – from a museum that requires installation videos to a TV production company making a series for a VOD channel, such as Netflix.
The key digital content skills that form the basis for the curriculum include: idea development and pitching, directing and camera skills, editing, business skills and the theory and context of factual documentary.
When you graduate with a BA (Hons) degree in Digital Content Creation, your career avenues may include: Shooting Producer/Director, Field Director, 'Preditor' (all-in- one film-maker who shoots, directs and edits) or Cameraperson, to name just a few.
Stories are so ingrained in our culture and human psyches. Are you ready to become a vehicle for change through digital storytelling and documentary making?
Ravensbourne University London
6 Penrose Way
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