Course overview

  • Starts: Sep 2024
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: P313
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £17,000

Ideal for... aspiring filmmakers, producers and visual creatives who wish to explore the whole film production journey, build an industry relevant portfolio and accrue specific film craft skills.

Get your story told.

The creative industries are always on the look-out for the next pool of filmmakers, producers, screenwriters and digital craftspeople. The Digital Film Production degree in London offers a practical understanding of the entire film production spectrum and focuses on building industry connections. With access to industry standard film equipment, editing software and studio space, and taught by experienced tutors working in industry, this course prepares you for a range of careers in audio-visual production.



Showreel 2023

Showreel created by DFP students and featuring both 2nd and 3rd year work.
Edited by Enfys Holmes.

Undergraduate work on Digital Film Production course

On location in Nepal for student's final project

Story/Directed: Veemsen Lama
Produced: Tom Cullingham
Written: Tayo Odesanya

The story: Maya, Bikram and Kancha suddenly find themselves trapped in the heart of Kathmandu. Vulnerable, penniless and alone, they are forced to live their life on the streets with only hopes and dreams of happiness

Watch the full film here



Biggy music video

This music video for BiG Heath was directed by Henry Oliver, produced by Jordi Estapé Montserrat, and Liam Morgan as Director of Photography as part of their final major project. The work was shortlisted at the national stage of the RTS Student Television Awards in 2020.

As of 2023, it has amassed 3.6million views on YouTube.

Why study this course?

  1. Tap into exceptional industry connections and collaborations

  2. Led by lecturers with extensive industry experience

  3. Modules assessed through live briefs and industry-specific projects

  4. Find your niche and produce shorts, features, commercials and documentaries

  5. Choose from a range of specialisms as you progress.

Our reputable digital film production course in London combines the main elements of film production, screenwriting and film industry knowledge. Taking a holistic and practical approach, you will explore the professional aspects of filmmaking and learn the core techniques of audio-visual storytelling through camera, lighting, sound and editing, along with production management, workflow and design.

Student films emerge from screenwriting classes, and we explore the industrial and critical understanding of contemporary filmmaking, including popular mainstream, art-house, documentary, music videos, and corporate work. The course is underpinned by the film industry, with guest speakers and masterclasses bringing expert advice and networking from all parts of the sector. 

Taught through a blend of practice and applied learning, which includes lectures, workshops, seminars, pitching sessions and self-directed study, the BA (Hons) Digital Film Production degree is led by production and broadcast experts with excellent industry experience. With an emphasis on hands-on training, you will have access to high specification digital cameras, and the chance to hone your technical skillset on our sought-after cinematography module. Our high-end computer labs offer the latest digital applications to facilitate sophisticated post-production, editing and grading. 

In the final year major project, you can work collaboratively, applying the creative skills and critical theory you have developed on your undergraduate journey. Many of our final projects go on screen in festivals and become proof of concept for larger industry projects.

With support throughout your degree to build showreels, portfolios and C.Vs, this course has a superb track record of employability for its graduates. 


Key study topics

  • Moving image forms

  • Craft and technical skills

  • Screenwriting

  • Film theory

  • Post production

  • Editing and production management.

The specifics

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TV Studios Ravensbourne

TV Studios Ravensbourne

TV Studios at Ravensbourne

TV Studios at Ravensbourne

Digital TV Production camera TV studio with lighting rig

Digital TV Production camera TV studio with lighting rig


TV Studio

Large fully equipped and industry-grade HDTV studio to equip students with the right technology to bring ideas to life.

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Staff in the Kit Store

Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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Student using the materials library

Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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Girl sitting in library

Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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