Course overview

  • Starts: Sep 2023
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: P313
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £16,500

Ideal for: aspiring filmmakers and producers who wish to gain insight and industry exposure in the whole film and television production journey

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.


Behind the scenes on undergraduate Digital Film Technology course

Behind the scenes on the Digital Film Production course

Undergraduate work on Digital Film Production course

Example of student's work

camera on a beach

Behind the scenes on the Digital Film Production course

Undergraduate work on Digital Film Production course

On location in Nepal for student's final project

Undergraduate work on Digital Film Production course

Biggy music video produced by students on the course

A music video created by Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Digital Film Production students has been shortlisted at the national stage of the RTS Student Television Awards. The awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony on Friday 26 June 2020.

Why study this digital film production degree?

  1. ​​​​​​Tap into exceptional industry connections and collaborations
  2. Led by lecturers with extensive industry experience
  3. Excellent work experience opportunities will make you industry ready
  4. British Film Institute (BFI) supplied masterclasses, curated screenings, and films are integrated into the programme
  5. Modules assessed through live brief and industry specific projects
  6. Industry networking opportunities to help boost employability
  7. Excellent film production facilities, technologies and resources 
  8. Find your niche and produce shorts, features, commercials and documentaries
  9. 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

  • Course builds upon contemporary industry needs
  • Cinematography, post-production and sound
  • Assessment project often based on live briefs
  • Electives modules including production management, screenwriting, documentary, music promo and corporate video

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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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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