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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Film / Video Direction

Course type


Course Summary

This 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. Practical: 70% of the curriculum is practical, hands-on experience. You will have an opportunity to work with professional actors, shoot on location and participate in moving camera exercises; Teamwork: Work collaboratively with students on other MA courses (Cinematography, Screenwriting, Producing etc.) as a creative crew to mirror the industry practice. Experience what it takes to deliver the project from start to finish, and develop your communication, negotiation, and project management skills; Real-life experience: Learn the importance of working to a creative brief as a director while doing a project for an external company. Our students have worked with companies like Mad Dog Casting, The Imaginarium, Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube and many others.

Key facts: One-year full-time postgraduate course; For students looking to secure a job as a director in entrepreneurial or professional capacities; Highly practical course with an opportunity to do up to seven directing exercises, including a short form project for an external industry client and a final Master’s project; Our recent graduates have won multiple awards at festivals including London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival and The East End Film Festival.

Careers: From the very first day at Met Film School, we teach our students to network and pitch to the industry. The MetFutures team (student and graduate support) helps our talented and bright graduates to secure creative jobs in leading companies across the globe. Our graduates work in the industry as VFX Artists, Directors, TV Assistant Producers, Script Editors, On-Air Producers, Campaign Managers and as other screen professionals. We proudly present some of the course graduates’ works. These projects will give you an idea of what you should be able to produce by the end of the programme.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

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In this module you will have the opportunity to experiment with an intermediate project of your choice as a testing ground for your final Master?s project. In addition, you will participate in the moving camera exercise, where you will work alongside fellow students on location with professional actors.

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Entry requirements

Students must have a minimum 2:1 honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Students without this qualification, but possessing relevant work experience, are also invited to apply. Each application is considered on its individual merits.

University information

Founded in 2003, MetFilm School is a private film school based in Ealing Studios, London, with a satellite campus in Berlin. The school has rapidly expanded and now boasts a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, all accredited by the careers-focused University of West London. The MetFilm School owns a cutting-edge post production facility, MetFilm Post, and students also benefit from access to the on-site MetFilm Production,...more


Met Film School - London

Met Film School London

Ealing Studios Ealing Green



W5 5EP

Nearest train station:

West Ealing 0.4 Miles away

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