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Liverpool John Moores University: Film

Institution Liverpool John Moores University View institution profile
Department Liverpool Screen School
Web https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/
Email apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0151 231 5175
Study type Taught

Summary

This hybrid MA enables students to develop practical and theoretical skills in film production and analysis.

  • Combine practical filmmaking and film criticism

  • Choose between practical and theoretical assignments

  • Embed your learning within an academic and film industry-based context

Study on a course that explores and promotes filmmaking in the city of Liverpool, capitalising on its cinematic history and its current and future production activity Learn from staff with a broad range of research specialisms, including practical filmmaking, academic writing, screenwriting and producing video essays Studying on this new MA affords you the opportunity to study in one of the UK’s most dynamic cities. Liverpool is the second most filmed in city after London and has a vibrant media and cultural industry. With the Twickenham Studios film production facility due to open in the Littlewoods Building in 2020, there is no better time to study Film in Liverpool.

This forward-looking MA prepares you for bridging the traditional gap between theory and practice, by inviting you to both ‘think’ and ‘do’ film, thus bringing down barriers and forging new approaches to the analysis and production of films.

The MA Film promotes an experimental approach that considers film as a tool for research and a means for understanding, exploring and representing the world. The programme will build a cohort of practice-informed academics, and theory-informed practitioners, while offering the opportunity to study in a dynamic city with a burgeoning film industry.

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LJMU


Founded in 1823, LJMU is ranked in the top 500 higher education institutions in the world* and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers with over 96%** in work or further study six months after graduation.

LJMU is a leading research institution and 96% of the research submitted for the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) was considered of international quality or better.

A world-class location
Liverpool has something for everyone; this former European Capital of Culture and UNESCO World Heritage Site offers the warmest of welcomes to all visitors and …

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