Film and TV: Cinematography and Performance

Film and TV: Cinematography and Performance

This practice-led course is the perfect introduction to theatre and filmmaking – both in front and behind the lens. Film and TV encompasses a wide range of artistic mediums and is led by award-winning actors, teachers, dramaturgs and filmmakers. Project-based learning enables students to explore their interests, develop their expertise and build a portfolio of work which leads to professional careers in a range of creative industries.


At CAPA College students work alongside cutting-edge creatives, award-winning production companies and access professional equipment.

From planning and writing to shooting, editing and postproduction, this course pathway is entirely project based so that students learn new skills, develop their creativity and build a phenomenal portfolio of work.

CAPA College’s Film and TV facilities are unprecedented in the North of England. Alongside studios and performance spaces, students benefit from access to a 360-degree virtual reality suite and colour grading technology.


  • Film Production
  • Software
  • Devising
  • Writing for performance
  • Acting for camera
  • Directing
  • TV Production
  • Editing
  • Presenting
  • Live broadcast
  • Graphics
  • Musical Technology
  • Marketing Filmography
  • Theoretical Concepts
  • Film Analysis
  • Cinematography
  • Set Etiquette



Students will gain the following qualifications:

  • UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Drama & Production Arts)
    (equivalent to 4 A Levels)
  • A Level Drama & Theatre Studies


The vocational focus of the qualifications means that all work and performance opportunities (including all ongoing participation in classes and rehearsals) are assessed. At the end of the course, students will be awarded an overall grade according to the combined total of all the individual units.