Diploma in Film and Media

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Guglielmo Marconi University

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    About Diploma in Film and Media

    The Diploma program seeks to integrate the study of media institutions, cultural practices, and the communication process. Its goal is to focus on theoretical and critical research, as well as the development of transferable skills that will help generate interesting job prospects in the television, cinema, and other related media sectors. It provides a complete review of technical and theoretical filmmaking expertise. Learners will be engaged in a variety of media and film pedagogies and will create high-quality material for the screen and media industries.

    The program prepares students to work in media-related businesses and trains them to critically analyse how the media reflects, depicts, and impacts the world. It is designed to provide a thorough grasp of today’s best practices in the field through a combination of lectures, seminars, screenings, numerous experiential learning experiences  and assessments, and one-on-one supervisions.

    Diploma in Film and Media

    The module aims to explain the ways in which media products are determined and the conditions within which media professionals operate. Through this unit students will learn to appraise historical and contemporary analysis and debate in media audience research. Students will also be encouraged to assess theoretical and historical perspectives on the relationship between media and audiences.

    Learning Outcomes
    • To introduce students to the determinants of media production and investigate the methods used to research media, culture, and communication industries
    • To examine key issues in debates surrounding the relationship between audiences and the media
    • To examine key issues in debates surrounding the relationship between audiences and the media.

    The module delves in encouraging students to produce evidenced definitions of a range of theoretical concepts relevant to the study of popular television, which will help them understand the industry on a deeper level. The course focuses on application of appropriate theoretical concepts to the analysis of the relationship between popular narrative media and the society in which they are produced and consumed. It engages in close textual analysis applying the appropriate terminology relevant to the narrative text under examination.

    Learning Outcomes
    • To examine how narrative forms interrelate with the society in which they are produced and consumed.
    • To consider the historical development and conceptual models which inform the close study of popular narrative texts.
    • To critically examine the nature of popular television institutions, production, texts and reception.

    The module defines, explains, and teaches application of the concepts related to Film Production Management. Students are expected to critically evaluate the role and value of art and commerce in the film and entertainment industry, monitor and interpret emerging entertainment news and trends, and formulate questions that reflect their interests and knowledge gaps to guide their learning. Through this module students will engage in intellectual discourse and knowledge building.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Describe the sequence of events in planning for production of a film.
    • Interpret a script through scheduling and budgeting.
    • Distinguish the hiring and firing practices, day-to-day crew management and personnel problem solving specific to filmmaking and media management
    • Compare the various basic contracts required for film production and formulate a production and execution plan for a film and media project

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      Who is this Course for?

      The program is designed to develop analytical, creative, and business skills among the students and to sensitize them about the society and surrounding environment. This course intended for all film and media enthusiasts and future leaders who would like to land on a big and exciting career in the film, media, and entertainment industry. Westford is committed to ensuring all our students experience a transformation in their employability skills and mindset and their career trajectory. A wide range of opportunities and support is available from the university, within and beyond your course.

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      Career Progression

      PR & Media Relations Manager

      Advertising Manager

      Media Traffic Manager

      Media Film Production Manager

      Film Producer / Manager

      Corporate Communication Head

      Digital Media Manager

      Social Media Manager

      Digital Media Analyst

      Circulation Manager

      About Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy

      Guglielmo Marconi University is a modern higher education institution, which aims to pursue the latest innovative training models, as well as build strong connections with the organizations at the forefront of advanced technologies. Being fully accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, it offers programs recognized at the European and extra-European levels giving students the possibility to develop their international careers and succeed in a globalized job market.

      Marconi University Schools maintain the highest standard of program quality and innovation. Six separate schools provide a variety of graduate, doctoral and certificate programs, as well as multidisciplinary learning opportunities. The school aims to engage students in their educational journey, leveraging faculty expertise, and a collaborative learning environment that spurs critical thinking and creative skills. Marconi schools focus on research and innovation, creating interdisciplinary programs that respond to real-world issues and job demands. Their diverse academic community now boasts over 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, over 300 faculty members, and an academic advising staff comprising over 200 professionals.

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