Image credits

Course Content

We don’t ask students to specialise too early in one area of filmmaking. Students can be self-selecting in terms of what interests them and where they want to take their practice.

Liam Wells
Course Leader

  • Year One
  • From day one you take a hands-on, practical approach to filmmaking
  • Pre-production, production, post-production
  • Narrative short film
  • Sound design
  • Contemporary genre
  • Media industry roles and practice
  • Histories, theories and practice of moving image
  • Year Two
  • You’ll produce a minimum of three films and consolidate your skills and knowledge
  • Documentary making Moving image online Industry collaboration project
  • Advertising, marketing and distribution
  • Year Three
  • Your final year is determined by your area of specialism and career aspirations
  • Create an original short film for fiction or documentary
  • Pitch final graduate film to an industry panel
  • Pre-production document
  • Written Research Report

Visiting Lecturers

  • Adrian Wootton
    CEO of Film London
  • Eileen Elsey
    Encounters Film Festival
  • Stuart Craig
    Award-winning Production Designer and NUA graduate
  • Johnny Hardstaff
    Filmmaker, Ridley Scott Associates
  • Richard Knights
    Senior Creative, MTV International
  • Graham Creelman
    Documentary Filmmaker and former Managing Director, ITV Anglia
  • Julia Caithness
  • Emma Sullivan
  • Dan Turner

NUA hosts British Art Show 8


Launched in 1979, Norwich University of the Arts co-hosted the UK’s biggest touring exhibition, British Art Show 8 as part of the Hayward Touring programme from June – September 2016. Recognised as some of the very best of contemporary art in the UK, the exhibition was held in NUA’s St Georges Building, East GalleryNUA, Norwich Castle and Museum and The Forum presenting work from over forty artists including film, sculpture installation and painting and design. Alongside the exhibition, the BAS8 event programme presented a summer of free talks, workshops, roundtable discussions and performances open to the public. Discover more about British Art Show 8 at NUA.

Watch a film about CEO of Film London and British Film Commission Adrian Wootton discussing the British film industry.

Learning and teaching

Find out more about learning and teaching on this course and how NUA courses are assessed.