TV, Video and New Media
What is TV, Video and New Media?
TV, Video and New Media covers everything from making documentaries to creating video special effects, building a website to writing scripts.
Digital film, television, video and new media production is a rapidly expanding sector of our economy and there is an increasing demand for graduates with the technical, creative and managerial skills that our courses can offer.
Why Sunderland for TV, Video and New Media?
- Industry-level facilities
- Award-winning student work
- Excellent career prospects
Whether your interest lies in writing the script, directing the crew or making the surround sound DVD, studying with us will give you the opportunity to learn in a fun environment where the emphasis is on customised, student-centred learning.
Our facilities are truly excellent: we have two TV studios, four Steadicam rigs, 40 HD tapeless field camera systems, 4,600m2 of TV / radio studios, workshops and editing suites and a 200-seat cinema with full HD projection and 7.1 surround sound facility.
Our students and staff have produced award-winning films and television programmes, and exhibited at major festivals. Most recently, two of our students won the Undergraduate Fiction award at the prestigious Royal Television Society Student Television Awards 2010.
The staff teaching you have worked for organisations such as the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, so they can combine a robust academic background with real-world practicalities - and industry contacts - to help you get started with a life-changing career.
TV, Video and New Media case study
Nick Payne graduated with a BA (Hons) in Media Production (Television and Radio).
He is now a cameraman and has worked on a range of TV shows, including The Bill, Top Gear, Where the Heart Is and Make Me a Supermodel.