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Brighton Film School celebrates excellent examination report

Brighton Film School is celebrating having received a glowing report after being independently assessed by an external examiner. Brighton Film School received assessment from an examiner at Edexcel, who are the awarding body for the schools Higher National Diploma course in Filmmaking and the Higher National Diploma course in Art Direction and Production Design.

The report has now been delivered and found that the specialist film training facility was a ‘very well managed centre’ and commended the film school for their levels of ‘student satisfaction’, ‘resources’ and ‘close links with the television and film industry’.

The report follows on from the previous ‘outstanding’ external examination that was received in March 2013 and demonstrates the very high levels of professional and industry teaching being delivered to the next generation of filmmakers in the heart of Brighton.

Andrew Green, Chief Executive of Brighton Film School said:

“This is another exceptional report and shows we are achieving as a trusted educational institution to a really high standard.

I want to congratulate the whole team for the excellent experience we are providing to our students and we are really excited about working to create the next generation of British filmmakers in this dynamic and growing creative industry.”

Gary Barber, Head of Brighton Film School said:

“We are delighted by the findings of the independent external examiner and are pleased that he recognised what, for us and our students, makes us a very special film school for budding filmmakers in the heart of creative Brighton.

Whilst we know we deliver an excellent learning experience at degree level, it is important that this is recognised by the independent external examiner and we are delighted with the outcome.”

Further highlights from the report included comments:

  • The student work was to an extremely high standard which provides evidence that there is some excellent teaching being conducted.
  • Brighton Film School is a very effective and well-managed centre with a huge enthusiasm for filmmaking from both the teachers and students
  • The students expressed a very high degree of satisfaction with their course and highlighted that they would definitely recommend the course to future potential students.
  • Resources for the students to conduct the course are very high and due to close links with the film and TV industry locally, and in London, the students are presented with a unique and exceptional experience.

Brighton Film School is located in the heart of Brighton and provides a high level of practical film and digital training in order to supply the next generation of talented filmmakers to the British film industry. The flagship courses include the Filmmaking HND and Art Direction and Production Design HND, with start dates in September, and the British Kinematic Sound and Television Society approved Diploma course in Cinematography and Directing, as well as a wide range of evening classes and Summer school courses.

The school is run by industry professionals who work in the British film industry and they regularly welcome guest speakers from the world of film and TV. Most recently these guests have included Hollywood screenwriter David Scinto (Sexy Beast), renowned cinematographer Brian Tufano (Billy Elliot), feature-film Director Declan Lowney (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa) and one of the most important figures in the British film industry, Andy Leyshon who is Sales Director at Universal Pictures.

The Brighton Film School is accepting applications for their courses starting in September 2014 now and those interested in a career in film should apply soon to avoid disappointment.

Applications can be made through the schools website www.brightonfilmschool.co.uk