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Discover Film Production, Screenwriting, Film Studies, Post-Production, Creative Writing and Media Studies

Get ready to unleash your inner storyteller and shine a light on the power of media. Come and explore your passion for Film, Media and Communications.

Whether you're interested in producing impactful documentaries, reporting breaking news, or bringing stories to life behind the camera – this is your chance to discover the latest equipment, get hands-on experience with technology, and chat with our students about life at uni.

Join us for our Taster Day on 6 June 2024 and explore camera workshops or screenwriting demonstrations in the morning, and enjoy post-production techniques and creative writing sessions in the afternoon.

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At our Taster Day

Get ready to:

  • Choose to explore different sessions – from Film Production to Screenwriting and Post-Production to Creative Writing
  • Check out our industry links and how to kick-start your career in diverse and lucrative creative fields
  • Finesse your headline-writing skills in our Screenwriting session
  • Get hands-on with multi-camera techniques and professional quality equipment with Film Production
  • Explore narrative, themes, sound and visuals with Film & Media Studies
  • Gain useful experience that you can talk about on your UCAS personal statement, showing your passion film, media and communications
  • Find out about transferable skills you’ll develop during your studies that will make you highly employable

Location and meeting point

Check in opens at 9.45am at Eldon Building, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO1 2DJ. Look out for our students in purple T-shirts who'll help direct you.

If you're arriving by coach or minibus, we recommend parking on Museum Road, Portsmouth which is just outside of the Ravelin Sports Centre. For more information on checking in and how to get here, take a look at our guide to taster days page.

Taster Day programme

Here's what's coming at our Film, Media and Communication Taster Day.

You'll be able to personalise your day by choosing which sessions to explore when you save your place.

Check-in from 9.45am Eldon Building, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO1 2DJ and get ready to learn about our Film, Media and Communication courses on offer.

Here's our Subject Taster Days Guide, should you want to learn a little more about our Taster Days before booking or arrival, and to get travel information.

Whether you want to put pen to paper or use lighting and sound to convey emotions in films; we'll help you to explore where your creativity lies.

You'll learn about the courses we have on offer and our staff will show you where a degree in creative media can lead to.

Ready to get hands-on with subjects you enjoy?

*Pick 1 of the below areas for workshops when you save your place:

Film Production

Join lecturers for a camera workshop where you'll learn techniques and the essentials of filmmaking with the equipment you could be using as a film or broadcasting student.

Screenwriting & Film Studies

We'll blend writing for the screen with analysing film techniques as you'll get to develop your own script for screen and then delve into the theoretical side of cinema.

It's time for a quick break to take stock of everything you've learnt, ready for some creative lectures in the afternoon sessions.

Kick off your afternoon with even more of the subjects you love.

*Pick your session from below when you save your place:

Film Production

Join lecturers for a camera workshop where you'll learn techniques and the essentials of filmmaking with the equipment you could be using as a film or broadcasting student.

Post-Production for Film & Television

Interested in how editing can change the emotion and feel of a production? Our lecturers will show you techniques to take your editing skills to the next level.

Creative Writing & Media Studies

This session will see you hone your craft for writing adventurous and creative stories, followed by a look at analysing media at University.

Our staff and students will be here to answer all your questions; whether you want to know more about our courses, how to find links in the industry or questions about life as a student – they'll be here to give their advice.

* Sessions may be subject to change.