Darren Scales - Programme Leader
Darren (Daz) Scales is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Film Production. He has written, produced, and directed commercial, documentary, and fiction content from all over the world, including Tunisia, USA, Mali, Cyprus, New Zealand, Estonia, and India. Collectively, Daz has produced well over 100 programmes and has accrued almost thirty years of writing, producing, directing, and editing expertise. Making films since 1992, Darren (Daz) Scales is a pioneer of the micro-budget film production. He has produced and directed seven features, as well as numerous shorts and sketches.Academic Staff List
Welcome to BA (Hons) Film Production
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Students have access to a specialist production environment with a sound stage and green screen studio. Facilities include video editing suites with Avid Media Composer, Da Vinci Resolve and Adobe Creative Cloud; audio editing suites with ProTools and Adobe software; digital imaging, design and multi-media suites; a sound dubbing theatre with foley room; a high-end post production finishing suite with Flame software; a writer's room and production offices.
There is a full range of quality portable equipment for filming and recording on location, and students in the Lincoln School of Film and Media currently have free access to Adobe Creative Cloud for the duration of their studies via our design and media studios.
There is an opportunity for students to take an industry placement module during the second year of their studies. Placements can be wide and varied and should be secured by the students themselves, although support from staff is available. Placements on the course are optional and may incur additional costs to participating students.
“Alongside the variety of options on the course, which enable you to discover which industry roles suit you best, Lincoln as a city has opportunities for media-based work experience."Zuzanna Zyla – BA (Hons) Film Production student
Graduates may go on to work at production companies and creative media start-up businesses, or as freelance craft specialists. Some may choose to continue their studies at postgraduate level or take a qualification in teaching.
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