Media Production Level 2 & 3

The Media Production course at Dv8 Sussex in Brighton and Bexhill is the practical hub for young people that want to begin to shape their interest in Media Production into a career path. 

Course Details:
Ages : 16-18
Duration : 1 year, 3 days per week (Level 2), 1 or 2 years, 3 days per week (Level 3)
Location : Brighton & Bexhill
Entry Requirements :
Intermediate previous Level 1 qualification or relevant experience
Advanced previous Level 2 qualification in Media or relevant experience and digital portfolio
For more information about studying Media at Level 1 visit our Introduction to Music, Media & Digital page

Want to make a music video or film but don’t know where to start? Want to tell a story or make an animation but don’t have access to the right equipment? Want to take professional photos using top of the range digital SLRs? Interested in vlogging, gaming or how to make the best social media accounts out there? Our Media Production course is about developing your digital skills in a supportive and inspiring environment with tutors who know how the industry works.

Dv8’s Media Production courses refine your skills across video, web and animation, encouraging you to explore your creativity and develop your professional techniques. Each term features a challenge which will put your skills to use in the real world and allow you to gain valuable work experience. Previously students have been commissioned to create a music video for an established artist, create a website for a Brighton business and stage photo shoots showcasing fashion designers’ latest work.

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    Media students purchasing a clapper for their upcoming short films.

At Dv8 Sussex all the staff are really caring, not just about our well-being or education, but about us as individuals. There’s a real sense of communication and respect between both parties.” Josh, Intermediate Media Production Graduate

Projects include:

  • Documentary film-making
  • Photo shoots for bands and fashion designers
  • Creation of websites for business
  • Visits to working film studios
  • Previous guests include: A Disney producer, BBC producer, Hollywood special effects designer, photographer Neil Grundy and writer and broadcaster David Quantick

Progression routes:

Internal progression from Intermediate to Advanced
Progress to Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing
A 1 year Advanced Level qualification will allow you to progress onto a Foundation Level degree at university depending on prior attainment
A 2 year Advanced Level qualification will allow you to progress onto a variety of Media degrees at university

Previous students have gone on to work for LatestTV, study Media and Photography at university and fulfil a variety of roles in the digital and creative sector

  • Achieve OCR Cambridge Technical L2 Extended Certificate in Media Production
  • Learn to use equipment such as digital SLRs and steady cams
  • Become familiar with software such as Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
  • Create films and develop ideas for documentaries and music videos
  • Develop skills in video production, sound, animation, social media and interactive design
  • Explore various roles within a production company
  • Build a professional portfolio
  • Achieve OCR Cambridge Technical L3 Certificate in Media Production (1 year pathway)
  • Achieve OCR Cambridge Technical L3 Diploma in Media Production (2 year pathway)
  • Develop advanced skills in digital video production, photography and sound design
  • Promote your work professionally online 
  • Work on real-life briefs for real world clients
  • Explore animation
  • Create a body of professional work and make contacts within the industry
  • Explore various roles within a production company
  • Build a professional portfolio
Click here to apply