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    Hi,
    When I leave Sixth in two years I want to go to Film School and I want to become a screenwriter.

    I am studying the following:
    Film Studies
    Media Studies
    Creative Writing
    English Literature

    I know Media, Creative Writing and Film are considered "soft" and shunned by top level universities, but that's not where I'm aiming for. Considering I want to be a screenwriter, I personally think the A-Levels I'm studying will be very beneficial.

    I might not take all of them to A2, but if I ace Maths in November (I'm resitting the paper), I might put my head down and work hard to peruse them all to A2 as I greatly enjoy all of the subjects.

    Also does anybody have any advice on how to get into a film school? As far as I'm aware, you cannot apply via UCAS and have to do so separately. I know I don't have to worry about this for another year yet, but it's nice to have some sort of vague plan laid ahead.

    I'm tossing up between one of the film schools in London, or the National Film And Television School in Beaconsfield. On one hand, NFTS is considered the best film school in the country, I'm pretty sure. Some of the schools in London also look great, but you'd have to sell your soul for the living prices in London, however there would be a lot more to do event wise there.

    Any advice and feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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    Media Studies won't be of much use tbf.. It's the most disregarded one out of all the subjects you do. Film Studies and Creative Writing are ok. Have you thought of doing Drama, even for AS only? I think that would work well with it, as your subjects now are mostly "technical".. And the film industry would probably welcome someone with a mix of "technical" and "practical" subjects 😃


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    (Original post by SabakuKyuu)
    Media Studies won't be of much use tbf.. It's the most disregarded one out of all the subjects you do. Film Studies and Creative Writing are ok. Have you thought of doing Drama, even for AS only? I think that would work well with it, as your subjects now are mostly "technical".. And the film industry would probably welcome someone with a mix of "technical" and "practical" subjects 😃


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    Considering I'm already taking 4, it didn't really cross my mind. My college already think 4 could be a bit much for me (and they said if it gets too much I should tell them so I can drop something) so I don't think AS drama will be an option for me. However, my school has a Drama club that I could join.
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    (Original post by Siouxsie Sioux)
    Considering I'm already taking 4, it didn't really cross my mind. My college already think 4 could be a bit much for me (and they said if it gets too much I should tell them so I can drop something) so I don't think AS drama will be an option for me. However, my school has a Drama club that I could join.
    I meant changing Media to Drama ;D sorry if I didn't make it clear


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