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    What A Levels subject should i take if i want to go to film school and before you say anything i checked they didn't specify
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    (Original post by klassicjoe)
    What A Levels subject should i take if i want to go to film school and before you say anything i checked they didn't specify
    Whatever subjects you're interested in.

    Assuming you want to go to film school to make films (and not star in them) then you'll usually need a showreel to apply for film degrees - so a course that would give you the opportunity to make some films would be good (so media or similar). Other than that any subject would be helpful that you enjoy and think you can do well in. English lit is good for understanding storytelling techniques, history, sociology, psychology are good for understanding the social and cultural themes in films etc etc.
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    Applied for media courses however I did get an offer for a film course too, the courses I finished with were Media, Film, and ICT with AS Photography, realistically you would probably only need to do Media or Film at A level in order to get offers, however like mentioned already English and other writing subjects would be useful too.

    I would probably suggest to pick 1 course that you enjoy that may not necessarily connect with film (Unless it's the complete opposite of film) since it would make your time at college a bit more enjoyable and most likely won't make a difference as long as you've chosen film as an A level.
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    (Original post by Sakisaka)
    Applied for media courses however I did get an offer for a film course too, the courses I finished with were Media, Film, and ICT with AS Photography, realistically you would probably only need to do Media or Film at A level in order to get offers, however like mentioned already English and other writing subjects would be useful too.

    I would probably suggest to pick 1 course that you enjoy that may not necessarily connect with film (Unless it's the complete opposite of film) since it would make your time at college a bit more enjoyable and most likely won't make a difference as long as you've chosen film as an A level.
    What do you exactly learn in media studies? how can i study it because i don't actually live in the uk.
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    (Original post by klassicjoe)
    What do you exactly learn in media studies? how can i study it because i don't actually live in the uk.
    Forgot to reply, it can vary because it's quite a broad subject. Usually just about various media texts, whether it be tv advertisements, posters, online ads and how they appeal to an audience, marketing and other stuff. For my A2 media it's split into animated film, videogames, and radio.
 
 
 
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