Digital Content Design for Theatre and Live Events BA (Hons)
Courses / Digital Content Design for Theatre and Live Events BA (Hons)
Why choose this course?
“I’m so pleased as this course is something we’ve been asking for from the training industry as a whole. We’re really excited to see how we can work with the course and its graduates.”
Finn Ross, Founder and Creative Director, FRAY Video Design
**We offer places based upon your future potential. We may offer you a place based on lower UCAS points than shown here, or an offer that is not linked to UCAS points, if we have evidence of your potential from your application or interview/audition.
What is Digital Content Design?
Digital Content Design is part of a large (and rapidly growing) industry, and it needs specialised designers who understand how they can use the technology, and how to work in partnerships with creatives and directors to create atmospheres or to support the storytelling.
Developed with the industry, this three-year degree will give you the creative skills you need to become a digital content designer. You will also learn to operate media servers, cameras, projectors, control desks, motion capture and virtual reality equipment and green screen technologies.
Current leading practitioners in the industry include:
A digital content designer is responsible for the concept and creation of digital and video visual content for theatre productions, live events or art installations.
You will find examples of video design in:
Content for a West End Theatre productions or the Royal Opera House
Projection/LED walls in TV shows like Strictly Come Dancing, the Eurovision Song Contest, or at big live events like the music festivals (for example Glastonbury), or the opening event of the Olympics. (59 Productions created the projections for the last Olympics where there were 100,000 people in the stadium and millions of people watching across the world.)
Projection Mapping. Buildings, art installations or corporate events
Digital content design:
Examples of digital content in use include:
Using different platforms such as screens, projection surfaces or via streaming to mobile apps.
Creating visual information in museums, and art installations. This could be in the form of text, moving image or any digital content
You will be trained by industry professionals in our new Centre for Digital Production, which includes a new technologies studio and dedicated computer laboratories using software such as:
You will also be developing your own artistic style through studying the following disciplines:
Film and VFX
Our Head of Development, James Simpson, gives an overview of the course:
Why choose this course?
Developed with industry partners
Train in our new Digital Production Centre using software including; Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects and Photoshop
Study Film and VFX, 3D Animation, TV and Computer Gaming
Employability & Industry
Our graduates will be trained to work as video operators and designers in the theatre and live events industry, where there is currently a skills shortage.
For example you may work in design studios, delivering content for national theatres and opera houses, West End and Broadway productions, live TV events and shows and large concerts and festivals.
Graduate Job roles may include:
Digital Content Creators
Live Events Professionals
Video Designers and Operators
Digital Arts Specialists
Fee and Application Information
Mode of Study: Full Time
How to Apply
We are still actively recruiting for our 2020 entry and we would welcome your application. UCAS will categorise your application as late but we are very happy to accept such applications and can guarantee you an interview. If you have any queries or concerns then please do contact us at email@example.com.