03/08/2021

Categories: Film FX, Undergradute

Females in Film…We Need More of Them!

Women directors and producers are still a rare breed. Its time we change that, so if youve got the talent and passion, apply for a film production degree!

Working as a film director or producer is exciting, with no two days the same and amazing opportunities to travel, as well as a chance to mingle with the rich and famous. But very few women pursue this career path, and statistics are shockingly one-sided when it comes to females in film.

While the gender gap is slowly closing in other industries, the percentage of women working on top-grossing films (not including artists) hasn't changed much over the last two decades.

In fact, the number of females in film (directors, writers, producers and cinematographers) only rose marginally from 17% in 1998 to just 21% in 2019. For two whole decades of pushing for equity and equality, thats a disappointing figure to look at.

Its time for a change, and we believe that accessibility to the right education and networking opportunities is key. The University of Bolton’s BA Film & Media Production course invites people of all genders, religions and backgrounds to launch a career in this global industry. 

Whether youre male or female, here are some interesting facts and figures to spur you on!

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BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Visual Effects and Animation
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and Television with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Visual Effects and Animation with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA Film FX Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

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