Digital Media Course Overview

The Digital Media Programme at ELAM is split into three streams; Film & Television Production, Games Design and Multimedia Production. Trainees will select one stream which they will then study over two years in order to obtain a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (worth the equivalent of 3 A-Levels). Each stream has been designed working closely with employers, universities and industry experts to ensure that trainees who embark upon the course will be equipped with the practical and theory skills to enable to them to succeed in higher education or to progress straight into the relevant industry. Each stream will be delivered in a state-of-the-art facility and will use industry standard production equipment.

Film and television

This course gives you the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge for a range of careers in the film and television industries such as director, editor, cinematographer or scriptwriter. You will develop professional production techniques alongside a critical understanding of media theory. Practical projects will be completed using state of the art camera and editing equipment, as well as professional standard post production software such as Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Maya.


Games design

This course gives you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to work in the games and animation industries. You will study how the games industry works as well as learning the tools and techniques required to develop a game from initial concept through to a finished professional product.

On this course you will be trained on the same software that is used by professional designers for both the games and visual effects industries. Our vast range of software includes industry standard packages such as Unreal Engine, Maya, 3DS Max and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Music and Media Promotion

This course is ideal for talented would-be marketeers, journalists, broadcasters, press officers, photographers or web designers. This course will equip you with the practical skills and the professional experience which are essential for anyone seeking employment in a multi-media setting.

On this course you will be trained in industry standard software like Premiere Pro for video editing, Photoshop for image manipulation, InDesign for Desktop Publishing, Adobe Audition for Sound Editing and Dreamweaver for Web Design.

Applications will open for this course on September 1st 2016 to start in September 2017