School of Film, Television and Media

Head of School: Richard Hellawell

A talented writer, director and producer who ran his own production company for 15 years prior to joining us, Richard recently finished Futureworks’ first feature film, Retribution, and is currently working on scripts for future projects.


About the School

The School of Film, Television, and Media exists to provide the UK’s world-leading media industries with the next generation of technical and theoretically creative filmmakers.

The school offers a range of programmes designed to create a community of filmmakers consisting of writers, producers, directors, camera operators, editors, visual effects and 3D artists and many more. As a Futureworks student, you have the ability to collaborate with other schools such as the School of Sound and Music to enhance your work and become the complete professional.

Central to the success of our programmes are the tutors who are experienced professionals that bring up-to-date commercial experience into the classroom. Such close ties to industry allow us to respond effectively to changing conditions within media enabling you to be an up to date employable graduate with a broad set of skills.

Take a look at the gallery below for a glimpse into life in the School of Film, Television & Media at Futureworks:

For a closer look at our amazing facilities, check out our virtual tour.