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Claire

Williams

Film and Television Production

Claire

Williams

Claire furthered her studies at our articulation partner, after completing the Oakfields College National Certificate in Film  in 2011. Since graduating she has been working as a film-maker in London and is currently a freelance video editor for Future Thinking.

She works as part of the creative services team who support market research executives in delivering engaging visual/digital data collection to some of the biggest clients in the UK and abroad.

Claire said the below about her studies at Solent:

"I was lucky enough to be able to go and study at Solent University after graduating from Oakfields College. During my time at Solent, I met some great people and saw some amazing things. I had the opportunity to have my work published in a student-run film magazine as well as Film Matters Journal,based in the US.

As part of the course, I produced short films, TV studio productions and corporate videos. The University also brings in industry professionals like Sir Alan Parker - director of the original ‘Fame’, it is awesome to be able to get advice from such talented people. As my final major project, I produced a short film with three friends. We were tutored by a director-writer who at the time had his latest film circulating in cinemas around the UK. Our film was screened at the Harbour Lights Picturehouse in Southampton.

I would definitely recommend Solent to other students who have the opportunity to do so as it broadened my horizons and opened up opportunities I never thought possible."