Film and Television Production
Course Code: 5M5158
Entry requirements: Leaving Cert or equivalent. Mature students welcome.
Course Duration: 1 year
Commencement Date: September 2016
Course Co-Ordinator: Fran McMorran
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This one year course is taught using a range of digital video cameras and Apple Mac computers. Students are taught a range of skills including scripting, storyboarding, camera skills and editing skills etc.

There is one group project in the whole course. Outside of this, students work on individual projects in which they are encouraged to produce videos on topics of interest to given brief.

The majority of this course is practical rather than theory based, which allows students to produce varied and substantial portfolios.


Modules info & codes:

Please note that there may be changes to this course in 2016

Adobe TV & Digital Movie Processing: 5N1605
Film Production: 5N0637
Television and Film Editing: 5N0540
Media Analysis:
Cinematography Camera Operations: 5N1590
Cinematography Lighting Skills: 5N5047
Scriptwriting: 5N18476
Communications: 5N0690
Work Practice: 5N1356

How to apply/Application deadline:

Applications for all our courses will be available on the website and in the college from 1st week in January 2016 for all courses commencing in September 2016. Interviews will be held for all courses later in the year generally in May/June. To apply, simply download an application form and forward to the College.


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Career Opportunities


Seek employment in the TV & Film sector in production or editing for example.

Further Studies Opportunities


This full level 5 Award facilities entry to the Multimedia and Film & TV Production Level 6 courses in Kinsale. It also facilities entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level colleges, for example: DIT Film & Broadcasting, LIT Higher Cert in Video & Sound Technology and IADT Film & TV production.

Other Info


This department contains the most up to date hardware and software. Facilities include wireless Apple Macs, wide screen G5s, a range of digital video cameras, still cameras, scanners, sound recording equipment, music/soundtrack production equipment, colour and black & white laser printers and ink jet printers. We have a green screen animation room, in which students can produce stop-motion animations, with the option of mixing them with live video. 3D computer animations can also be produced using Cinema 4D. Software includes; Cinema 4D, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Microsoft Office.