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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 

Film Production - HND


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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Damien ODonnell, BAFTA award winning director of East is East is a graduate of Coliste Dhlaigh College of Further Education. Damien has also directed films such as Heartlands and Inside Im Dancing and is a prolific TV and cinema commercial director. As Patron to the Film Production course, Damien will visit the college once a year to give a key-note lecture to Film Production students.

Film Production offers a thorough study of film through both practical and academic avenues. Students will study key practical areas such as scriptwriting, directing, producing, sound, lighting and editing all of which will culminate in the creation of their own films. These areas are complemented by the study of film history, film theory and film industries.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Year 1:
Scriptwriting
Cinema and Lighting Techniques
Practical Skills
Research Techniques
Sound
Fiction Production
Contextual Studies
Film Editing

Year 2:
Director
Producer
Animation Techniques
Project Design
Implementation and Evaluation
Special Subject Investigation
Documentary Production
Film Studies
Career Development

 

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