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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College

Film TV & Video Production


Course Code:  5M5158
Award Code(s):  5M5158
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course is both theoretical and practical. Candidates for the Film, TV and Video Production Award learn and explore production techniques and work practices inherent in the Film and Television industries with an emphasis being placed on a hands on approach.

It provides a comprehensive introduction to both film and Television programme making. The course establishes fundamental technical and production competencies in a number of complimentary areas while encouraging students to develop and explore their individual creative interests. This curriculum structure ensures the candidates scope for the development of a broad range of creative abilities.

 

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.

Digital Film, TV and Video Production
Programme planning
Studio Camerawork
Scriptwriting
Studio Set Design
Model making
Set decorating and construction
Editing for Film and TV
Studio and E.N.G sound production
Lighting Design
Location camera Work
Documentary
Photography
Work Experience
Communications
Media Analysis

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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