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Animation & Film Production

Course Code(s):  6M5545
QQI Award Code:  6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Templemore College of Further Education

Templemore College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5545
QQI Award Code 6M5545 Cartoon Animation
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is for adults who have either completed the level 5 Award in Creative Media, Media Studies or have experience in industry and wish to formalise their qualification in the area.

The programme is provided in an iMac Lab with industry standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite CS6 Adobe Flash, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Audition and Quark Xpress.

What will you Study?

Animation Film Production
Animation Drawing
Drawing
Digital Video Processing and Production
Production Management for TV and Film
Digital Imaging
Design
Directing a Film
Scriptwriting for Animation
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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Related Career Sectors

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Art, Craft & Design
Entertainment & Performing Arts
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