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Film Production - Advanced Diploma

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Course overview

Course Code
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The programme is delivered by practicing industry professionals from disciplines including screenwriting, production, sound, cinematography and post production. Throughout this stimulating and rewarding course you learn a variety of technical and creative production skills. You will be challenged to produce a wide variety of professional quality work from commercial productions and viral videos to music videos and documentaries.

What will you Study?

Video Production Techniques
Short Film Production
Music video production
Sound Recording Techniques
Editing Techniques
Digital Photography
Lighting for TV and Film
Media Industries Organisations
Researching, Recording and Presenting Information
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.

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