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Film. TV & Video Production - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M5159
QQI Award Code:  6M5159 Film and Television Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. John's Central College

St. John's Central College
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5159
QQI Award Code 6M5159 Film and Television Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This curriculum builds on the competencies acquired on the first year of the Film, TV and Video course. It allows the candidate to develop and capitalise on their professional technical training enabling them to realise their creative potential. Subsequently, candidates identify, develop and learn how to market themselves and their skills within the industry and to communicate effectively with industry professionals. It emphasizes the visual storytelling aspects of both film and digital media.

What will you Study?

Directing for film and TV
Working with Actors
Production Design
Advanced Storyboarding
Communications
Film and Digital Video Production
Studio and Location Sound Production and Recording
Advanced Editing Techniques
Cinematography
Drama Camera Technique
Documentary Camera Technique
Lighting for film, TV and Video
Screenplay Writing
Writing for TV
Concept Pitching
Production Management
Assistant Directing
Scheduling
Event management
Continuity/script supervision Video Production
Documentary Production
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

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
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