• Code: MA
  • Certification: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Film and Television Production (5M5158)
  • Duration: One Year

Description

This one year course develops practical skills in television and film production,
post production, lights, streaming, writing, media analysis and cinematography.
Learners will work in a live multi-camera studio environment and also in production
crews for short films and documentaries. Each learner will direct a short film and
a short documentary film. Successful learners will have a portfolio of completed
work and will be offered a place on BIFE’s Higher National Diploma in TV & Film
(Moving Image).

Programme of Study
  • Cinematography Camera Operations
  • Cinematography Lighting Skills
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Documentary Film Production
  • Script Writing
  • TV & Film Editing
  • Film Production


     Components subject to change

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • Leaving Certificate (minimum of five 06/H7’s or combination of five 06/H7’s) or its equivalent. Extenuating circumstances may be considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied
  • Full FETAC Level 4 Award
  • Mature Applicants – experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications

Places are offered following successful
interview.

Career Opportunities
  • Camera operation
  • Sound operation
  • Lighting
  • Design
  • Production
  • Editing
  • TV Studio Production
  • Internet related video services
Higher Education Progression*

Examples of potential courses include:
• BIFE:
TV & Film (Moving Image) Higher
National Diploma (MB)
• DIT:
Film and Broadcasting (DT504)
• TU Dublin:
Creative Digital Media (TU982)
Advertising & Marketing
Communications (TA014)
• UCD:
Arts - Film Studies - DN520
Many past pupils work in production roles
in companies such as RTE, Virgin Media,
TG4 and the BBC, and also on productions
such as Vikings, Game of Thrones and Into
the Badlands.

Course Co-Ordinator

Noel MacAoidh

Where are they now?

Meet BIFE students who have graduated from this course...

Blathnaid Treacy & Laura O'Connell
Two graduates from BIFE were nominated this year for an IFTA Award in the Children’s/Youth Programme category. The two girls both attended Bray Institute of Further Education, where they studied TV and Film Production. Laura says that the course was great and well prepared her for the reality of the TV and film industry. Bláthnaid is now presenting on RTE's Two Tube and is on VIP's ones to watch list.

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