Film, TV & Video Production
QQI TV & Film Production Level 5, Code 5M5158
The course introduces students to a range of techniques and skills necessary for a successful career in filmmaking, television production and content creation for the Internet. Students develop literacy in visual storytelling and design by turning their own creative ideas and concepts into fully developed films and multi-camera studio based TV programmes. They also develop proficiencies in key technical and creative areas with hands on work in camera, lighting, production design, sound, and digital editing and post production. Along with a purpose built TV studio, students work in state of the art facilities using use industry standard software for writing, editing, colour grading, and design.
St John’s Central College is an Apple Authorised Training Centre for Final Cut Pro, the industry leading software for non-linear video editing.
|5N0540||Television & Film Editing|
|5N0757||Traditional Black & White Photography|
|5N6007||Studio Production Design|
|5N18477||Television Studio Production|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
One year full time
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Education Progression Opportunities
Our students have successfully completed 3rd level and graduate degree and diploma programmes at UCC, Sunderland University, DLIADT, National Film and Television School UK, Filmbase Masters, Tralee IT, Nemeton.
DIT, Dún Laoghaire, DKIT, GMIT: DT504; DL834; DK864; GA281
Tralee IT: TL802
CIT CCPS: CR112
UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK 113, CK117, CK118, CK210, CK301, CK307
Production assistant positions whether in administration, production or post production.
Notable St. John’s Central College Cork Alumni
Kevin Lehane who wrote the feature film ‘Grabbers’, Sara Taddei who was the Production Designer for the NFS animation film production ‘MANoMAN’ that has been nominated for a Bafta, Brian O Glanby and Petr Stach who went onto Sunderland University and whose film ‘Gently down the stream’ was nominated for an RTS award. Ed Godsel (‘The Road to Moneygall’), Chris Cullen( Epic Productions, Dr Liz Greene) to name but a few.