The aim of this course is to produce Film&Television Production professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to work within the Film and screen industries in Ireland and abroad. This programme produces high-functioning generalists and remains at the forefront of new techniques and technologies.
This 4-year honours degree includes a work placement and allows students to specialise in areas such as TV Studio Production, Documentary Film Production and Drama Production for Film and Television. Practical modules are complemented by a range of theory-driven modules - including Film Studies, Writing for Film and TV and Television Studies.; Students in the 3rd and 4th year of the course also have the opportunity to compete for the Annual John Moore Film Award.
A Dundalk native, Director John Moore began his relationship with DkIT in 2011, when Blaine Rennicks, a fourth-year film student won an internal competition for an internship on the set of A Good Day to Die Hard in Budapest. Access to film and television industry professionals is a core feature of the course & lecturers continually invite Industry Professionals to deliver masterclasses and guest lectures and evaluate project pitches from students.
Graduates of this course are recognised as being uniquely situated to work in the film and television industries in Ireland and abroad and have found work in companies such as Big Mountain Productions, One Productions, Vision Independent Productions, Click Media, Egg Post-Production, Setanta Sports and Tailored Films.
Based in the state of the art Carroll’s building on the DKIT Campus, students undertaking this course have a unique opportunity to create ambitious and outstanding work. Previous work by students has been screened at a wide variety of film festivals both nationally and internationally.