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Students will be able to identify and describe key jobs/roles in film production, exhibition, and distribution.
Students will be able to define the job of film programming and its importance to the film industry. They will execute (with a group) their own short programme.
Students will develop collaborative working skills, written and oral communication skills, visual analysis skills.
Students will have a rich understanding of the Irish film industry, including elements they may not have been familiar with like producing, programming, and exhibition.
The module will include a site visit to the Irish Film Institute and Lighthouse Cinemas in Week 5.
Final group projects will be presented to a panel of film industry professionals in a 2-hour session Week 12. For both these weeks, students should plan additional time accordingly.
Each week, students will watch an assigned film before the lecture session, which will take the format of an interview or presentation from a film industry professional. Indicative topics may include: screenwriting, directing, documentary making, exhibition, producing, development, programming, criticism, editing, distribution, etc.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Programme Note||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Podcast||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Film Review||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Reflective Diary||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Design a 2-film event which could be included in the 2022 Dublin International Film Festival||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will receive a combination of individual written feedback, graded assessments, and oral group/class feedback during lectures and tutorials. Each piece of in-trimester assessment will receive feedback/grade within 21 days.
|Mr Odin O'Sullivan||Tutor|