Theatre, film and television are highly visual practices, requiring experts to imagine and create the characters, costumes and physical environments.
As part of The National Film School, you will be working alongside the next generation of film and TV makers and modelmakers.
What will I do?
–– Learn how to create a space in response to a text, music, dance for film, television and theatre.
–– Gain the skills necessary to creatively interpret and be visually inventive. These are central to the production design process.
–– Learn how to work closely with a director and a creative team, communicating through the use of scale models, sketches, paintings, technical drawings and digital media.
What modules will I study?
Common Year 1
Digital Support Studies | Introductory Studies I – Design for Performance | Introductory Studies II – Design for Stage (Theatre) | Introductory Studies III – Design for Screen (Film) | Design for Stage or Screen I | Critical + Contextual Studies I | Common Faculty Module.
Four common modules: Photography + Documentation | Exploration + Experimentation | Critical + Cultural Studies II | Faculty Elective.
Technical Skills Studies – Production | Design for Screen – Production Design | Personal Design Project – Production.
Work Placement/Practical Experience | Professional Studies | Critical + Contextual Studies | Collaboration Project (Across Course) | Advanced Discipline Practice – Production.
Directed minor project | Self-selected major project | Business + Entrepreneurship module (culminates in Graduate Showcase) | Dissertation and/or documented research project.
A portfolio submission is required for this course.
CAO application deadline: 1st February annually.
Read more on: http://www.iadt.ie/courses/production-design
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