Post Graduate Certificate Advanced Producers Programme (October 2019)

TU Dublin (TBC)
Key Programme Details
Award

Postgraduate Advanced Certificate

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed, Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

30

Department

School of Media

General Information
Contact

Sharon Cleary

Email

sharon.cleary@dit.ie

Phone

01 402 3098

Address

School of Media
TU Dublin,
Aungier Street,
Dublin 2

Role

School Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

30/08/2019

Start Date

21/10/2019

End Date

27/01/2020

About this Course

**Applications will open on July 15th**

Aimed at new producers and using key industry specialists, the Advanced Producers Programme is designed to give producers a comprehensive understanding of the script to screen process. It will address the following skills areas in a producer's career development: the development process; financing; legal issues; budgeting and scheduling; production; post-production; management and negotiation skills; sales and distribution; festivals and pitching. TU Dublin will develop this programme in partnership with both Screen Skills Ireland.

This course is aimed at: those who have already produced at least one professional film or TV production (drama or factual); or a body of festival screened short films (excluding student films); or proven track record with relevant industry crew credits in film and TV.

It will equip up-and-coming producers with the skills, identified by the industry, to work in established production companies or to work independently in their own companies at the national and international level.

Objectives

The modules are structured to build the skills necessary for market ready producers.
Navigating the international film and television industry can be a daunting experience for emerging producers - a landscape of pitching, negotiation and co-production deal making.
Graduates of the programme will gain the skills, confidence and connections to operate in this rapidly growing industry.
The programme will encourage diversity and inclusion. Participants from all walks of life that have a passion for film and TV will have the opportunity to gain skills that will overcome any barriers they may have perceived or encountered in the past. As with any creative industry, it is important that there are voices from all sectors of life representing their own stories.
The programme content will be managed thought an on-line resource containing programme materials and recommended reading.
The programme will equip up and coming producers with the skills identified by the industry to work in established production companies or to work independently in their own companies

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at: those who have already produced at least one professional film or TV production (drama or factual); ora body of festival screened short films (excluding student films); or proven track record with relevant industry crew credits in film and TV.

Participants must have a Level 8 Honours Degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum of a 2:2. Candidates with significant work experience but without the requisite qualifications may be considered under a Recognition of Prior Learning process.

Long Description

Aimed at new producers and using key industry specialists, the Advanced Producers Programme is designed to give producers a comprehensive understanding of the script to screen process. It will address the following skills areas in a producer's career development: the development process; financing; legal issues; budgeting and scheduling; production; post-production; management and negotiation skills; sales and distribution; festivals and pitching. TU Dublin will develop this programme in partnership with both Screen Skills Ireland.

The modules are structured to build the skills necessary for market ready producers.
Navigating the international film and television industry can be a daunting experience for emerging producers - a landscape of pitching, negotiation and co-production deal making.
Graduates of the programme will gain the skills, confidence and connections to operate in this rapidly growing industry.
The programme will encourage diversity and inclusion. Participants from all walks of life that have a passion for film and TV will have the opportunity to gain skills that will overcome any barriers they may have perceived or encountered in the past. As with any creative industry, it is important that there are voices from all sectors of life representing their own stories.
The programme content will be managed thought an on-line resource containing programme materials and recommended reading.

Career Opportunities

It will equip up-and-coming producers with the skills, identified by the industry, to work in established production companies or to work independently in their own companies at the national and international level.

Timetable Info

Two evenings per week, October to January, with assignment work in February.

Delivery Location

TU Dublin Aungier Street

Delivery Notes

Blended Delivery

RPL Information

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Application Procedures

Please upload a zip file containing
Up to Date CV
Personal Statement