Kerry has been providing high quality industry training for over 30 years.
Kerry College, Monavalley Campus Tralee, Co. Kerry
The 1 year Broadcast Production Skills course at Kerry College - Monavalley Campus, Tralee, is designed to provide the Film & TV industries with new entrants that have the skills, competencies and in-depth knowledge to work in all phases of production.
This is a practical, production-focused course providing an in-depth education in the production of documentary, drama, and entertainment formats. Trainees learn about producing, researching, writing, directing, capturing media, editing and delivering content for both location and studio-based productions.
- Set Hierarchy & Etiquette
- Set Safety (BECTU Safe PAss, Manual Handling, First Aid, Electrical Safety)
- Scriptwriting / Storyboarding
- Budgeting / Planning / Logistics
(This section of the course partners with Arri, RED, Sony & Black Magic)
- Single & Multi Location / Studio Camera
- Audio Skills
- Grip, Jib & Steadicam
- DIT / DAS / Data Wrangling
Post Production Skills:
Across multi platforms (Avid, Adobe, Apple, Blackmagic)
- Motion Graphics
- AV conectivity
The location database featured on this website was created by trainees Ed O'Connor, Kevin Mulcahy & Niall Sheehy under the guidance of instructor Brian Nolan on the Broadcast Production Skills Course.
The Dawn Workshops* - Industry Training
These short bespoke up-skilling courses for industry professionals are run by Brian Nolan & Diarmuid Galvin, with support from Kerry College. The courses are run across all departments, including cinematography, sound, post production & production management, enabling people to upskill in their specific discipline. Industry experts from across the globe are brought on site to deliver these courses, including to date:
- Mo Flam (Lighting)
- Roberto Schaeffer (Cinematography)
- Mike Uva (Grip)
- Mark Ulano (Sound)
- Tony Miller (Cinematography)
These intensive workshops are generally 2 - 3 days in length.
*the Workshops are named after the feature film “The Dawn” made in Kerry in the 1930s by Killarney man, Tom Cooper.
The Department of Creative Media at MTU Tralee has three degree programmes geared towards the film industry: TV Radio and New Media; Animation, Visual FX and Motion Design and Computing with Games Development. A Music Technology course is also in development. All students are taught how to develop content for their respective areas, from the development of ideas through to the delivery of the finished production.
More info on degree courses at MTU Tralee is available here.
Kerry College provides further courses to get started in the Creative Industries covering diverse areas such as Digital Media Production, Radio Broadcasting, Animation, Music Technology, Computer Game Design and Multimedia with Graphic Design.
More info on Kerry College courses is available here.
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