National Certificate: Film & Photography

As part of an ongoing funding initiative each student accepted onto the NC Film & Photography course for the academic year starting August 2018 will receive their own camera, tripod and camera bag as part of a costed programme implemented by NCL.

Duration: Full-Time 1 Year

Weekdays: Not Specified

What you need: Standard Grade passes or equivalent groups of modules, units or courses at Intermediate 1 or relevant experience will be considered.

Info: This course will give you a basic introduction to the creative industries. You¿ll learn how to plan, produce and edit a short film using industry standard Adobe Creative Cloud software. You will also learn the basic of photography and digital imaging. The course is highly practical and project based, and will see you complete a portfolio of work throughout the year.

What’s involved:

Lighting for Single Camera
Directing for Single Camera
Understanding Photography
Working with Photographs
Photographing People
Photographing Places
Creative Project
Creative Analysis
Creative Industries: An Introduction
Social Networking

How you’ll learn: This course comprises demonstrations, studio-based group work, location shoots, and practical sessions. Your work is assessed throughout the year as part of an on-going learning process and has no end of year examinations.

Moving on: HNC Creative Industries: Television (HND Year 1).

Job options: Employment prospects in the creative and broadcast industries. Potential roles include production assistants, assistant technicians (camera, lighting, sound etc.) and researchers.