Course Description

Film Making Course

Film Making Course is a course run by Blackrock Further Education Institute, Dublin. It is a Onsite course with a duration of 20 Weeks. Film Making Course gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Film Making Course at Blackrock Further Education Institute, please review the details below.

Ever wanted to learn more about the filmmaking process? How to write a script? Work with a video camera? Learn how to edit a movie using advanced video editing software? If so, this 20-week course is for you.

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We assume zero prior knowledge on the programme and start with the very basics. All film projects use the Canon XF100 which is a professional-level HD camera that can shoot at variable frame rates and has direct XLR input to assist with improved sound recording.

A range of Sennheiser microphones including radio microphones and two sets of LED three-point lighting equipment provide for an excellent standard of short film productions.

Assessment and Certification

Students who successfully complete the course will obtain the QQI Level 6 module in Film & Digital Video Production (6N5428)

Is This Course For You?

​This course is aimed at beginners and assumes zero prior knowledge of film-making, editing, or writing.

You also don’t have to worry about equipment as the camera, lighting, sound, and recording equipment are all provided by the college.

What Will I Study?


  • Developing a story – Character, Plot, Conflict & Setting.
  • Script Writing including Pitch, Treatments & Script Layout
  • The casting process & working with actors
  • Storyboards & Shot Lists – understanding the narrative role of shot types.
  • Production Schedules & Call Sheets.


  • Working with Cameras & Digital Video – Image Resolution, Colour Depth, Focal Length & more.
  • Three point lighting & using lighting for dramatic effect
  • Working with Audio
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the crew
  • Make a Short Film.


  • Multi Track & Non Linear Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve
  • Special Effects using Green Screen & Effect Controls Panel
  • Colour Correction
  • Audio Correction
  • Graphics & Titles


This is a 20-week course which takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:15 – 9:15pm

Start Date: 26th September 2023

Cost: €350

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Training ProviderBlackrock Further Education Institute
Course LocationBlackrock, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course TypeOnsite
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsFilm & Digital Video Production (6N5428)
Course Start Date26/09/2023
Course End Date26/03/2024
Course Duration20 Weeks
Course Time18.15 -21.15
Course Fee€350
Phone+353 1 2889717
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Blackrock Further Education Institute Main Street Blackrock Co Dublin A94X383, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: A94 X383

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