St Johnís Central College has recently moved into a new building in the heart of the city. The ultra modern college is the first Further Education built complex in the entire country. It is designed for students and teachers alike to maximise the delivery of high quality training. The college are completely re-equipping with state of the art technology and the entire campus is the first wireless broadband campus in Ireland.
The Film and Video Department deliver a wide variety of modules over three years to a large body of enthusiastic film students. St. Johns has a very large department with a vibrant staff body; comprised of specialised trainers, who have come from and maintain links with the film and television industry.
The campus has a new purpose built TV studio, broadcast multi-format cameras (analogue and digital), HD videos cameras along with 16mm film cameras, including extensive lighting (HMIís, Kino Flos) and sound kits. For Producing, the college use industry led software Ė EP Budgeting and Scheduling. The course started over 12 years ago and has gone from strength to strength. Students, ex students and staff members have won awards in national and international festivals.
Working in a variety of roles for TV Stations, Film and Video production companies, Post Production companies, Multimedia/Advertising companies. Freelance Sound Designers, Music and Picture Editors, Art Director, Production Designer, Location Sound Recordist, Documentary Researcher, Documentary Filmmaker, Film Reviewer.
Students have been successful in screening work produced on the course at many international film festivals.
TV and Video Production
Advanced Film, TV and Video Production
Computer Game Design and Development
Art, Craft and Design