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The Course
This course aims to give Transition Year students the opportunity to develop basic media skills in an Irish language setting. They will gain an understanding of different types of media; journalism, radio, television and social media. They will use professional equipment throughout the course. The highlights of the course include the filming of a short film in Irish, and the production and recording of a radio programme at Raidió na Life studios.

COURSE CONTENT:
Broadcasting Skills
We will introduce the student to journalism and broadcasting through Irish as a potential career, explain what is involved and the different areas of work.
- Programme planning and preparation
- Script preparation
- The equipment used
- Interview techniques
- Editing

Filming Skills
This section of the course will introduce the student to the basic skills of film-making
- Planning and preparing a film script 
- Using a camera
- Composition of shots 
- Movement and filling the frame 
- Editing

Course Length: One week | Moday to Friday | 9.30am to 3.00pm (*12pm finish Friday)
Group Size: 10-12 students per course by group booking only
Venue: Gael Linn, 35 Dame St., Dublin 2
Cost: €70 per student
 
Dates:
2020 2021
Cúrsa 1: 5-9 October Cúrsa 7: 18-22 January
Cúrsa 2: 12-16 October Cúrsa 8: 25-29 January
Cúrsa 3: 19-23 October Cúrsa 9: 1-5 February
Cúrsa 4: 2-6 November Cúrsa 10: FULL
Cúrsa 5: 9-13 November Cúrsa 11: 22-26 February
Cúrsa 6: FULL Cúrsa 12: FULL
Cúrsa 13: 8-12 March
Cúrsa 14: FULL
Cúrsa 15: 22-26 March

Registration & More Info:
If you'd like to register a Transition Year group from your school or for more info, please send an email to ian@gael-linn.ie.

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