Media Studies Courses 2022-23

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:
2022
Cúrsa 1: 26/09 – 30/09
Cúrsa 2: 03/10 – 07/10
Cúrsa 3: 10/10 – 14/10 - FULL
Cúrsa 4: 17/10 – 21/10
Cúrsa 5: 24/10 – 28/10 - FULL
Cúrsa 6: 07/11 – 11/11 - FULL
Cúrsa 7: 14/11 – 18/11 - FULL
Cúrsa 8: 21/11 – 25/11 - FULL
Cúrsa 9: 28/11 – 02/12
Cúrsa 10: 05/12 – 09/12 - FULL

2023
Cúrsa 11: 23/01 - 27/01
Cúrsa 12: 30/01 - 03/02
Cúrsa 13: 06/02 - 10/02
Cúrsa 14: 27/02 - 03/03
Cúrsa 15: 06/03 - 10/03
Cúrsa 16: 20/03 - 24/03
Cúrsa 17: 27/03 - 31/03
Cúrsa 18: 24/04 - 28/04
Cúrsa 19: 01/05 - 05/05
Cúrsa 20: 08/05 - 12/05

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 martina@gael-linn.ie.