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Continuing the previous post about the short film Warts and All, I edited, and it being selected for this years Galway Film Fleadh, there has also been success for a number of LSAD Graduates of the Creative Broadcast & Film Production programme (and its previous variation).

On behalf of the academic team at LSAD, we say congratulations and we are delighted with the continued success of these and all our graduates. If you happen to be visiting the Fleadh in July we recommend you check out their films and work.

Melissa Collins

Melissa Collins

Melissa is the producer on Vonnie: Ireland’s Forgotten Fashion Icon.

Fashion, Family and Fate. An intimate family portrait is woven as three sisters recollect the legacy of their mother Vonnie Reynolds, a forgotten Irish fashion icon forced to retire after a tragic accident.

Directed by Renata Lima, and produced by Melissa Collins

Screens on Sun 10 July / Town Hall Theatre / 10:00 / 18+


Laura O’Shea

Laura O’Shea

Laura is the director on Wednesday Child

Wednesday’s Child- Marie faces her first day on the job as a social care worker. Despite her optimism, a house call to a family in crisis quickly brings her down to reality.

Directed by Laura O Shea and produced by Caroline Harvey & Charleigh Baileigh

Screens on Sat 09 July / Town Hall Theatre / 10:00 / 12+


James Skerritt

James Skerritt

James directed the short documentary A Stone Place

A Stone Place is a visual journey showcasing a unique rock that is quarried on the side of the biggest cliffs in Europe, and that has created the aesthetic of a small rural town in the West of Ireland.

Directed by James Skerritt and produced by Pete Moles.

Screens on Sun 10 July / Town Hall Theatre / 10:00 / 18+


Philip Shanahan

Philip Shanahan

Philip directed Tides of Time

Tides of Time – Taoidí Ama

A hidden door, a jungle, and a journey into the past – an adventure for all the family. Join Molly and Beth in a story that crosses time and generations, for risk-takers young and old.

Doras dofheicthe, dufair, agus turas siar ar an am atá caite. Bí i dteannta Molly agus Beth i scéal a ghluaiseann tríd na glúinte a thing romhainn – eachtra dóibh siúd a ghlacann rioscaí, idir óg agus aosta.

Directed by Phil Shanahan and produced by Cathriona Murphy & Gerard Keenan

Screens on Sun 10 July / Town Hall Theatre / 12:15 / 12+


Muireann de Barra and Andrew Keogh

In addition to the afore mentioned graduates, lecturers Muireann de Barra and Andrew Keogh also have their project Focail Nua (New Words) premiering at the Fleadh.

Ireland has two full-time terminologists whose job is to create hundreds of new Irish words and phrases every month. Focail Nua is a celebration of the vitality, complexity and depth of the language.

Directed by Andrew Keogh and produced by Muireann de Barra

Screens on Sun 10 July / Town Hall Theatre / 10:00 / 18+


Congratulations to all and best of luck on the screenings at the Galway Film Fleadh, and continued success of the films.

Film Producer, David Puttnam

“The Puttnam Scholarship, now in its 3rd year, is a cross-border initiative offers promising filmmakers access to interactive online masterclasses with Oscar-winning producer David Puttnam (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire, The Killing Fields) and each a €1,250 scholarship from Atticus Education towards their career development. The scholarship bursaries are supported by Accenture in Ireland.”

During its history so far, graduates of the Creative Broadcast and Film Production Programme (CBFP), at Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD) have been recipients of this prestigious scholarship, and this year we are delighted to announce once again another 4th year student and graduate, Turlough Ó Cinnéide as one of the chosen participants.

Turlough Ó Cinnéide

The CBFP academic and technical support team wish Turlough all the best on this great opportunity and we look forward to seeing what productions he will bring to our screens in the near future.

For more information on the Scholarship and announcement Click on the image below or HERE

Launch of the LSAD Grad Show 2022. Open from June 4th to 12th, 10am-5pm each day.

To celebrate 30 years of the Limerick School of Acting, Film CEL (Film Craftsmanship Excellence and Learning) at LSAD, TUS, have produced a short doc highlighting the school and its director, Actor Nigel Mercier.

Filmed over a number of days with the schools students the documentary features stories about how Nigel started the school and what he enjoys about it each year.

Filming was completed by both students and staff of the Creative Broadcast and Film Production programme at LSAD with the post production taking place at CRAFT Post House.

Congratulations to Nigel and all the staff and students of the Limerick School of Acting and all the best for the next 30 years.

The documentary can be viewed below.

The Millennium Sessions 2022 will be released on Tuesday April 26th at 7pm on the Programme’s YouTube page. Featuring four fantastic acts, Sean O’Meara, Harriis, Tremor and Static Vision.

Produced by the students and staff of the Creative Broadcast & Film Production and the Music Technology & Production Courses at LSAD, the programme consists of short documentaries on each act as well as a recorded performance from the stage of the Millennium Theatre, TUS, in Limerick.

Check out the programme from 7pm Tuesday 26th April HERE or by clicking on the Millennium Sessions logo below.

Released on April 28th is the final episode of the current series of Word On The Street, produced by the 3rd Year students of the Creative Broadcast and Film Production Programme.

Featuring stories from the TUS campuses, this episode also covers topics that students are concerned with presently, including the expense of travel to college as well as student accommodation.

This is a Film CEL Production (Film Craftsmanship Excellence and Learning)

Check out the trailer below.

The Fresh Film Festival team are super excited to bring you Careers in Screen Mid West, a careers day for senior cycle students, taking place on Wednesday, March 30 as part of the Fresh International Film Festival 2022! 🎬

Ever wondered how to get started in the film and television industry? Careers in Screen is an informative and interactive audience-led event for Transition Year to 6th Year students, which aims to highlight the wide variety of career paths available in film and television. The event will explore the nature of filmmaking as a career and the different skill sets involved, and take a deeper look at the screen industry in Ireland.

Experienced speakers will discuss their own experiences working in the screen sector and give an insight into the collaborative process of film production. The event will also look at screen developments in the region and how best to get involved.

I am delighted to be one of the amazing guest speakers lined up for the Careers in Screen event.

Mike Boland, Studio Manager of Troy Studios, Ireland’s largest production facility will be there, as will Mark Maher, CEO and Founder of Odyssey Studios. The talented model maker has worked on the Hobbit, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Penny Dreadful, to name but a few!

Also in attendance will be Eimear O’Mahony, Executive Producer of Children and Young People’s Content for RTÉ! She has also worked as a producer on Winning Streak, Electric Picnic and even the Late Late Toy Show in 2018!

Book your place now! → https://www.eventbrite.ie/…/careers-in-screen-fresh…

Comedian Pat Shortt and Creative technology students, recording an episode of his Podcast, The Wellness Hour with Paaah, in the LSAD studio, Moylish Campus.

With the deadline for the 2022 CAO fast approaching, why not check out the Creative Technology Programmes at LSAD, TUS.

Creative Broadcast & Film Production – Level 8 (CSO POINTS 310)

Editing timeline for the in-house student production, ‘Word on the Street’.

This skills based programme offers students an exciting opportunity to explore the world of the broadcast media industry, covering a range of disciplines across film and TV production, visual effects, editing, radio, audio mixing, photography, as well as broadcast technologies across a range of new and traditional media platforms.
We offer our students a range of prospects for both academic and career progression in the broadcast, film, and creative media industries, as well as extensive hands on production work experience. If you have a story to tell, we will show you how.

Features of the programme:
• Industry led Production & Post Production Practices;
• Digital Photography & Cinematography Techniques;
• Creative Design for CGI, VFX & Digital Art Direction;
• Participate in the Limerick International Film Festival (Hosted by the Film Production programme);
• Work in our state of the art Millennium Theatre on a range of live events.

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Music Technology & Production – Level 8 (CSO POINTS 377)

One of many music performances that take place in our Millennium Theatre.

This programme is designed for students wishing to build a career in the Music and Audio production industry. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to perform at a high-level in a number of modern technical environments, including: recording studios, video editing suites, and in live theatre.

Graduates will know the principles and operation of studio equipment in both digital and analogue realms; will learn the specifics of music, musical instruments and factors affecting the quality of recording, including: mixing, mastering and mass production. Later in the programme, an emphasis is placed on the music business and business planning, particularly in relation to events and events management.

Music Technology and Production students have access to state-of-the-art recording and production facilities at TUS and our experienced lecturers give students the thorough, hands-on and personal support they need to  make the most of their studies. Features of the programme include producing music, i.e. recording, synthesizing sequencing, composing, performing, editing, evaluating, marketing and selling music.

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For more information on these programmes, LSAD and TUS check out the website HERE or clicking the image below.

The first episode of Word On The Street (Series 5) has just been released. Produced by the students and staff of Creative Broadcast & Film Production, the episode covers stories from the Moylish Campus, Wickham Way Market in Limerick and the Crescent Shopping Centre.

This is a Film CEL (Film Craftsmanship, Excellence & Learning) production and will form a number of programmes in the future for students to hone their learnt skills and creativity.

More soon.

After a 3 year gap, the student produced Word On The Street Programme returns in December.

A news programme featuring the stories on events that happen on campus in TUS, this self-directed project allows students to research and produce multiple stories, learning on location skills in interviewing, filming and editing.

The production of the first episode is underway and will feature: the first TUS Open Day, the Open Casting call for the Creative Broadcast & Film Production students as well as other stories from LSAD and TUS Campuses.

This is part of the in-house production unit, Film CEL, (Film Craftsmanship Excellence and Learning)