Master of Arts – Creative Production + Screen Finance

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The Institute of Art, Design + Technology are delighted to announce an exciting new Masters which is highly relevant for film, TV and industry professionals.

Course Information

Equip yourself to become a creative and entrepreneurial producer of the future and gain practical in-depth knowledge of the film, TV and animation industries.

What is it?

Simply put, this course preaches art and teaches commerce. Students learn how to make a movie and how to get a movie made. It synthesises creativity and the business of ­ lm making. Collaboration, partnerships and co-productions are integral to the ­film financing

process, and because this MA is taught and mentored by professionals who are actively engaged in the business, you will gain genuine insights into the Irish, European and

international ­film landscapes. This is a Level 9, 90 credit one year course.

What will I do?

Students must have an original proposal for a drama series, documentary, TV or animation project. Students will learn how to develop it for funding, both creatively and commercially. By the end of the course you will have a market ready project and the skills, con­fidence and contacts needed to see any proposal through to ­final delivery. 

What modules will I study?

Creative Development | Producers as Entrepreneurs | Practice Based Research | Production Practice + Industry Internship | Major Project or Thesis.

Modules are delivered in four blocks of two or three weeks each over a year. Part of block three is delivered at the Berlin Film Festival, where you will meet international funders, producers and distributors.

Who can apply?

This is a highly relevant course for ­ film, TV and animation graduates, business executives, and industry professionals. Applicants must provide a summary, proposal and initial treatment for an intended feature film, television, documentary or animation project; and a CV with a statement of intent and suitability.

Future Careers

Become a creative producer in the screen and media industries. Ideal for anyone already involved in screen financing; the business and legal side of the industry – including sales, marketing, distribution and exhibition; project acquisition or script development.

Find out more about Creative Production + Screen Finance


€6,000 per annum

How to apply


T 01 239 4621

For further information on the course, contact:

Jean Rice, Course Co-ordinator

E | T 01 239 4878 |