Film & Screen Media

Film & Screen Media

Welcome to Film & Screen Media

Film and Screen Media at University College Cork is a vibrant community of lecturers, researchers and graduate students. Led by internationally recognised experts, and with a thriving visiting speakers and guest practitioners component, our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees explore the history of filmmaking through the study of films from around the world, from the birth of cinema to the age of the Internet.

"Movie Memories" Cinema-going memories of those living in small towns, villages and rural areas of Cork County.

A documentary film funded by Creative Ireland/Cork County Council and University College Cork.
Produced and directed by Dr Gwenda Young and Mr Dan O'Connell, Film and Screen Media, UCC.

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Watch our interview with Arts Council/UCC Film Artist in Residence Mark O'Halloran.

Mark O'Halloran is an award winning writer and actor. His screenwriting credits include the films Garage, Adam & Paul and Viva, all of which have been recognised internationally. He also had roles in The Guard, Calvary and Viva.

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Éire na Nuachtscannán nominated in the Learning on Screen Awards.

Éire na Nuachtscannán (Ireland in the Newsreels), a collaboration between UCC lecturer Ciara Chambers (Film and Screen Media) and independent filmmaker Mac Dara Ó’Curraidhín (LMDÓC) has been nominated in the Broadcast Award category of this year’s Learning on Screen Awards.


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The Fastnet Short Film Festival, located in the picturesque village of Schull, West Cork, continues to attract the cream of filmmakers from Ireland and beyond."

Dr Gwenda Young

Co-head Film and Screen Media, UCC

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Film and Screen Media at UCC “is excellently placed to wear the AATCe badge, and assist in the transformation of students into digital leaders in a digital age”

Niamh McCartney

Education Account Manager | Apple Distribution International, Education

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Any film studies course worth its salt needs to examine the opportunities and challenges presented by digital media. This is exactly what UCC's BA in Film and Screen Media will do."

Lord David Puttnam

Adjunct Professor of Film and Screen Media

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The aim of this initiative is to involve a younger audience, to spread the "European idea" and to transport the spirit of European cinema to an audience of university students.

European University Film Awards

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Testimonials

I enjoyed my time studying film and screen media at UCC immensely. I developed both practical and academic skills, and the MA in particular gave me the chance to research and write about the subjects"

Ellen Scally

Film and Screen Media Masters Graduate

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I really enjoyed the MA, learning all about the history of cinema. It took me into research areas I never thought I would go in to before."

Nicole Clinton

Film and Screen Media Masters Graduate

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I'd been looking for a Masters in Film that was theoretical and that would also be okay with my practical knowledge in film-making"

Meera Sankar

Film and Screen Media Masters Graduate

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Discipline of Film and Screen Media

Meáin Scannán agus Scáileán

O'Rahilly Building University College Cork Ireland

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