Miniature Model Making for Art Dept.
The purpose of this course is to enable the learner to acquire the skills to provide learners with the necessary skills to work as a trainee modelmaker in the Irish film industry for the Art Department or for film industry model making department as a scale modelmaker. This course will teach students to interpret and construct miniature scale models for an Art Dept. in an immersive, project based, team environment. Learners will develop the skills to interpret architectural drawings to create white card models and fully finished Concept Models.
While there are no specific entry requirements, Centres must ensure that learners have the academic ability to successfully complete the program. Junior Certificate or similar. Also good level of English language required.
Applicants must have reached the statutory school leaving age.
Have good verbal and written English. Applicants showing a keen interest in working in the film industry, a portfolio of interests (props/miniatures) and previous work would also be key in the selection process
Previous experience in the film/television industry sector would be an advantage but not essential.
Interest in Art, Carpentry, Painting and/or design previously would be advantageous
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1- MINATURE MODEL MAKING FOR ART DEPT
Create a mould of a given object. Film model makers are tasked daily with producing props and set decoration elements for actors, costumes, and sets. One of the most crucial aspects of a professional modelmakers job, is the ability to produce replicas of real-world objects.
2- MANUAL HANDLING AND FIRE SAFETY
Manually lift and move objects and loads safely and to also deal with fire on an emergency basis. Also to emphasise the danger of fire, the importance of prevention and the necessity of urgent action when fire breaks out.
3- CHEMICAL SAFETY AWARENESS
Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of chemical safety in the workplace.
4- FIRST AID RESPONDER
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills as a certified First Aid Responder
Work on construction sites without being a danger to themselves or others. *Note Safepass certification is required for entry onto all film sets as they are deemed construction sites.