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Category: X-Student

X-Student work covers both past pupils as well as extra-curricular work undertaken by students while in college.

The Making Of Fat Freddie’s Drop.

Alan Markey, writer/director and Blaine Rennicks DOP, on the making of ‘Fat Freddie’s Drop’, which aired on RTE2’s ‘Shortscreen’ in March 2016. Alan is a multimedia graduate of the School […]

Fat Freddie’s Drop Airs on RTE

Alan Markey, an ex-multimedia student (MMA 2011), formed Tonlegee Films after leaving DCU and has now produced and directed his first short film (14 mins.), which was screened in RTE2’s […]

Alan Markey MMA 2011

X-Students: Alan Markey

Now and again it is interesting to follow-up on some of the School of Communication’s ‘X-Students’ to find out how they are getting on. One such case is Alan Markey, […]

DCU Students Seek Twin Strangers

An interesting venture by three DCU students entitled ‘Twin Strangers’ aims to raise awareness of their efforts to find their ‘lookalikes’ before their one month deadline runs out! They were […]

Sinéad Crowley

Sinéad Crowley on her DCU Education

Speaking at the Mobile Journalism Conference (MoJoCon), which took place in Dublin in March 2015, Sinéad Crowley talks about how the lessons she learnt in the School of Communications many […]

X-Student: Nicola Leddy Showreel

Nicola Leddy is an ex-Communications Studies student who has been working for the last five years as a freelance video producer. Nicola has produced content for the corporate, fitness, employment and […]

A Local Brigade

X-Students: A Local Brigade

Documentary: A Local Brigade This is a video by Nicola Leddy (ex-CS student). Here she presents the story of The Global Brigades who went to the community of Ekumfi Ekotsi […]

The Clover Club Cocktail - Donal Martin MMA3

X-Students: The Clover Club Cocktail

Promotional Video:  Produced by Donal Martin (MMA3 2014) for Lillies Bordello. Quote: “The video is part of a series we are currently producing for Lillies Bordello, which will consist of […]

I.T. is not just for Geeks

X-Students: I.T. is not just for Geeks

This video was produced by a group of undergrad multimedia students while still attending the programme (MMA). The video is aimed at 16 – 18 year olds in 160 secondary […]

Healthcare Guaranteed: Scourge!

X-Students: Healthcare Guaranteed: Scourge!

John McKeown, ex-CS student, has written and directed a number of short ‘viral videos’ for Amnesty International, which won the Bord Gais Social Media Award for best video campaign of the […]

We Only Hurt Ourselves

X-Students: We Only Attack Ourselves

This video by ex-CS students Jonathan Irwin and Michael Donnelly, was shot on Red Epic with a Nikon lens mount. Post work: PfTrack for object-based tracking, 3DS MAX for animation, AE/Photoshop […]

Ville Korpela Showreel

X-Students: Ville Korpela

Ville Korpela’s 2012 Showreel. Ville is an ex-multimedia student who started producing videos for clients soon after leaving college. His background before coming to DCU was in combat camera work […]

Royal Irish Academy of Music

X-Students: Ville Korpela

RIAM – Royal Irish Academy of Music Promotional Video. Ville Korpella, an ex-undergraduate multimedia student, undertook this work for the Royal Irish Academy of Music just after leaving the programme at […]