This is a photo of our Fibre Art graduates' exhbit at Art Source in the RDS last recently.Art Source is an opportunity offered to 5 graduates to exhibit for free over the weekend with other galleries and artists through Ireland.
Lord David Puttnam - the Oscar-winning champion of Ireland’s digital future is coming to BCFE.Film aficionados will know David Puttnam as the producer of Chariots of Fire, The Killing Fields, Midnight Express and The Mission. These days Lord Puttnam is advocating that Ireland realises the full potential unleashed by the digital world – by becoming more connected, inclusive and creative.
He was appointed Ireland’s Digital Champion in 2012 by the Minister for Communications. Throughout his career Puttnam has been a genuine champion and early adopter of digital technologies and he believes that digital media can improve our quality of life, our skills, our employability and our prosperity. David Puttnam will be talking to BCFE students in the Anna Brett Hall on Thursday November 20th at 1030am. All are welcome.
Graduation is happening on 21st November in the RDS and it's always a great occasion and celebration of students' achievement.
There will be two sessions: the first at 1:00pm will be for Social Care, Art, Animation and Computer courses. The second session at 7:00pm will be for Business and RTL, Music, Television, Film, Media and BAMPM.
A letter has been sent to all graduands about the graduation with details about arrangements for the day.
Intercultural Day Party will take place on Thursday November 27th in the Main Building canteen. There will be music, prizes and cultural food from many different places, as well as a raffle, and other events.Funds raised go to the Irish Red Cross Ebola appeal.
In order to become part of our Alumni network it is essential that you pre-register on-line by Monday 17th November 2014. Please log onto http://alumni.bcfe.ie and complete the Alumni information requested on form.
Fibre Art graduate Laura Jordan recently appeared in the Leinster Leader in connection with her exhibition in Kildare Town Heritage Centre. The full article can be accessed here.
'Shoot' by Rory Conway and 'Wounded' by Helga Bjarnadottir are being screened at the Dublin Animation Film Festival in DLIADT on Saturday 18th October. Both are nominated in the Best Graduate Film category. Rory Conway from CDA2 last year won the Best Animation Film 2014 at the Fingal Film Festival on Sun 28th September with his film 'Shoot.' His film was screened at the festival along with 'Hunted' by Petru Goia. 'Shoot' is also being screened, also on Saturday 18th at the Dublin Film Festival in the Pavilion, Swords and is nominated for an Audience Choice Award.
Internationally acclaimed American game designer Brenda Romero is visiting Ballyfermot College of Further Education to share her expertise with staff and students from Monday Sept 29 - Wednesday October 1st. For decades, Brenda Romero has been a major figure in the field of game design. Famous for her work on the role-playing series Wizardry, she's also known for her work on Def Jam: Icon, Playboy:The Mansion, and Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes. She has worked on 27 commercial titles, including numerous titles on the Xbox 360, Xbox, PS3 and PS2, and five games on Facebook.
BCFE is delighted to host someone of Brenda Romero's standing in the field. Over the three days she will deliver master classes to students and provide staff with advice on course development to reflect current industry needs. Romero has Irish connections and is hoping to trace some of her ancestors during her visit to Ireland. Any help welcome.
Every year, a number of students from the BCFE Music Management and Music Performance courses go to Hammelburg in Germany to attend the Mu:Zone event. You can see what they get up to at these intense workshops here.
|Applications Open (Round 1)||Wednesday, 10th of December 2014|
|Open Evening||Wednesday, 28th of January 2015, 16.00-19.00|
|Appplications Closing Date (Round 1)||Frday, 6th March 2015|
|Interviews (Round 1)||From Wednesday 11th - Friday 13th March 2015|
|Applications Reopen (Round 2)||Monday, 24th March 2015|
|Interviews (Round 2)||Friday 1st May 2015|