The New Media Technology College was set up in 2000 to offer highly specialised programmes in Digital Media. Digital media (as opposed to analog media) usually refers to Electronic media that work on digital Codes. Since then, the College has expanded the range of courses to include a Master of Arts in Film Direction and Production and FETAC accredited courses in Film, Photography, Music, Performing Arts, Interactive Media and Information Technology. A Master of Arts ( Latin: Magister Artium) is a Postgraduate academic Master's degree awarded by universities in a large The Further Education and Training Awards Council ( IrishComhairle na nDámhachtainí Breisoideachais agus Oiliúna) ( FETAC) is the statutory awarding body Photography (fә'tɒgrәfi or fә'tɑːgrәfi (from Greek φωτο and γραφία is the process and Art of recording pictures by means of capturing Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. The performing arts are those forms of Art which differ from the Plastic arts insofar as the former uses the artist's own Body, Face and presence Interactive media refers to media that allows for active participation by the recipient hence Interactivity. Information technology ( IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA is "the study design development implementation support
The College is located in the heart of Dublin city centre, adjacent to St. Stephen's Green. Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. St Stephen's Green ( is an inner-city Public park in Dublin, Ireland. Staff and students have won numerous awards including the Golden Spiders Irish Internet Awards, Digital Media Awards and Irish Professional Photographers Association Awards. Students films have premiered at festivals in Europe and the US.
A new HETAC BA (Hons) Degree in Film Production will begin Sept 2008. The Higher Education and Training Awards Council ( ( HETAC) the legal successor to the National Council for Educational Awards (NCEA grants Higher education
The College is currently participating in the Media-funded project [ProDigi] http://prodigi.ulusofona.pt/ ProDigi is the international co-production of 3 short fiction films (Portugal, Spain and Ireland). All films are co-productions by mixed teams of students from the partner schools COFAC (PT), New Media Technology College (IE) and the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (ES). Funding is provided for student travel and accommodation in Ireland, Portugal and Spain; and film production expenses.