Making the Grade

Every year teachers and students throughout Ireland prepare for their graded musical exams. 


This uplifting and heartfelt 2017 documentary explores the bonds between these teachers and their students as they struggle through these grades. 


Posted here at Windmill Lane, this is the story of the transformative power of music and the role it plays for both students and teachers.


Production Company: Venom Films
Director: Ken Wardrop

Producer: Andrew Freedman

DOP: Ken Wardrop



Windmill Lane Credits

  • Editor: John O’Connor
  • Colourist: Matt Branton
  • Re-Recording Mixer: Dom Lawrence