There has never been a more exciting time to embark on a career in film and television production. Due to the growth of digital media, the mediums through which content is consumed have multiplied. This has created demand for professional content creators, producers, directors, cinematographers and editors in all sectors of the industry.
This hands-on course provides the comprehensive knowledge and advanced skills necessary for the creation and production of films, television productions, live broadcasts, documentaries, television commercials and music video clips. The course is structured to develop above the line practitioners in key crew roles, appealing to the serious filmmaker, whilst providing graduates with the skills necessary to meet the diverse needs of the industry.
Diploma of Film and Television
The Diploma course introduces students to the fundamentals of film and television, exploring history, cinematography, editing, lighting, location sound recording, sound design, screen writing and production management. Students investigate the techniques and aesthetics of screen language and storytelling, while working on a range of projects including a television studio program, green screen exercises and documentary production.
The practical components introduce students to the importance of working collaboratively in a range of crew roles, including crewing on second and third year productions.
Students are also required to express their individual creativity and voice through more complex production exercises including the completion of a short documentary.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)
These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger context from which to view and critique their own and others work in international cinema and genre subjects.
With the focus on developing industry-ready screen practitioners, students are provided internship opportunities and time to develop a feasible business plan for pitching to future investors. There is a significant practical component to the Degree, with students encouraged to specialise in the creative, technical or management role that most interests them. As part of their professional development, students are required to create a show reel of work that showcases their unique skills and talents to show to prospective employers.