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Diploma in Film Making

Overview

Programme Overview

The Diploma in Film Making focuses on intensive practical training in all aspects of film and television production.  State of the art equipment and studio facilities (including green screen and editing suites) enable the production of compelling creative film content and development of comprehensive technical skills


Who should take this programme?

  • Enthusiasts and hobby film makers wishing to transition their personal film and television interests into an exciting career
  • Those wanting to become professional on-set technical crew
  • Experienced individuals wanting to stay competitive in a rapidly developing professional industry
  • Story-tellers and content creators wishing to develop practical film making skills

NZQA Accredited (PC9573)

  • Auckland

Skills

Skills and Outcomes

  • Develop storylines and treatments
  • Plan and shoot a wide range of content
  • Integrate live-action footage and elements of 3D annimation
  • Manage media assets
  • Create titles and credits for screen productions
  • Collaborate in a creative process
  • Ensure a safe workplace
  • Record sound on location
  • Apply special effects

Careers

Career Options

  • Camera Operator
  • Video Editor
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Scriptwriter
  • Videographer
  • Visual Designer
  • 2D or 3D Animator
  • Video Producer
  • Video Post Production Engineer
  • Lighting Technician
  • Performer/Actor
  • Advertising/Marketing/Promotions

Courses

Diploma in Film Making
VIEW COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Computing and Media
Visual Technologies
Multimedia Studies for Film
Film Making and Theory Studies
Film Studio Equipment
3D and Compositing
Advanced Film Studio Studies
Computing and Media
Visual Technologies
Multimedia Studies for Film
Film Making and Theory Studies
Film Studio Equipment
3D and Compositing
Advanced Film Studio Studies

Key Info

Entry Requirements
Minimum requirements
Domestic students must be at least 17 years of age, have New Zealand School Certificate or NCEA Level 1 Mathematics and Science, and a good command of oral and written English. International students must be at least 18 years of age, have a qualification equivalent to New Zealand School Certificate or NCEA Level 1 Mathematics and Science and IELTS score of 6.0.

Duration
1 Year
Tuition Fees
Annual
Total Qualification
Student Fees (What you pay)
$11,994
$11,994

Government Tuition Subsidy (What the government pays)
$9,436
$9,436

Total
$21,430
$21,430

Student Loan Information

Student Success
Successful Course Completions
87%

National Graduate Outcomes

(3 Years after Completion)

Median Earnings
$34,315

Earnings range
$24,987 - $43,976

In Employment
60%

In further study
28%

On a benefit
7%

Note:- All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.

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