Top 3 skills you will achieve:
- Direct production
- Turn your ideas into a unique screen vision for a screen production
- Edit Scripts
Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Director)
It's a wrap! Take the lead on all aspects of screen production and have the comprehensive skills necessary to direct your own piece of film or television.
|Course Code:||CT62 (National ID: CUF60107)|| |
|Careers:||Director, Producer|| |
One year (2 semesters) full time.
|How:||Full time|| |
|Where:||PERTH CAMPUS - Building 619 Aberdeen StreetNORTHBRIDGE6003|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
Plan, prepare and execute the next blockbuster movie or one of your favourite television shows in the exciting world of film and television! Work on real-life productions and produce short drama films on 16mm; where you'll try your hand at directing.
Studying an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Director) you'll gain hands-on skills and experience, working with industry bodies such as ABC and Screenwest. You'll undertake a stimulating work-placement program - the best way to prepare you for a career in the film and television industry.
View our brochure to see the career pathways for our film and television courses.
View examples of student work
Where this course can lead you
Harness specialist directing and personal skills in a hands-on and practical environment; learning from lecturers with industry-based experience and using high-standard professional equipment.
With an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Director) from Central you could build a career in the film and television industry as a:
Director: become the driving artistic source behind a production for the whole world to see
Cameraperson: operate the camera for your favourite TV show
Cinematographer: capture beautiful images in film or television
Producer: distribute a production to your chosen audience
Editor: work with the Director to perfect the production
Your Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Director) opens the door for further study at Western Australia’s leading universities. Check out our Uni Pathways.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's media qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
establish the vision for productions
direct production, performers and rehearsals
turn your ideas into a unique screen vision for a screen production
become highly confident using industry standard equipment
collaborate with parties involved in the production process
learn to develop a design brief and production marketing plan
develop all the necessary skills to realise productions and bring them to screen.
Central film and television graduates have embarked on careers in feature length films, national advertising campaigns, music videos and some of Australia's best television shows.
Connected with industry
At Central we place an emphasis on quality and practical training. The television broadcasting curriculum, facilities and equipment have been commended by operations managers of all three commercial TV stations and the ABC. We also ensure media professionals are our lecturers. So you gain the best learning experience possible.
We ensure our industry partners are involved in the development of our courses and curriculum, so the skills you obtain are relevant in the workforce.
Our Media Industry Partner
Central has a key partnership with
ABC television which has lead to
work placements, job outcomes post-study and industry guest speakers.
Central's university pathway arrangements mean your Diploma of Screen and Media will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a course at Curtin University or Edith Cowan University.
Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) Screen Arts – Extended
or Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) Screen Arts – Double Major
300 credits (50%)
Equivalent to 1.5 years
Edith Cowan University
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Screen Studies major)
Advanced Standing Credit: CCA1102 (Representation and Interpretation), CCA1103 (Creativity: Theory, Practice and History), CCA 1108 (Communications and Digital Technology), CCA3111 (Preparation for Professional Life), CMM1105 (Study Skills), FAV1101 (Introduction to Digital Video), FAV1111 (Film and Cinema Studies), FAV2101 (Introduction to Video Production), FAV2201 (Video Production: Drama and Documentary), FAV3301 (Advanced Video Production 1), FAV3401 (Advanced Video Production 2) and 1 x Level 1 Elective units (180 credit points)
Bachelor of Creative Industries
Advanced Standing Credit: CCA1103 (Creativity: Theory, Practice and History), CCA 1108 (Communications and Digital Technology), FAV1101 (Introduction to Digital Video), FAV1111 (Film and Cinema Studies), 2 x Level 1 Electives and 6 x Level 2 Electives (180 credit points)
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Film and Video major)
Advanced Standing Credit: CCA1103 (Creativity: Theory, Practice and History), CCA 1108 (Communications and Digital Technology), FAV1101 (Introduction to Digital Video), FAV1111 (Film and Cinema Studies), 2 x Level 1 Electives, 2 x Level 2 Major Units and 4 x Level 2 Electives (180 credit points)
|Description:||Complete 16 units; 2 core and 14 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D0649||BSBCRT501A||Originate and develop concepts|
|D0650||BSBCRT601A||Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity|
|D0849||BSBMGT605B||Provide leadership across the organisation|
|D0851||BSBMGT615A||Contribute to organisation development|
|D0881||BSBMKG605B||Evaluate international marketing opportunities|
|D0885||BSBMKG609A||Develop a marketing plan|
|D0955||BSBPUB503A||Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities|
|D1116||CUFDIG502A||Design web environments|
|D1123||CUFDRT501A||Direct rehearsals of performers|
|D1125||CUFDRT601A||Establish the creative vision for screen productions|
|D1126||CUFDRT602A||Audition and select performers|
|D1127||CUFDRT603A||Direct screen production crews|
|D1129||CUFDRT605A||Collaborate with editors during post-production|
Information for international students
Requirements for this course
Completion of Diploma of Screen & Media + Folio assessment.
Studying as an international student at Central
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 international students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011 and 2013.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Find out about applying to study at Central as an International student.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the (CT47) Diploma of Screen and Media (Film and Television).
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.
Applications to study this course in Semester 1, 2014 are now open
Apply online today to begin your study this year.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here
Domestic full time students
Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees. Tuition fees are calculated according to the course hours for each unit. The resource fees cover the materials and services required to complete a unit. Resource fees may vary slightly from unit to unit so an approximate amount has been shown.
Tuition fees:Average semester tuition fees: $2834 Whole course tuition fees based on 2 semesters: $5696
Resource fees:Approximate resource fees for each semester: $683
Total semester fees:Approximate cost per semester (tuition + resource): $3517
Please note these figures are based on full time study mode. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.
You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. You may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.
Paying your fees:Both tuition and resource fees for the upcoming semester should be paid in full at the time of enrolment. Find out how and where to pay for your course
Most Diploma and above students are eligible for VET FEE-HELP. This is a Government loan program that helps you with your fees so you can pay them off slowly by instalments.
Find out more about VET FEE-HELP
International students:The total course cost for international students is
$10,900 + resource fee
. You will need to pay your course fees to ETI
when you accept your offer.
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