|Course Code:||CT63 (National ID: CUF60107)|| |
|Careers:||Cinematographer, Producer/Director || |
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
Get behind the camera and immerse yourself in the exciting world of film and television. Work on real-life productions and produce short drama films on 16mm; you can even try your hand at being 'Head of Cinematography'.
Studying an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Camera) 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 - best preparing you for a career in the film and television industry.
View our brochure to see the career pathways for our film and television courses.
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Where this course can lead you
Harness specialist camera skills in a hands on and practical environment; learning from lecturers with industry-based experience and using high-standard professional equipment. You’ll leave Central armed with the skills to walk straight on set and start filming.
With an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Camera) from Central you could build a career in the film and television industry as a:
Cameraperson: operate the camera for your favourite TV show
Cinematographer: capture beautiful images in film or television
Director: become the driving artistic source behind a production for the whole world to see
Producer: distribute a production to your chosen audience
Editor: work with the Director to perfect the production
Your Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Camera) opens the door for further study at WA's leading universities. See Uni Pathways for details.
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:
turn your ideas into a unique screen vision
become highly confident using industry standard equipment
perform post-production activities
learn to interpret and use key elements of scripts or shoot plans as the basis for devising camera coverage
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.
Central's university pathway arrangements can help you gain entry to Curtin University or Edith Cowan University upon completion of your Advanced Diploma in Screen & Media.
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 Communications (Screen Studies)
180 credits (50%)
Equivalent to 1.5 years
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Film & Video)
180 credits (50%)
Equivalent to 1.5 years
Central has a unique collaboration with Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) which enables Central graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Camera) to convert their qualification into a Bachelor of Communications (Media Studies) after completion of a 40 week intensive program.
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $1503. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $4258 over the one year the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is n/a. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|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|
|D0668||BSBDES502A||Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief|
|D0669||BSBDES601A||Manage design realisation|
|D0760||BSBINN502A||Build and sustain an innovative work environment|
|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|
|D1093||CUFCAM601A||Direct cinematography for screen productions|
|D1116||CUFDIG502A||Design web environments|
|D1128||CUFDRT604A||Devise camera coverage|
|D1148||CUFLGT501A||Conceive and develop lighting designs|
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.
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