New York Film Academy Australia

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media - Filmmaking

New York Film Academy Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094083C

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Overview

New York Film Academy Australia delivers the nationally recognised training program CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media with chosen coursework focusing on filmmaking.

Students enrolling in this filmmaking program at NYFA Australia receive a hands-on education that allows them to make a number of original short film projects, while learning the principles of visual and dramatic storytelling. The prerequisite program, CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media, students are immersed in the fundamentals through a series of projects and in-class instruction. In the CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, students learn the essentials of filmmaking through the creation of a more polished and professional short film.

The curriculum for the filmmaking program was created by distilling all the essential elements of professional film productions into an intensive, accelerated, hands-on program. The New York Film Academy Australia’s filmmaking program combines essential concepts and theory with extensive practical experience. Throughout the course students will utilise industry-standard equipment in premier professional facilities.

As part of the filmmaking program, students write, direct, shoot, and edit their own original films while also serving in a variety of crew positions - including director of photography, gaffer, grip, and assistant camera operator. This variety of experience produces well-rounded filmmakers who graduate fully prepared to enter the film industry.

Students at NYFA Australia gain a working understanding of contemporary professional production equipment, including lighting and sound equipment, as well as an assortment of camera accessories.

Students will learn the craft of filmmaking and acquire significant production experience. They also gain invaluable professional skills and establish a network of working relationships with their classmates that can become a part of their professional life, long after they complete the program, both in Australia and beyond.

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media - Filmmaking: Subjects

Students take a wide variety of filmmaking classes, covering everything from the essentials of directing to how to develop a script and operate a variety of high-end HD cameras. Contact hours include in-class instruction as well as instructor-supervised workshops, where students gain hands-on experience with the equipment they will use on their own original projects. All of this is done under the guidance of expert instructors who are active professionals in their fields.

CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media - Filmmaking: Projects

In addition to the program's coursework, students will complete a multitude of projects over the course of the program that help them develop professional-level skills, working on everything from short exercises to festival-quality short film productions. Students can expect to complete film projects that address the following ideas and concepts:

  • Feature Film Treatment
  • TV Commercial or Music Video
  • Short Festival-Ready Film or Feature Film (shot on RED Dragon)

This filmmaking program at NYFA Australia is an ideal way for aspiring filmmakers to learn the essentials of filmmaking and gain practical experience - all while producing their own original film projects.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,500 Per Year Read more17,750 per semester
Start date: 10 May 2021
06 September 2021
Duration: 2 semesters
Study mode: Full time
Address

New York Film Academy Australia

Gold Coast Campus
Southport Central Towers Central 2E, 5 Lawson Street Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the NYFA Australia CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media (coursework - filmmaking focus) or equivalent.

Worked in Relevant Part of Industry for Minimum Two Years AND,

Completion of Core Skills Profile for Adult - Numeracy and Reading at or Above Exit Level 3.

Address

New York Film Academy Australia
Gold Coast Campus
Southport Central Towers Central 2E, 5 Lawson Street Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia