Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.
Film is subject to academic study in a variety of different areas, including film history, criticism, and production. Students often analyze the social, political, aesthetic, and narrative features of a particular work, as well as the general theories that underlie filmmaking as a whole.
Due to the numerous countries within Oceania, work occasions and work permit laws differ greatly, with data on opportunities in some nations being limited. Australia and New Zealand are the most advanced countries in the area.
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You will directly enroll in the University of Auckland's four-week practical program for emerging filmmakers. Discover first-hand what draws the global film industry to New Zealand and create your own short drama episode. [+]
The 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland third in the world for quality of life. With beautiful volcanoes and lava flows, a dynamic mixture of European, Asian, and Pacific influences, friendly residents, and breathtaking coastal views, you’ll fall for Auckland’s unique charm. With Auckland as your home, you’re in the perfect place from which to experience both the cultural and natural wonders of New Zealand.What You'll Study
You will directly enroll in the University of Auckland's four-week practical program for emerging filmmakers. Discover first-hand what draws the global film industry to New Zealand and create your own short drama episode. Structured around a practical production process based on professional television industry practice, this program is a hands-on experience designed to set you up with the tools you need to launch your career in film, television and digital media industries. Due to the small size and intensive nature of the program, admission is highly selective.... [-]
At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner with award-winning sound designers, mixers, and composers who have contributed to films like Black Hawk Down and We Were Soldiers, as well as top video games like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Guild Wars 2. [+]
With locations across all 50 states, as well as in Canada, Australia and the U.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students launch their music industry careers over the past quarter century. Our collective of mentors includes hundreds of experienced producers and engineers with real album credits, many of whom work with Grammy-winning and Platinum-selling recording artists and musicians. We screen our mentors carefully to make sure our students are receiving the highest caliber of training and guidance available, enabling them to connect to the music industry and go on to successful careers of their own. ... [-]
This introductory 10 week, online course from Australia’s premier Broadcast School will teach you the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV series concepts. Comprised of ten modules with a wide variety of learning activities, you’ll analyse existing comedies and dramas, participate in online group activities, and get individual feedback on your writing. [+]
This is an online, ten-week course that will introduce you to the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV drama and comedy series concepts.
Enrolments for this course close on Friday 9th October at 5 pm OR when the course is full. There is an online tutorial session every Tuesday evening 7-9pm from 13th October to 15th December.
The course comprises ten modules with a wide variety of learning activities in a lively online text chat forum and includes:viewing and analysis of existing drama and comedy online group activities individual assignments and tutor feedback students will be supplied with course notes for individual download.
Specific areas to be explored are the creation of a dramatic world, the 'what if' conceptual question, development and creation of a dynamic protagonist, the use of secondary characters, primary and secondary storylines and assembling a series concept document.... [-]
Led by writer/producer/director Pauline Clague, this intensive, eight week, the online program uses online chat sessions, viewings, readings and AFTRS video tutorials to explore the art of creating a bible for a Webisode series, culminating in personalised feedback on your pitch document from an Australian TV network. [+]
plural noun: webisodes
1. an original episode derived from a television series, made for online viewing.an online video that presents an original short film or promotes a product, film, or television series.
Led by writer/producer/director Pauline Clague, this intensive, eight week, the online program uses online chat sessions, viewings, readings and AFTRS video tutorials to explore the art of creating a bible for a Webisode series, culminating in personalised feedback on your pitch document from an Australian TV network.
Webisodes are quickly becoming the new short films (Bondi Hipsters, The Katering Show, Funny Or Die, Diddy TV) giving new & emerging filmmakers who have yet to work in series television the opportunity to see how their film ideas might work in a longer format.... [-]
A lively online course from Australia’s premier Film School that focuses on concept, structure, story and character. By the end of 10 weeks, you will have gone through the process of developing your idea into a fully-fledged screenplay story with a traditional three-act structure. [+]
From the comfort of your keyboard, wherever you may be. Learn with an AFTRS Open's industry expert -- online!
This immensely popular course comprises ten modules with two weekly online chat sessions, a variety of assignments and collaborative activities.
With a strong focus on...Concept Structure Story Character
...this lively and engaging course makes the task of screenwriting that much easier for emerging writers by imparting the skills of preparation. This is the extensive groundwork you do before you actually start writing.
Participants should begin this course with the germ of an idea for a genre based screenplay. This should not be an idea that has already been written as a screenplay.... [-]