CUA60615 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Cinema)

National ID: CUA60615 State ID: AA77
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Explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of Digital Cinema

This course provides you with the opportunity to work on varied content and will foster your skills in developing ideas, storylines and treatments, lighting design, directing, and editing techniques.

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to work within the film and television industry. This course will also give you the opportunity to explore the nature of storytelling through the medium of digital cinema.

You could find yourself working on content as varied as short-form narrative films with professional actors shot on cinema standard equipment, documentaries, micro dramas, and client-based projects.

Successful completion of this course may see you gain advanced standing for entry into the WA Screen Academy's Bachelor of Media & Communications at ECU.

  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • Develop lighting designs 
  • Develop storylines and treatments
  • Direct cinematography, performers and crews for screen productions
  • Edit complex screen productions 

I have the following attributes:

  • Creativity and vision
  • Presentation and negotiation skills
  • Leadership and management ability
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Financial skills and the ability to work to a budget
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Other job titles may include:

  • Assistant Director
  • Production assistant
  • Production manager
  • Various camera department positions
  • Junior editor
  • Editor
  • Post production supervisor
  • Colourist
  • Location Sound Recording
  • Boom Swingers

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Bachelor of Media & Communications, Edith Cowan University

Estimated Course Fee

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$7,180.00 $7,180.00 Yes $16,077.00

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 1, 2021

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Perth
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