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This qualification is designed for learners who want to learn introductory knowledge and skills involved in Art Department on film and television productions, including the foundations of art and design on film and TV productions, practical fabrication skills, project based-learning on a real production, and preparation for the industry. This 19 week programme provides learners with a tool kit for use during the course and beyond, and with the skills to walk into an entry level job in the sector.
New Zealand’s screen industry is booming as Hollywood looks to New Zealand more and more as a safe haven for film and television production. Amazon’s “Lord of the Rings” prequel, James Cameron’s “Avatar” sequels and Netflix’ reboot of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ are all in desperate of people who know their way around a film and tv set. In Auckland alone the industry predicts it will need 500 graduates over the next three years to fill various roles on set.
To help fill the demand, we’ve launched a new intensive 19 week course, giving you introductory skills in the art department, and the confidence to be part of the team who create worlds you see on screen.
What's so special about this course?
It’s one of a kind.
No one else in the industry is offering a course like this designed to be an intensive introduction to understanding working on a film and tv set in one of the many art dept roles.
Be ready in 19 weeks.
Because you’ll spend time working on a set you’ll have the confidence to walk into an entry level job on set.
This is for anyone!
There are so many skills needed on set, whether that’s managing the props, costumes and sets, or being part of the team who make them.
Study at our legendary South Seas campus.
Have the unique experience of studying and working alongside our Film & TV production and acting students, just like in the industry.
Class sizes are capped at 15 so you’ll get lots of attention.
Get industry exposure.
Because we are so close to the industry, we will have heaps of industry guests who you will get to meet. This will also come in handy when you graduate.
Students must provide evidence of NCEA Level 2 or equivalent, be at least 16 years of age, and have basic computer skills with an interest in design.
Students who speak English as a second language must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 5.5.
International students need to be at least 18 years old.
$4,596.84 + $170 Student Services Levy + $650 Course Related Costs* (fees are subject to change)
*Course Related Cost - Covers your course toolbox and tools, an on set belt and PPE equipment which includes earmuffs, safety glasses and a respirator.
This amount can be covered by studylink's courses related cost loan.
(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)
Please note fees are subject to change.
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