Filmmaking, Television production, TV film studies

TV production, Film making, Television and Film Studies degree courses at undergrad uate bachelor, postgraduate master, Ph.D doctorate research levels in Australian universities are shown in the list below: 

  • Besides ATAR, what are the prerequisite HSC Year 12 subjects ?
  • Where can I study to be a Film maker, Producer,  Movie Director, Cinematographer, Film Crew or Stage staff ?
  • What is the best university to study Film production, movie making or television production ?
  • The near future will see more films  incorporate CGI (Computer Generated Images) technology and life like animation with movies like Avatar, 300, Gladiator, Star Wars and Beowulf being good examples. This leads to a need for cross skilling such as Visual Arts and Computer Animation studies.
  • A bachelor university degree in Film Studies or Television, Screen offers grads the best chances of finding work in a myriad roles in the growing film making ( movie, motion picture, cinema), television (TV) and video production, advertising and entertainment industry in Australia.
  • Australia  makes some of the best films and  produces some highly famous actors
  • Ever since blockbuster movies such as  Star Wars, 300, The Matrix, Mission Impossible, Superman and Happy Feet were made in Australia, there has been a good increase in demand of film making professionals in the Australian motion picture production and television industries.
  • As well, work availability in the motion picture industry in Australia is reliant on various factors such as the number of movie project coming in from USA which in turn depends on the strength of the Australian dollar, unemployment rates in US / Australia  etc.
  • It is unwise to think  Film making as a career that guarantees high income or employment stability. Not everyone  in the business has a job all the time or makes heaps of money.

Typical job titles in Film & TV industry

  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Cinematographer
  • Broadcasting Technician
  • Executive Producer
  • Film, Stage & Television Director
  • Film & Television Lighting Operator
  • Film & Television Camera Operator
  • Film and Television Editor
  • Film & Television Producer’s Assistant
  • Filmmaker
  • Lighting Technician
  • Media Presenter ( TV presenter )
  • Production Coordinator
  • Production Designer
  • Producer
  • Sound Technician
  • Set Designer

New South Wales : NSW

Victoria : VIC

Queensland : QLD

  • Film, screen &  media studies at Griffith University
  • Film, Television &  Screen-based Media courses at Bond University
  • Film TV New media degree courses at Queensland University of Technology : QUT

Western Australia :WA

  • WAAPA at Edith Cowan University : ECU Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts
  • Curtin University of Technology: Dept of Film, Television & Screen Arts
  • Bachelor of  Creative Industries at Edith Cowan University : ECU

South Australia : SA

Australian Capital Territory : ACT

  • Film studies major at Australian National University  : ANU

Other Film schools in Australia