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Our animation, screen and media courses allow your to step into our multi-camera, screen production, animation and radio studios, including green screens and full sound and editing suites - helping you put your training into immediate practice. Radio students can take part in shows on SYN Radio 90.7FM, while our screen media class can see their projects screened at the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI).

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This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.

In the first year of this course, you will learn to follow a design process, produce and prepare images, and collect and generate content.

These skills will be used to develop media for print and screen, and create interactive applications using the Adobe CS5 suite of products, specifically, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash.

You will complete projects including a DL postcard, DVD slip cover, disc label, HTML newsletter, HTML website, Flash animation, Flash video, Flash website, and group website (Flash and HTML).

In the second year, you will enhance your design skills by exploring layout and typography. You will develop visual literacy through maintaining a visual diary and learn about writing styles for varying multimedia content.

You will develop a game using Flash Actionscript and learn the basics of digital composing using After Effects. You will also complete several projects, including logo development and corporate identity, Illustrator Portrait, an advertising pitch (group exercise), a Flash game, Flash digital portfolio and After Effects video sequence.

In addition, you will spend time at the end of the course preparing for the multimedia exam.

The Certificate IV in Screen and Media will provide you with an introduction to digital media skills that apply to the fields of film and television, animation and interactive multimedia. 

You will study subjects designed to produce a folio of work that can be used for entry to screen and media courses at both diploma and degree level.

You will learn drawing, storyboarding, animation, design, visual effects, vision and sound editing and screen production skills.

After successfully completing this course, you can apply directly to Holmesglen for entry to the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media in either the Short Film or Animation streams.

This Diploma of Screen and Media provides comprehensive training in a variety of animation techniques, including 2D illustration and computer animation, stop motion and claymation, and 3D animation.

The course will develop your animation skills and also provide you with training in animation software, lighting, camera and scanning equipment, to introduce you to industry level animation technologies and techniques.

Learn the skills for creating, producing and presenting both radio and television programs in this one year Diploma of Screen and Media.

During the year, you will produce and present radio shows from the Chadstone campus radio studio.

Enjoy the benefits of our unique partnership with community television station Channel 31, which allows you to create and produce your own television series.

You will also participate in industry work experience, develop presentation and voice skills, and learn to promote your work.

Key study areas include researching and writing for radio and television, recording and editing sound for news stories, ads and radio features, panelling and producing live radio, and filming and editing video packages for broadcast.

You will also gain experience in various crew roles in a multi-camera TV studio, and presenting on radio and TV.

The course also covers areas such as media law, creative thinking, job seeking and maximising social media engagement.

This Diploma of Screen and Media, short course stream, will give you the skills to specialise in film and television production, post-production and production management.

If you enjoy the production process and the practical skills of working with crews, camera and lighting, this course will provide you with a rich experience in hands-on film making.

You'll be guided through developing the practical skills and knowledge required to work successfully in the media industry.

The course covers a range of areas including production skills, camera, sound, lighting, editing, special effects, planning, script-writing and promotion.

After completing this course, you can work as a camera operator, sound recordist, editor, director, scriptwriter or special effects creator.

The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media will teach you essential skills through the constant production of content, while using the same agile production methodology used in contemporary screen and media production industries.

You will be offered the chance to produce corporate communications, viral marketing videos, short-form web series, event documentaries, short films and branded content, driven by interaction with real-world clients.

Throughout the year-long course, you'll work on multiple projects, with an emphasis on fast turnaround, multiple iterations of project-based assessments.

The Advanced Diploma is delivered in two specialist streams, Animation and Live Action.

Animation, Screen and Media Open Days

To be successful in these rapidly moving fields you need specialist skills, knowledge and experience with the latest technology and techniques. Visit us on Open Day and meet the Coordinator, tour the facilities and learn more about what is offered in the field of animation, live action and the film industries.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Learn the skills for creating, producing and presenting both radio and television programs in this one year hands on course. During the year you will produce and present radio shows from the Chadstone campus radio studio. Visit us on Open Day and meet the teachers, tour the facilities and ask questions and learn more about the exciting world of broadcasting in Radio and TV.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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