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Our animation, screen and media courses allow you to show off your skills and get creative, while working on projects with industry partners. You will gain experience with the latest media and technology, as well as experience team-based work in a professional context. Each course will give you the practical training you need in purpose-built facilities, including multi-camera, screen production, animation and radio studios.

We have radio graduates working as producers at smoothfm, Fox and Nova, while our current students get to hone their skills at 88.3 Southern FM. Plus, if you’re a screen and media student, you will get to display your work at ACMI. Holmesglen is also proud to be involved in the Melbourne International Film Festival and the Melbourne International Animation Festival, as well as events such as the Brownlow Medal.

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In the first year of this Certificate III in Screen and Media, secondary school students 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.

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


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 intensive, one-year Diploma of Screen and Media.

During the hands-on course, you will create and produce radio shows from the Chadstone campus radio studio and broadcast from our associate station, Southern FM 88.3.

You will also learn the skills to make and edit your own podcasts, promos and interview features.

Our campus studio is equipped with Zetta and G selector, the current playout software used by all the major commercial radio stations.

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

You will film and edit segments for the program and produce the hosted multi-cam links in our TV studio. The completed shows are broadcast on Channel 31 and online in late October.

You will also develop presentation and voice skills, participate in industry work experience 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 Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio and TV) also covers areas such as media law, creative thinking, job seeking and maximising social media engagement.


This Diploma of Screen and Media, short film 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.


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, 09 May - 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, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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2019 Awards Finalist

Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio and TV) student Lisa Fremder, is a finalist in this years awards festival.
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