Course details

Diploma in Screen Production
NZQF Level 5

About the course

This qualification is designed for people who are new to the industry or considering a career in film, video or other related screen production industries. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to operate with supervision as useful contributors in the screen production industry. This includes the attributes necessary to contribute to a bi and multi-cultural environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The aim of this course is to equip students with early-to-intermediate industry-led skills and knowledge in filmmaking and screenwriting. To facilitate the development of self-reflective creative practice, underpinned by transferable skills.

Entry requirements

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About the provider

SAE has been delivering outstanding industry-focused education since 1976. We have set the benchmark for tertiary level qualifications in creative media because we know these industries and we know how to train industry-ready graduates. We love what we do and we are committed to the provision of education options that challenge, develop and inspire.

We are the world's leading educator in creative media industries because we work closely with our industry partners, we employ specialist teachers with real-world experience, and we deliver personalised education in world-class facilities.

Our specialised courses in creative media are responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of these industries. We help you reach your potential and realise your dreams.