Film, Television and New Media offers the opportunity for students to develop teamwork, problem solving skills, project management, filming and editing skills as they produce media productions. They also develop critical literacy skills enabling them to think, question, and express ideas when designing media and analysing and evaluating media.
Future pathways include director, script writer, editor, film and TV camera operator, producer, teacher, film critic
Year 7 students complete a Film and TV taster course learning to use specific apps on the iPad in order to create animations and green screen images. The year 8-9 program involves students designing, producing and critiquing a range of genres including video games, short films, photography and radio. The Junior Secondary Film and TV program equips students with the skills to complete senior Film, TV and New Media.
Film, Television and Media is offered as an Authority subject which is university orientated. Students study a range of media including music videos, documentaries/mockumentaries, sitcoms, parody and Australian TV. Students demonstrate their knowledge of these genres through completing tasks in the following dimensions.
Design: Where students use key concepts to create proposals using preproduction formats.
Production: Involves students getting the opportunity to create media products using production practices.
Critique: When students are asked to analyse and evaluate products and their contexts of productions and use.