The South Seas Film & Television School’s Diploma in Film and Television Production course is the New Zealand's leading course for people wanting to establish careers in the NZ Film and Television industry.
The course provides intensive, practical, hands-on training in all essential production skills including:
Film and Digital Video Camera Operating; Film and Video Lighting; Sound Recording; Drama Directing and Script Writing; Documentary Directing and Research; Production Planning and Management; Post Production Editing; Sound Post Production; On Screen Acting and Directing of Actors; Art and Design Department skills including set dressing, standby props, story boarding, scenic art finishing and set designing.
In addition, South Seas provides training in a wide range of Television Multi-Camera Studio production skills including:
studio and outside broadcasting multi-camera operating; multi-camera directing; floor managing; TPA co-ordinating; vision mixing; audio mixing; auto-cue operating; technical operations and graphics operating.
Students receive training in a comprehensive range of the above skills in terms 1 and 2 and then select a major specialist skill to continue on for advanced training in terms 3 and 4.
The intensive practical nature of the Film and TV production course produces graduates who are ready to work in the industry and establish rewarding creative careers. Our extensive list of graduate employment, detailed in our prospectus, confirms that South Seas Film and Television graduates are highly regarded and in demand throughout all areas of Film and Television production both in New Zealand and internationally.
Registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments.