Diploma in Screen Production (Level 6) in Yoobee School of Design

Last Updated on April 19, 2021 by West Highlander

Yoobee School of Design

Campus: Christchurch Campus

Duration: 40 weeks

Intake: Feb and July

*Fee: $19,500 + $2,000 COURSE FEE

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Learn full screen production methods and make video content. From pre-production (creating ideas for film and television projects) right through to production) and post-production (polishing and editing what you’ve captured on camera), the Diploma in Screen Production will provide you the industry-relevant tools to make your own short film or passion project.

Learn the art of cinematography, sound capture, script writing and storyboarding. Know how to direct, produce and edit. Hone your skills in sound design, colour grading, composition and visual effects.

You will get to write, direct and shoot dynamic screen productions. You’ll then get to put the final touches on productions by learning the most industry-relevant and cutting edge post-production techniques.

Moreover, you’ll be able to take credit for all your work by seeing your name in the credits of a short film that you’ve produced, directed, and edited at a special screening of your work.

With experience every aspect of screen production and a professional show reel to your name, the Diploma in Screen Production will provide you the knowledge to apply for an entry-level role in the fields of film, television, or post-production.

Complete this course and get the New Zealand Diploma in Screen Production (Level 6)

Course Features:

With the Diploma, you’ll have invaluable experience in all aspects of the production process. Here are just some skills that you’ll learn over 40 weeks.

  • Commercial Studio – Learn the commercial application of screen production and explore the ways that video and motion can be employed for promotional, artistic and informative context. Hone skills in commercial pre-production, production and post-production.
  • Narrative Studio – Discover the technique of narrative storytelling in film, and explore intermediate pre-production, production and post-production workflow skills.
  • VFX Studio – Work with industry-leading compositing software and discover the process of VFX design and production.
  • Production Studio – Design and produce a self-driven screen production project pastor an online presence and complete a dynamic show reel.
  • This course will open a world of possibilities and career paths.

  • Ingest Editor – In this you all have to do is to get the footage into the system and make video assets.
  • Camera Assistant – Help the camera operator or director of photography with lenses, kit and lights.
  • Motion Graphics Artist – Use your design and animation skills to create animated graphics for TV and film production.
  • Rotoscoper – Use your skills to magically separate objects and actors off of backgrounds and work your way up to a VFX compositor role.
  • VFX Compositor – Make mind-blowing concepts for commercials, films and television. It’s a great step to become a flame operator or VFX supervisor.
  • Production Assistant –Skills can provide your way into other production roles like production management, first AD, directing and producing.
    Eligibility criteria

    Academic eligibility:

    Student must have completed 10+2 in any stream and must have evidence of creative work.

    English language proficiency score:

    1. IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5

    SPEAKING – 5.5

    READING – 5.5

    WRITING – 5.5

    LISTENING – 5.5

    1. TOEFL Score of 60 is required with a writing score of 18
    2. PTE required score is 50

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