Introduction To Film and Television Production




  • South Seas Film School

    Dec 13 - 15, 2021

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The course is aimed at introducing students to the basic video production skills used in studio and location recording and postproduction editing of television programmes.

Time: 9am - 5pm

What you'll learn

The course delivers 3 days of intensive hands-on practical training.

Students will shoot and record his or her own location production, edit this into a programme item, record their own photo stills video, and take part in a studio magazine programme production.

Students are trained by industry-experienced tutors and work in Yoobee Colleges extensive and recently upgraded 4K capable studio and production facilities. The course tutors will also take time to discuss and answer questions about industry careers and the content and training methods of Yoobee Colleges.

Students learn all the basic techniques of editing and field recording before going out on location to record. These location shoots are edited for programming into a more advanced studio production. During the 3 days students rotate roles and cover a wide range of integrated skills.

These include:

  • Vox Pops - camera and sound recording operations
  • Studio video camera and sound recording operations
  • Directing of location and studio productions 
  • Studio control room vision switching
  • Studio production floor managing
  • Post-production editing on non-linear editing suites
  • Reporting, presenting and interviewing for television  
  • Researching and scripting links and interviews for television programmes

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Domestic and International Students

$290 (Including GST)

Payment Options
Pay by Invoice (Eligible for Organisations/Schools only)
Pay at a Campus (During office hours only)

Entry Requirements

Domestic students need to be at least 15 years old.

International students need to be at least 18 years old.

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The October intake for this course has been cancelled

This is due to the current Alert Levels in Auckland. We encourage everyone to enrol for the December intake as the last opportunity for 2021.