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Film, Television & New Media


New technologies and changing social and
leisure patterns have caused a cultural revolution that requires students to have greater critical awareness of popular culture and visual communication. Film, Television & New Media literacy enables students to think, question, create and communicate by designing, producing and critiquing media texts.
Through FTVNM students will develop higher order cognitive and critical literacy skills,   gain an insight into the power and influence of the visual media, generate and experiment with ideas by using technologie,broaden their knowledge and understanding of the expanding moving-image media industries, develop personal skills including self discipline, problem-solving and ability to work collaboratively.
Course Content
Students study FTVNM through five key concepts: technologies, representations, audiences, institutions and languages.
There are  three dimensions to FTNM including design – proposals include treatments, storyboards, film scripts, soundtracks. Production – products include film trailers, short films, documentaries, promotional clips. Critique – formats include research report, written analysis, video essay, spoken presentation.
Future Careers
The information and creative industries are among the largest employers in many
countries. FTVNM provides students with critical and creative skills relevant to a wide range of work options in these and other areas.
The course leads to career opportunities in Film, Television and New Media production, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Teaching and Visual and Commercial Arts.
Further study options include a wide range of Degree and Diploma courses.
Head of Department
Last updated 13 March 2019
Last reviewed 13 March 2019