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New York Film Academy Australia ACTING & FILM SCHOOL The Most Hands-on Intensive Programs In The World
ACCREDITED PROGRAMS IN AUSTRALIA

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA
of Screen and Media

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

Screenwriting

CUA51015 - DIPLOMA
of Screen and Media

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

Screenwriting

3D Animation & VFX

Producing

Documentary Filmmaking

UP-SKILLING PROGRAM IN AUSTRALIA
Non-Accredited

SHORT-TERM

Filmmaking

Acting for Film

TEENS CAMPS

Film Camps

Acting Camps

LOCATIONS IN AUSTRALIA

Sydney, Australia - Campus

Gold Coast, Australia - Campus

INTERNATIONAL LOCATIONS

NORTH AMERICA

New York City - Campus

Los Angeles - Campus

South Beach, Florida - Campus

Walt Disney World® Resort, FL

Harvard University

MIDDLE EAST

Doha, Qatar

SOUTH AMERICA

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

EUROPE

Florence, Italy

Paris, France

Berlin, Germany

Moscow, Russia

Minsk, Belarus

Barcelona, Spain

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Istanbul, Turkey

Athens, Greece

ASIA-PACIFIC

Beijing, China

Shanghai, China

Kyoto, Japan

Mumbai, India

Seoul, Korea

Jakarta, Indonesia

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA - FILMMAKING

NYFA film school students filming with a Red One digital camera

OVERVIEW

New York Film Academy Australia delivers the nationally recognised training program CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media with chosen coursework focusing on filmmaking.



Students enrolling in this program at NYFA Australia receive a hands-on education that allows them to make a number of original short film projects, while learning the principles of visual and dramatic storytelling. The prerequisite program, CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media, students are immersed in the fundamentals through a series of projects and in-class instruction. In the CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, students learn the essentials of filmmaking through the creation of a more polished and professional short film.

The curriculum for the filmmaking program was created by distilling all the essential elements of professional film productions into an intensive, accelerated, hands-on program. The New York Film Academy Australia’s filmmaking program combine essential concepts and theory with extensive practical experience. Throughout the course students will utilise industry-standard equipment in premier professional facilities.

As part of the program, students write, direct, shoot, and edit their own original films while also serving in a variety of crew positions — including director of photography, gaffer, grip, and assistant camera operator. This variety of experience produces well-rounded filmmakers who graduate fully prepared to enter the film industry.

Students at NYFA Australia gain a working understanding of contemporary professional production equipment, including lighting and sound equipment, as well as an assortment of camera accessories.

Students will learn the craft of filmmaking and acquire significant production experience. They also gain invaluable professional skills and establish a network of working relationships with their classmates that can become a part of their professional life, long after they complete the program, both in Australia and beyond.

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA - FILMMAKING: SUBJECTS

Students take a wide variety of filmmaking classes, covering everything from the essentials of directing to how to develop a script and operate a variety of high-end HD cameras. Contact hours include in-class instruction as well as instructor-supervised workshops, where students gain hands-on experience with the equipment they will use on their own original projects. All of this is done under the guidance of expert instructors who are active professionals in their fields.

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA - FILMMAKING: PROJECTS

In addition to the program's coursework, students will complete a multitude of projects over the course of the program that help them develop professional-level skills, working on everything from short exercises to festival-quality short film productions. Students can expect to complete film projects that address the following ideas and concepts:

  • Mise-en-scène
  • Continuity
  • Music and Montage
  • Text and Subtext
  • Point of View
  • Dramatic Storytelling
This filmmaking program at NYFA Australia is an ideal way for aspiring filmmakers to learn the essentials of filmmaking and gain practical experience — all while producing their own original film projects.

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA - FILMMAKING: PRE-REQUISITES FOR ADMISSION

Successful completion of the NYFA Australia CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media (coursework — filmmaking focus) or equivalent.

CUA60615 - ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA - FILMMAKING: APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested students are to submit the following, prior to attending a panel interview:

  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Creative Portfolio
  • Statement of Purpose

PLEASE NOTE: This program is equivalent to the Second Semester of the New York Film Academy's one-year certificate program as offered in the United States. Students who successfully complete the program will receive an CUA60615 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media and a transcript for the second semester of the United States certificate program.





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Sydney: 19 Greek St, Glebe NSW 2037 | Tel. +61 2 8964 9321
Gold Coast: Main Campus - Southport Central, Suite 2110, Tower 2, 5 Lawson Street, Southport QLD 4215 | Tel. +61 7 5555 1300
Workshop Space - Village Roadshow Studios, Entertainment Road, Oxenford, Gold Coast, QLD Australia 4210

For Australian locations: All programs and workshops are solely owned and operated by the New York Film Academy Australia and are not affiliated with Village Roadshow Studios.
For U.S. locations: All programs and workshops are solely owned and operated by the New York Film Academy and are not affiliated with Universal Studios, Harvard University, or Walt Disney World ® Resort.

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