Film & TV Mastery has been one of the school's long running masteries. It began in 2007 and its students have been producing exciting productions for a wide range of platforms and media formats. Students from Grades 7 to 12 share their amazing journey of exploration and discovery as they build their own confidence and allow the freedom of film expression to help define themselves as young men and women.
Who should join this Mastery?
Students who can work independently but who also thrive in a creative group environment and who have a calling to express themselves on screen and in new interactive media.
What career paths exist?
Many… film industry, TV, radio, live theatre, graphics and communications, etc.
What kinds of activities are students of this mastery involved in?
• Genre film-making • Technology incl: drones, GoPro, 3D, VR, Green Screen, 3 camera TV studio, single cinecamera, lighting, sound, etc. • Story telling through media
What formal qualifications can be earned from this mastery?
Students in Grades 10-12 can earn credits towards the ATAR Applied Subject of Arts in Practice. or even the ATAR General Subject Film, TV and New Media. Full completion and successful submission of all course work in Grade 12 would achieve full credit in either subject. Students are also able to compete in an organised film festivals and related project and performance work.
What are the equipment or uniform requirements for this mastery?
For details, consult the Coordinator. Students in this mastery normally wear their Sports Uniform unless otherwise instructed.
What is the maximum number of students in this mastery in each grade?
Up to 18 students across Grades 7 to 12 are accepted into this mastery each year. Entry is by interview and portfolio (for the older grades). Interviews are held in the first or second week of each term.