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Why study film and TV at QUT?

Storytelling for screen is no longer restricted to big budget cinema releases and television series commissioned by major networks. The need for quality content across digital media platforms, such as subscription TV, mobile devices, Internet, promotional campaigns and film festivals is leading to lucrative opportunities for multi-skilled professionals to generate highly creative, captivating productions.

In Film, TV and New Media Production courses at QUT there is an emphasis on creating quality content for a broad range of applications. You can explore a range of genres including: documentary, drama, television formats and experimental film; and will be encouraged to consider formats that include film, television, digital, web and mobile platforms.

QUT's film courses are designed for the digital age providing flexibility of choice, while encouraging you to develop your skills in producing, editing, sound, cinematography or directing. You may also wish to hone your skills in scriptwriting. You will gain an understanding of the techniques used in audiovisual media, develop business and leadership abilities and knowledge of how the industry works.

Our graduates have gone on to make films that have been screened at major international and Australian film festivals including:

  • Cannes
  • Berlinale
  • Tribeca
  • Brisbane International Film Festival
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • Tropfest.

Our graduates have won Oscars, Emmys, BAFTAs, and AFI awards. Graduates have had their work broadcast locally and overseas. They have found employment on television programs such as Masterchef (USA), Enough Rope, Toasted TV, Australian Story and McLeod's Daughters, and international feature films such as Australia and Nim's Island.

Career outcomes

Graduates work in the film, television and screen industries in entry level positions on film sets, for production companies, for screen media outlets and as freelance professionals.

Those who specialise in producing may aspire to work in research, production management, script development and editing, or programming and scheduling for screen media outlets.

Those who choose the craft specialisations can expect to pursue careers as cinematographers, vision and sound editors, directors or scriptwriters.

Contacts

Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059