Why should I study Screen and Media?
Adelaide is becoming the visual effects capital of Australia with major industry media companies such as Technicolour and Rising Sun Pictures establishing visual effects studios. The Certificate III in Screen and Media is designed for students to begin their journey within the entertainment design industry and develop their digital art and design skills as well as introduce them to a variety of pathways available to them within this industry.
Throughout the program, CDW Studios provides support through resources and workshops for students. Together, we’re proud to provide an innovative program that gives students greater opportunities and a head start in the industry.
Students may choose this subject if they are interested in pathways leading to this industry, or those who enjoy creating digital art or design works that want to further their knowledge and practical skills.
Where does Screen and Media lead?
Thebarton Senior College is working closely with CDW Studios to prepare students to work in the Entertainment Design industry. The Certificate III in Screen and Media aims at developing relevant industry skills and practices, preparing students for the next step in their career. It provides a pathway for further education, such as the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design) at Flinders University, run in conjunction with CDW Studios. This leads students into career pathways such as: visual effects artist, 2D or 3D animator, character designer, creature designer, 3D modeller, composition, illustrator and comic book artist.
What work will I do in Screen and Media?
This course is designed to give students an opportunity to build their core skills and experience the various pathways that the entertainment design industry offers. Students will study the core fundamentals such as digital painting methods and techniques, colour theory, perspective, lighting and the creative design process. Topics and pathways students will study in this course includes environment design, character design, 3D modelling, story boarding, creature design, figure drawing, matte painting and prop design.
What do other students think about Screen and Media?
This course has really opened up my opportunities in career paths and has encouraged me to continue in the line of digital art for my career path. This course has the greatest teachers who help to support me in order to complete my course. Screen and Media has the best atmosphere to work in with very social students and teachers. The best part of my learning happens in the design studio. This course has helped me to improve my artwork and the theory based around it.Cooper
Where can I find more information about Screen and Media?
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