Why should I study Gateway 2 Film and Television?
South Australia has a thriving screen industry with world-class film and television production. The industry attracts interstate and international incentives and represents a significant part of the state’s economy. There are increasing opportunities in the state for the creation of screen content, supporting the development and growth of a highly skilled and specialised workforce in creative, administrative and technical roles.
The Gateway 2 Film and Television course aims to provide the first steps for students who wish to explore a career in the screen industry. It provides them with basic knowledge and skills in film and television production, emphasising industry roles and pathways into further education and employment. The course focuses on the development of practical skills while providing a deeper understanding of how work is carried out in the industry.
During the course, students explore the context of the South Australian screen industry and develop either a film or television product. The course is designed for students who wish to take the initial steps for a potential career in the screen industry while allowing them to explore their interests and develop skills tailored to their specific needs.
Where does Gateway 2 Film and Television lead?
This course is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in film and television production, opening opportunities for further education and training. Students completing the course may continue their education through SACE or undertake a Certificate III in Screen and Media in their area of interest. The skills learned in the program are also transferable to other areas, supporting students to understand media languages and produce screen content for different personal, professional and academic purposes. The course also aims to provide opportunities for students to connect with industry through partnerships with industry.
What work will I do in Gateway 2 Film and Television?
The program is designed around the SACE Stage 1 Media Studies subject, and includes both practical skills and the analysis of film and television production. Throughout the course, students reflect on their interactions with film and television, explore key aspects of screen production and develop one film or television product, such as a short film, documentary, advertisement or television show. Students experience a range of different roles in an environment that replicates a film or television set, and apply theoretical knowledge to develop their product.
What do other students think about Gateway 2 Film and Television?
This subject will be offered for the first time in 2024.
Where can I find more information about Gateway 2 Film and Television?
For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information:
- Stage 1 (Year 11)