Screen Production

Screen Production provides an intensive, film-school-style experience for future writers, directors and producers of drama and documentary films.

Subject overview

Screen Production provides practical experience of film and media making, embedded within a liberal arts programme that explores the history, aesthetics and technologies of film and media.

You will be encouraged to develop traditional and innovative skills for creating cinematic narratives, as well as gaining technical expertise from staff with strong links to the industry.

Screen and Production is not offered as a BA major, but you can take courses at undergraduate level or enrol in the postgraduate programme.

Where can Screen Production take you?

Films produced by our students have screened at major international film festivals, including Venice, London and New York, and been included in the New Zealand International Film Festival.

We are proud of our close relationship with industry, as evidenced by our Industry Board of Advisors and the number of graduates who have successfully secured work in the industry.

Career options with an Arts degree

Screen Production guest speakers

James Cameron on the Art and Craft of Storytelling

Director James Cameron met with Associate Professor Schuchi Kothari to discuss storytelling on screen.

Interview with the Vista Foundation guest speaker Dame Jane Campion

The world-renowned screenwriter, producer and director Dame Jane Campion was interviewed by Media Studies alumnus Marc Laureano from the Pan-Asian Screen Collective. 

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