Media

Develop holistic skills in mobile storytelling, story boarding, film and TV production. Shoot and edit using broadcast cameras and a variety of platforms. Learn from highly qualified staff with extensive media experience. Enjoy access to a full audio recording studio, the latest AV production equipment and a three-camera TV studio.

Our very popular media workshops are available in Melbourne for year 10-12 students.

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Making the News

Curriculum: Year 10 Media Studies and English students

Dates and Location: February, June, July and November in Melbourne (Bundoora).

Duration: 4.5 hours

Cost: $25 per student or free to schools with ICSEA < 1000 + bus costs reimbursement

Capacity: 25 students

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Use La Trobe University’s MacLab, multi-camera television studio and control suite to learn the craft of television production. Work in teams to develop film and television production skills by writing, filming, editing and producing an original story package before making a live recording of a news broadcast.

Technical staff work alongside students as they take on the role of news, sport or weather presenter, camera operator, audio operator, vision switcher and more.

Symbolism

Curriculum: Year 9 Media Studies and English students

Dates and Location: By arrangement in Melbourne

Duration: 3.5 hours

Cost: $20 per student or free to schools with ICSEA < 1000 + bus costs reimbursement

Capacity: 25 students

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Learn how producers and directors use symbolism to display hidden messages and express ideas to audiences. Work with video cameras to gain practical experience. Plan, direct, produce and act in a silent short film by using symbolism to express ideas rather than dialogue or sound.

This hands-on workshop focuses on the process of media production.

Videography

Curriculum: Year 11 Media Studies

Dates and Location: February, March, June, July, November in Melbourne

Duration: 4.5 hours

Cost: $25 per student or free to schools with ICSEA < 1000 + bus costs reimbursement

Capacity: 25 students

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Discover the world of film making and the importance of continuity in this hands-on workshop for media studies. Students are guided through the three stages of production while creating their own short sequence film using digital video cameras and Premiere Pro.

Learn the theory behind the production of a continuity sequence – one of the building blocks of videography and cinematic storytelling.

For enquiries please contact ASSC outreach or make a booking