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Film School

SACE Integrated Programs

SACE Stage 1 - 60 credits,
SACE Stage 2 - 70 credits


This program gives students the opportunity to enrol in a package of three Stage 1 subjects and three Stage 2 subjects where teaching and assessment across the subjects allows students to explore film making, whilst learning the specific skills relevant to working in a variety of roles in the film industry. Students can select to do Stage 1, Stage 2 or both.

Course Content
Assessment
Pathways
Overview

English A and B

SACE Stage 1 - A 10 credits and B 10 credits
Students view, read and create a range of educational, vocational and cultural texts that can be related to film. There will be a focus on script development, developing understanding of a variety of film genres and film terminology.

Drama (Creative Arts) A and B
SACE Stage 1 A 10 credits and B 20 credits Students explore, apply and develop acting techniques and investigate other areas that relate to film and the performing arts.

Photography

SACE Stage 1 - 10 credits
Students develop skills and knowledge in camera control, lighting, composition, editing and printing. Students undertake skills tasks, and create one product.

Video Production

SACE Stage 1 - 10 credits
Students develop skills and knowledge in production planning and management, camera handling, audio, editing, post production and distribution. Students undertake skills tasks, and create one product

English

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students analyse the interrelationship of author, text, and audience, with an emphasis on how language and stylistic features shape ideas and perspectives in a range of contexts. The focus in this course will be on film texts where possible.
Students explore how the purpose of a text is achieved through application of text conventions and stylistic choices to position the audience to respond to ideas and perspectives and create imaginative, interpretive, analytical, and persuasive texts with a focus on film.


Video Production

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students develop skills and knowledge in production planning and management, camera handling and cinematography, lighting, media capture, shot composition, editing and post-production.

Creative Arts - Stage, Screen and Drama

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students explore the connections between direction and acting. Students develop and apply techniques within film and the performing arts. Knowledge and skills will be applied through the creation of creative arts products of student choice.

Research Project

SACE Stage 2 - 10 credits
Students develop research skills and complete the Research Project based on an area of personal interest.

Pathways

Assessment in each subject includes school and external assessment components. There are no examinations in this course.

Pathways

Successful completion of this course enables students to meet the entry requirements for most tertiary courses.