This Qualification provides you with the necessary competence to enter the film and television industry by ensuring that you understand the context and that you can function within the framework of film and television productions. In Level 4 (first year) learners will attain competence that will enable them to contribute in a meaningful way, through their use of the media, to the social and economic development of the nation at large through active participation in film and television production.
The Film & TV Course is Design to enable learners to obtain two different certificates by progressively Completing NQF level 4 & 5 either separately with breaks in between, or in one extended study period of 2years. The level 4 offers three electives (Sound recording, Camera & Editing) & Level 5 ensure more advance specialist competence in all the disciplines related to film and television production, including camera, lighting, vision control, vision mixing, editing, recording, sound and captioning.e.t.c
- 12 Month Full Time
- 18 Month Part time
The Learner will be subjected to both Internal and External assessments which will encompass formative and Summative Assignment, Tests and upon successfully completing the Summative assessment, learners will qualify for certification. The certification will be granted by the MICT SETA & QCTO, affirming that the learner has attained the necessary competencies and is officially recognized as a qualified Film and TV Producer or Director or Content Producer or Manager
Film Director: Lead the creative vision of a film, overseeing all aspects of production, from casting to camera work, to bring stories to life on the big screen.
Cinematographer/Director of Photography: Capture stunning visuals using camera techniques, lighting, and composition to create the visual tone of films, TV shows, and commercials.
Film Editor: Craft compelling narratives by selecting and sequencing shots, adding effects, and refining the pacing of scenes to enhance the storytelling.
Screenwriter: Develop scripts for films, TV shows, and web series, crafting engaging dialogues and plots that captivate audiences.
Producer: Manage the entire production process, from development to distribution, ensuring that projects are on track and meet creative and financial goals.
Production Designer: Create the visual look of films and TV shows by designing sets, costumes, props, and overall aesthetics that reflect the story’s world.
Art Director: Oversee the visual elements of a production, ensuring that the artistic vision is cohesive and aligned with the project’s creative direction.
Sound Designer: Design and mix audio elements to enhance the auditory experience of films and TV shows, creating immersive soundscapes.
Location Manager: Source and secure filming locations, coordinating logistics and permits for smooth on-site production.
Assistant Director: Assist the director in coordinating various aspects of production, from scheduling to managing the crew on set.
Film Critic/Reviewer: Analyze and evaluate films and TV shows, providing insightful reviews and critiques for media outlets.
Post-production Supervisor: Oversee the editing and finishing stages of a production, ensuring that the final product meets creative and technical standards.
Camera Operator: Operate cameras and equipment during filming, translating the director’s vision into visual shots.
Visual Effects Artist: Create stunning visual effects using computer-generated imagery (CGI) to enhance scenes and add fantastical elements.
Production Assistant: Assist in various production tasks, from set preparation to managing equipment, providing valuable support to the production team.
Hands-On Experience: Immerse yourself in real-world production scenarios. From scripting to editing, gain practical skills that mirror professional settings, ensuring you’re ready for the industry.
Experienced Instructors: Learn from industry experts who have a wealth of experience in film and television. Benefit from their insights, mentorship, and real-world knowledge.
State-of-the-Art Facilities: Access cutting-edge equipment and production studios, providing you with a platform to experiment, innovate, and create stunning visual narratives.
Comprehensive Curriculum: Cover all facets of production – from pre-production planning to post-production editing. Develop a holistic understanding of the entire filmmaking process.
Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow aspiring filmmakers, instructors, and industry professionals during workshops and events, expanding your creative circle.
Hands-On Projects: Collaborate on actual film and television projects, putting theory into practice and building a robust portfolio that showcases your skills to future employers.
Industry Insights: Gain insights into industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies, ensuring you’re well-prepared for the dynamic world of film and television.
Creative Exploration: Harness your imagination and storytelling abilities. Experiment with diverse genres, styles, and techniques to develop your unique artistic voice.
Career Readiness: Our course is designed to prepare you for a successful career in the industry. Benefit from career guidance, portfolio reviews, and potential internship placements.
To enroll, simply apply online. There is no application fee required. However, upon acceptance, you will need to make a deposit payment or adhere to your designated payment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The course offers a distance learning option, providing flexibility for students who can’t attend on-site classes.
A high school matriculation certificate is a prerequisite for enrolling in this course. If you do not possess a matric certificate, an alternative pathway to eligibility involves enrolling in our Sound Technology or Film and Television programs. This will enable you to meet the qualification requirements for this course.