Diploma of Creative Arts (Film & Televsion)
JMC Academy - Brisbane

Course outline

The world just can’t get enough of the magic of the moving image, and the global uptake of digital technology is creating unprecedented demand for professional content creators.

From producers to directors, cinematographers, scriptwriters, motion graphics designers, editors and more, entertainment production is big business.

Film and TV at JMC is a hands-on production-based course that will give you the knowledge and the creative, technical and managerial skills to create and produce leading content for film, TV, live broadcasts, documentaries, commercials and music videos.

This course is structured to help you become above-the-line practitioners in key crew roles and stand out in this cut-throat filmmaking environment, as well as the range of skills you need to meet the diverse requirements of the industry.

We take film and TV seriously at JMC, with studios full of the best tech in the trade. You’ll have access to highly sophisticated equipment and recording studios, including RED EPIC-W™ HELIUM™ 8K cameras, Sony FS 700s, green-screen studios, editing suites, colour grading equipment including powerful iMac Pros and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve, classrooms fitted with 5.1 surround sound and full student loan facilities with lenses, cameras, lights and sound equipment available.

With advanced-design campuses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, ongoing technology upgrades, a dedicated team of academics and industry professionals, and a network of international master class lecturers, JMC Academy is committed to ensuring our graduates make their own indelible mark on industry.


This course is 8 months in duration.

Fee notes

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Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent. No ATAR required. Refer to JMC’s general admission criteria.

Additional entry requirements
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Broadcasting, camera operation, camera and lighting, cinematography, directing (film), directing (television), documentary production, film audio, film composition, film editing, filmmaking, industry and professional development, international cinema, lighting design, Mise en scene, motion graphics, multi-cam broadcasting, music videos, popular culture, post production, producing (film), producing (television), screen history, screen and genre studies, screenwriting, short films, sound design, sound recording and design, television broadcasting, television studio production.


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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Director, cinematographer, scriptwriter, editor, producer, production manager, post-production supervisor, technical director, motion graphics designer, lighting designer, sound recordist, camera operator.

Start Date

Offer rounds

17 Jan 2025
17 Jan 2025
17 Jan 2025


Fee *See notes

Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3/4 years Full time