Film-making

Film-making is about making movies and videos.

This involves learning film-making techniques, how to use sound and editing equipment, directing and how to manage the entire movie-making process.

Studying in this area may also include learning about screenwriting, production and casting.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Animator
  • Multi-media artist
  • Camera operator
  • Film producer
  • Casting director
  • Film director
  • Film editor
  • Screenwriter
  • Sound technician
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

145% of national
median earnings


Employment

80%
Employed
2%
Unemployed
11%
Further study
7%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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