film, video & TV training | professional development
Set Protocols & Screen Industry Induction
|Discipline/s:||broadcast & post production | camera | design | production | sound | writing & directing|
|Level:||Beginners / Intermediate|
Date/s & times:
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(Courses will run when we reach minimum numbers)
|Fee:||$231 Open Channel Members / $275 (non-members) (Prices are Inclusive of GST)
(Membership: $55 / $44 concession - join Open Channel here)
Before you step on a professional film set, this is one course you MUST have under your belt! Aimed at new practitioners, Set Protocols & Screen Industry Induction provides participants with an understanding of how a set or studio works; the ability to work effectively in a production environment through a knowledge of lines of communication, set protocols and on-set etiquette; and the ability to participate in Occupational Health & Safety processes and work safely. You'll also learn basic 2-way radio etiquette, and even how to make a great cup of coffee!
Past set visits as part of this course have included Rush, City Homicide and Neighbours.
This course is available to participants aged 16 years and older.
Who should do this course?
Open to anyone aged 16+ with an interest in working in the screen industries, or prior to starting work experience. This is a must-do course before you step on set for the first time!
Where can I go after this course?
On completion of this course you should feel comfortable stepping into the production environment, knowing who does what, and what is acceptable and normal practice. Open Channel can assist with getting your first on set experience for those undergoing assessment on this course.
Are you interested in being Accredited for this course?
Read about Accreditation Options on Short Courses
How do I Enrol?
Simply print an Enrolment Form and return to us with payment to secure a place in the Short Course. See the Enrolment Form for details on how to pay.
Short Courses Application Form (pdf)
If you wish to enrol in this course as part of a full Certificate III in Media / Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, with up-front payment, click here.
Since graduating from the School of Film and Television (Victorian College of the Arts) in 1994 Matthew has amassed over 17 years of experience in screen production. His roles have included 1st, 2nd and 3rd Assistant Director for TV Drama (Blue Heelers, Something in the Air) and feature films (The Dish, Charlotte's Web). He has a number of documentary broadcast credits as Producer, Director and Editor including a documentary filmed in Antarctica for the ABC. In addition, his extensive experience in corporate communication video production as a Director and Editor has placed him in all different types and sizes of productions and given him a sound understanding of the workings and protocols of the production set.