Screen Production department

Widely known for the quality of its graduates, the Screen Production department is part of communication studies at AUT.

The study of television at AUT teaches students the skills for a professional career in TV or screen production. The department offers industry standard facilities, including our television studio complex and the latest field equipment.

Research in communication studies

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across communication studies.

More about our research

Industry associations

  • Mediaworks: represented on our advisory committee and sponsors one of our television awards

Contact us

Undergraduate enquiries:
bcs@aut.ac.nz

Postgraduate enquiries:
pgcommqueries@aut.ac.nz

Head of Department contact

James Nicholson
Head of Department
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 7825
james.nicholson@aut.ac.nz

News
Jim Marbrook
Small budgets-new ideas
TVNZ Tower
Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour
PMC's David Robie
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Jim Marbrook
Filming Loimata a family affair
03 Aug, 2020
For senior communications studies lecturer Jim Marbrook, helping tell the story of Lilo Ema Siope and her family was a family affair.
Small budgets-new ideas
Small budgets, big ideas
09 Jul, 2020
Dan Fastnedge, Lecturer in Advertising Creativity, explores what Netsafe’s new online porn public service advertisement tells us about Kiwi ad creativity.
TVNZ Tower
Crisis, disintegration and hope
03 Jun, 2020
Professor Wayne Hope from AUT’s School of Communications Studies says only urgent intervention can save New Zealand’s media.
Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour
Knowing ourselves through film 
25 Feb, 2020
Screen Production Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour says now more than ever the value of different perspectives in film making is valued.
PMC's David Robie
The human face of Iran
22 Oct, 2019
PMC's David Robie looks behind the chadors and sabre rattling to show the human face of Iran with a series on politics, travel and adventure.
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