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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.

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Industry associations

  • Mediaworks: represented on our advisory committee and sponsors one of our television awards
Natsuki Arai
Sara Dwen
Va’a Magalogo
Tom Levesque

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
Much ado about Shakespeare
A group of women collaborating
Associate Professor of Screen Production and Cultural Studies Arezou Zalipour with a camera
Celebrity and indigenous voice
Text reading New Zealand Youth Film Festival
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Much ado about Shakespeare
Much Ado About Shakespeare
01 Nov, 2022
What role does Shakespeare play in New Zealand’s culture? Professor Barry King suggests a National Theatre could help in NZ's cultural identity crisis.
A group of women collaborating
Best Director nomination for AUT alumna
06 Oct, 2022
Master of Communication Studies alumna Lina Tianyue Hu has been nominated in the best director category of the ‘Show Me Shorts’ short film competition.
Associate Professor of Screen Production and Cultural Studies Arezou Zalipour with a camera
Documenting Shama
19 Sep, 2022
Documentary research project showcases ethnic trusts work with migrant women in the Waikato region.
Celebrity and indigenous voice
Celebrity and indigenous voice
31 Aug, 2022
The Australian PM met with Shaquille O’Neal to enlist his support for constitutional recognition for an Indigenous voice. Some question why Shaq.
Text reading New Zealand Youth Film Festival
Festival grows young filmmakers
20 Jul, 2022
The inaugural New Zealand Youth Film Festival will take place in December 2022, with the gala opening night being hosted at AUT’s City Campus.
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