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

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Bride and Groom
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Much ado about Shakespeare
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Bride and Groom
Will NZ Married at First Sight succeed?
27 May, 2024
Followings the hype around MAFS Australia last season, Dr Rebecca Trelease questions whether the Kiwi version will live up to expectations.
Netflix Show, Bridgerton Picture
Shonda Rhimes: the queen of romance
17 May, 2024
Rebecca Trelease examines the art form behind some of the most beloved romance shows of our time, produced or directed by romance mastermind, Shona Rhimes.
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Events connect research and practice
15 Apr, 2024
AUT Centre for Screen Practice Research events explore practice as research, creative mindsets for leadership and the practicalities of screenwriting.
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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.