Television and Screen Production department

Widely known for the quality of its graduates, the Television and 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
Eilis Power
Jamey Vaa’etasi Solomua William Bailey
Julian Braatvedt

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Curriculum leader contact

James Nicholson
Curriculum Leader
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 7825

Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour
PMC's David Robie
Grace Stratton
62% increase in AUT researchers
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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.
Grace Stratton
Grace makes global Badass Women list
17 Jul, 2019
AUT Law and Communications student Grace Stratton joins Rihanna, Marie Kondo and Nobel prize winner in global list
Building social cohesion
21 May, 2019
Migration plays an important role in shaping Aotearoa New Zealand society. New Zealand’s biggest city, Auckland, is now “more diverse than London”.
62% increase in AUT researchers
62% increase in AUT researchers
30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world