Media Arts

Media Arts

Media Arts is offered as part of an integrated program in the arts at John Curtin College of the Arts.

The central focus of the Gifted and Talented Media Arts Program is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to perform a broad range of functions in media, journalism, radio, film and television production. Students work independently and in teams to develop their talents and abilities as required by the media industry.

The program also provides experiences in a range of specialisations including visual and audio editing, audio recording and manipulation, filming and digital photography, production roles, crew roles, script writing, directing, radio and print media.

Our Schools A Star – created by Year 9 Media Arts student Emma Paruscio

Selection process

Selection of students is through art workshops, interviews and school reports. All Gifted and Talented applicants are required to sit the Selective Entrance Test coordinated by the Department of Education.

Selection criteria:

Media Arts aptitude demonstrated through:

  • Originality, creativity of ideas and use of elements of media construction (media forms, media codes and conventions, narrative and genre)
  • Capacity to analyse set tasks and respond to ideas and instructions with imagination, cooperation and openness
  • Academic and other achievement as indicated through school reports and interviews.

Apply for entry into the Gifted and Talented Media Arts Program here.