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Film and digital media

What can I do with my course in film and digital media?


Careers in film and digital media

You will be equipped to work in a variety of roles within television, film, digital media, communication, entertainment, education, the games industry, the music industry and advertising.

Your skills in graphic design and multimedia would be highly valued in creative roles in any commercial or public organisation.

To be successful, you will need to promote yourself to employers show that you have the technical, creative and collaborative skills required.

As jobs are highly competitive, you need to get as much experience as possible before graduating to build your network contacts and portfolio. You should be prepared to start at the bottom and to push yourself forward, learning and observing new skills once your main job is done.

Showcasing your work online, through film festivals and competitions may help to launch your career.

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Skills and attributes

You will need to demonstrate the following skills and attributes to gain employment in film and digital media:

  • The ability to implement and manage all stages of production for a creative project
  • Knowledge of digital image production technologies
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong time management skills
  • Creative problem solving skills

Related roles include:

  • Actor
  • Producer
  • Critic
  • Technician
  • Webpage designer
  • Game designer
  • Animator
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Salary and job outlook

You can learn more about salaries and job outcomes for film and digital media graduates at Graduate Careers Australia.

Look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.

Professional associations are an invaluable connection to industry information, networking and professional development opportunities. Most offer student membership discounts. Follow the link to search for professional associations related to your course.

Book an appointment with Jobshop for more information.

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