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This four-week course is perfect for those who want to study abroad for film studies in Auckland and is structured around a practical production process based on professional television industry practice. Screen Tools is a hands-on course designed to set you up with the essential skills you need to launch your career in film, television and digital media industries.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

@api Online System

Orientation Materials and Resources

Access to International Phone Plans

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

Scholarships

On Site Services

Airport Reception

On-Site Orientation

On-Site Orientation

Resident Coordinator

Tuition

Medical and Life Insurance

Excursions (overnight, day)

Social and Cultural Activities

Welcome and Farewell Group Meals

Volunteer Opportunities

On-Site Orientation

On-Site Orientation

Housing (self-catered)

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Transcript

Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

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Application Requirements

  • 3.0 G.P.A.
  • A background in film or media production, drama, or creative writing is preferred, but not essential
  • Open to juniors and seniors (Students with only one year of undergraduate experience and a strong creative portfolio are also eligible for entry)
  • Completed API Application
  • University Approval Form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirements: valid passport
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jun 20, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 $6,990 Mar 15, 2021 Apr 1, 2021

API students participate excursions designed to help familiarize them with the culture and surrounding areas of their host city and country. The following is a listing of potential excursions for API Auckland programs. API may need to modify the excursions offered in a given term due to travel restrictions or health and safety concerns.

  • Auckland - Orientation

    API New Zealand students will begin their program with a 2.5-day arrival orientation in their host city of Auckland. This orientation will provide the opportunity to get to know fellow participants, API, and university procedures, and rules, to explore your new host city and to allow for a smoother transition into New Zealand life. Students will spend two nights together in a hotel before moving into their semester housing on day three.

  • Sky Tower & Orbit 360

    Visit and experience the Sky Tower (the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere). After a walk around the tower and soaking in 360 degree views of Auckland, we indulge in a special dinner at heights!

  • Blue's Rugby

    The best way to get to know New Zealand culture is through a good game of rugby! We’ll meet up, grab a bite to eat (meal not included in event), and take a train to the most famous Rugby field in Auckland - Eden Park, to watch our Auckland team take on another city!!

What You’ll Study

PROGRAM DETAILS

TOTAL CREDITS - 3-4 semester credits

This four-week course is perfect for those who want to study abroad for film studies in Auckland and is structured around a practical production process based on professional television industry practice. Screen Tools is a hands-on course designed to set you up with the essential skills you need to launch your career in film, television and digital media industries.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students receive their transcript from the University of Auckland upon completion of their program.

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    Tiana Meintjes

    Tiana will be your Resident Coordinator in Auckland and a resource for you while living in New Zealand with us!

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    Rebecca Cott

    Rebecca Cott will be your Program Manager and prepare you to go abroad!

    Email - [email protected]

COURSE OFFERINGS

CREDIT INFORMATION

API partner universities in New Zealand operate on a credit ‘point’ system. Courses in New Zealand are commonly referred to as “papers.” The credit point weight per paper varies from 15-20, depending on the course with 18 credit points most common. Generally speaking, one 18 point paper is generally equivalent to 3-4 U.S. semester credits. Given that point values vary, the way in which credits completed abroad will transfer to a student’s home campus will be under the discretion of the student’s home institution, and should be verified in advance.

Filmmaking Course - Summer

Students will receive 3-4 semester credits during this four-week course is perfect for those who want to study abroad for film studies in Auckland and is structured around a practical production process based on professional television industry practice. Screen Tools is a hands-on course designed to set you up with the essential skills you need to launch your career in film, television and digital media industries.

Language of Instruction: English   

Highlights
  • Classes taught in English
    • Four-week practical course for emerging filmmakers

    All API Auckland students will be housed close to each other in student self-catered apartments on/near campus. Students will have their own private bedrooms, and share common areas such as a kitchen, dining/lounge room, and bathroom facilities with their flatmates. Internet and utilities are included. The cost of this program covers housing and includes internet, electricity, linens, and kitchen utensils (in most placements).