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Film, Television and Animation

Explore our Diplomas

Diploma of Communication

This diploma offers a wide range of unit choices leading to the second year of the relevant Deakin University degree. Areas of study include advertising, communications, journalism, digital media and public relations.

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Diploma of Design

Learn the tools, strategies and design thinking methodologies required to be an adaptable, multidisciplinary designer. The Diploma of Design builds the foundation for further study in visual communication, animation and digital technologies.

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Diploma of Film, TV and Animation

The Diploma of Film, Television and Animation is a unique course that provides a direct pathway into the Deakin University Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation. Gain a hands-on education using state of the art technology within an inspiring creative arts environment.

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Share your Creativity

We would like to invite all Deakin College students to share some of your experiences and creative responses to covid. This could be a creative writing piece, a photograph, an animation, short film, drawing, design, etc. You can submit one or more works as an individual or group.

Build to Think!

Design thinking is a non-linear, iterative process that teams use to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and create innovative solutions to prototype and test. Involving five phases – Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test—it is most useful to tackle problems that are ill-defined or unknown.

Digital and Analog Photography

Creative Writing

Metamorphosis and Grief

Article written by: Maria Varghese
Category: Creative Writing

I  dreamt once that I was in the airport and I was going back to Australia and even though I could not see them clearly, I saw the outline of my friends and classmates that I have known at school; and when me and this one friend in particular locked eyes we both started crying.

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There are moments in life when the ticking of time went by slower. No matter how hard you stared at the clock, it doesn’t beat to the thump of your heartbeats. But if...

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Lessons from Quarantine

Article written by: Isabel Vilchez
Illustration by: Isabel Vilchez
Category: Creative Writing

Over the last few months, I’ve seen added pressure from social media to do certain things – bake a 3-layer cake to perfection, read a 500-page book cover to cover or lose 15 pounds of body weight and do 100 push-ups as part of the process.

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D’source Corona Design 2020

D’source Corona Design 2020

The CoronaVirus pandemic, although unfortunate and calamitous in its occurrence, has also thrown open opportunities for the design community to play a meaningful role in mitigating and containing its effects. While the problem is a universal one, framing the problem for designing may require both global as well as local sensibilities. We welcome you to this international Design Challenge in seeking creative, innovative, out-of-the-box, resourceful, appropriate solutions.

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