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New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 3)

Southern Institute of Technology

The New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 3) aims to provide students with the creative skills and knowledge required to start their journey into the Creative Industries.

Student learn to develop storytelling skills over a number of different plantforms. They make a portfolios of an animated character, be able to use this to make a 2D platformer and publish this for PC gaming. They work on a short live action film running their own set and as a small group. Photogrpahy skills will develop their understanding of cameras, composition, light and colour. Student will learn how to sculpt their characters using a number of traditional and digital technques for a short stopmotion film. All these skills will give the learner a great porfolio of practical work to be able to develop their creative career in their desired direction.

Students will be exposed to industry standard software such as Adobe collection, Toon Boom Harmony, Dragonframe, Maya, Unity and many more. Industry standard Hardware with custom build HP Z workstations and Wacom Cintiq drawing tablets.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
17 Week


Feb 2024

Start Month

Jan 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • February 2024
  • July 2024
  • February 2025
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time