Performing Arts Audition and Interview Information

Screen and Media (TV Production)

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This page provides general information regarding your interview for entry into SCREEN AND MEDIA @ Melbourne Polytechnic.

If you are applying for the full time course and you are a Year 12 student, you should complete your VTAC application listing Melbourne Polytechnic  as a preference. If not, please do so by visiting www.vtac.edu.au.

Applicants for the Part time course do not need to apply through VTAC. Applications are made directly to the Program Coordinator of Screen and Media on 03 9269 1745.

You will have most likely received this document attached to your interview confirmation email. If not, and you have not yet booked an interview, please do so online at http://bookings.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/) or by calling 03 9269 1745.

Information Sessions:

It is recommended that you find out as much as you can about the Melbourne Polytechnic  course before your interview. The best way to do this is by attending an information session. There you will be able to view our state-of-the-art production facilities, meet staff and current students, view student work and gather valuable info on our course content, such as our specific industry focus and employment pathways.

There are loads of courses out there with the same name, yet these courses can vary greatly depending on the particular industry focus chosen by the institute. Melbourne Polytechnic  is jobs focused and our primary aim is to equip students with skills that will help secure meaningful ongoing employment in the Television and Media industry. Real pay for real jobs – they still exist. Not all courses share this commitment. These information sessions are design to help you decide which course is best for you. It is important to ensure you know which course aligns most favourably with your intended career pathway.

Interviews

Interviews are allocated for approximately 20 minutes each, which is usually a sufficient time to present you best work and tell us how we can help you gain skills for the work you seek.

Interview Checklist:

When you attend your interview, please:

  • Bring a printed copy of the Record of Interview form (page 4 of this document) with relevant areas completed.
  • Bring evidence of existing skills; that is, examples of your work relevant to the course, such as video (DVD format preferred), photographs, graphics, storyboards, production documentation etc … Time is limited, so plan to present your best work ONLY, or showcase your editing skills by compiling a show reel including excerpts of your best work.
  • Bring a passport-style photograph of yourself for us to attach to the record of interview. The photo is not used by any means in the selection criteria. It is simply to aid speedy applicant identification. This is useful, but not compulsory.
  • Be on time (actually, be early!)
Important:
Print, complete and bring with you this record of interview

Please feel free to contact the Melbourne Polytechnic  Screen and Media Unit on the number or email address listed below for any information regarding the Info Sessions, the interview, or anything else.

Further Information

John Swindells: Program Coordinator
Telephone: 03 9269 1745
 

Screen and Media @ Melbourne Polytechnic

Information Session Interviews

Melbourne Polytechnic
TV STUDIO

Room CA209

LEVEL 2 (ENTRANCE LEVEL)

20 OTTER ST. COLLINGWOOD VIC 3066

Room CA119

Level One

20 OTTER ST. COLLINGWOOD VIC 3066

How to get to Collingwood Campus

  • MELWAYS 2C E7

  • TRAM: ALONG SMITH ST.

    • No. 86, City – RMIT Bundoora route

  • BUS: ALONG JOHNSON ST.

  • No. 200, 201, 207 Market St, City – Doncaster route

  • No. 546, Heidelberg – Melbourne University route

  • Epping Line – Victoria Park Station (zone 1)

  •  NO PARKING AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS.

  • PLEASE OBSERVE LOCAL COUNCIL SIGNAGE – HEFTY PENALTIES APPLY

  • TRAIN: TO VICTORIA PARK THEN WALK WEST ALONG JOHNSON ST.

  • CAR: PARKING IN SURROUNDING STREETS ONLY

Visit the Collingwood Campus and Prahran Campus page for travel info or see the campus map below.

Campus Maps

Collingwood Campus

Prahran Campus

Prahran Campus Map | Melbourne Polytechnic



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