Diploma in Broadcast Media
The Diploma in Broadcast Media aims to produce the next generation of highly versatile moving image creatives for a variety of media-related industries both in Singapore and around the world, including broadcast television, the internet, mobile technology broadcasting and other emerging new media platforms, independent media production companies, corporate, governmental as well as educational communications departments.
The demand for video-related content has never been higher. With the proliferation of cable and satellite television channels, the exponential growth of the internet and mobile technology, video in print ads and 3D, commercials, documentaries, music videos, social awareness campaigns, short films, educational and corporate videos are in ever-increasing demand.
You will be engaged in highly creative and exciting collaborative projects, including music, fashion and dance videos as well as live 4K multi-camera filming and editing of important events. You will collaborate with other programmes such as Music, Fashion, Film, Animation, Technical and Production Management, Fine Arts and LASALLE’s Media Lab with its cutting edge focus on interactive media, all under one roof.
This visually-oriented programme will provide you with the technical skill-sets, conceptual problem-solving skills and creative acumen to embark on a successful career in this dynamic media landscape, as well as furnishing you with a solid foundation for further study in LASALLE BA(Hons) Film Programme.
In Level 1, you will receive a general arts education as well several broadcast media specific modules and components, which will allow you the opportunity to explore aspects such as basic video shooting and editing. You are encouraged to develop an awareness of the potential for communicating meaning through the use of video imagery.
In Level 2, you will be introduced to the necessary technical skill-sets to produce visually engaging video projects.
In Level 3, you will be encouraged to engage in experimentation with students from other programmes. This will provide you an indispensable educational experience, in terms of the essential personal and professional development skills that successful collaboration requires.
Throughout Level 2 and 3, you will cover a range of topics which include digital effects, non-linear editing, creative lighting for TV and Film, audio recording and soundtrack composition, scriptwriting as well as TV studio production, design for broadcast and new media, directing and basic voice training for narration. All filming will be performed using high-end professional quality high-definition cameras and a range of other state-of-the-art media equipment.
Career Paths: Broadcast Video Producer/Editor, Broadcast Production Manager, TV/Internet Journalist, Videographer, Independent Media Producer, TV Commercial Producer, Live Events Coverage Producer, Broadcast Field Producer, Media Consultant
Related Careers: Broadcast Graphic Designer, Visual Effects Artist, Documentary Filmmaker, Multimedia Designer, Video Artist, Media Arts Educator