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Study For A Day - October 2016
Sat. 22 October 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST
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Are you interested in studying Animation, Audio, Graphic Design, Film, or Games?
Come and study with us for a day, and experience student life at our exciting Brisbane Campus! Learn from our industry-experienced academic staff, and get hands-on training with actual coursework from our degree programs. Find out what student life is like at SAE!
These workshops are a fantastic way to experiment with the creative media fields, and can provide great insight for those who are still unsure of their study plans. Our lecturers will introduce you to technical skills in your discipline of choice, and provide insight into careers in your chosen field.
Due to the tertiary level of the workshop content, this event is open to anyone aged 15yrs and above (Year 10 and over).
Tickets are $35.00 per person (plus booking fee) - all tickets are non-refundable.
Select your area of interest:
The Animation workshop will introduce participants to the principles of Animation, including both 2D and 3D Animation software, character animation, game art, 3D modelling and rigging, and visual effects.
Studio and Live Sound Production
This workshop will introduce participants to the principles of studio sound production, including recording and music production software, studio signal flow, microphone techniques, and other audio elements including post-production and mixing techniques.
Electronic Music Production
This workshop will introduce participants to the principles of electronic music production, including Ableton and other music production software, sequencing, synthesis and mixing, as well as other electronic techniques such as sound design.
The Graphic Design workshop will introduce participants to the principles of Graphic Design, including Adobe design software, layout and typography concepts, branding, photography and photo manipulation.
The Film workshop will introduce participants to the principles of Film production, including screenwriting and storyboarding, camera operation, technical production on set, lighting and sound, editing and post production techniques.
The Games workshop will introduce participants to the principles of Games Development, including games software, programming languages, games design principles and psychology, prototyping, and will cover both analog and digital games concepts.
- Can I study more than one discipline?
Unfortunately each workshop takes a full day, so participants may only choose one discipline. We offer this event twice per year, so you are welcome to come back and choose another discipline next time!
- What sort of content is covered, will it be easy or difficult?
These workshops are designed as an introduction to the field, and include beginner degree content. Some participants may find it easy if they have experience in these areas, while others may find the workshops more difficult. Our teaching team have developed lesson plans that aim to balance knowledge levels, however they appreciate your feedback throughout the day to adapt the lessons for everyone.
- What is the main purpose of this event?
This is not an Open Day. Study For A Day is a full day of classroom learning, where students get the chance to try equipment and software, and work on real coursework, in order to assist with their decision making for future studies. Attendees will spend the day in the classroom and studios, working with our campus lecturers to experience what student life is like at SAE.
- Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes - this event is open to anyone aged 15yrs or over (Year 10), due to the tertiary level of the lessons.
- What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking: There is very limited parking available around the Brisbane campus due to busy weekend events in West End, including the Davies Park Market across the road and the Boundary St Markets.
We recommend choosing public transport, or using the larger Secure Parking areas on Melbourne St and Cordelia St. For more information, visit our Campus Transport page, or http://www.secureparking.com.au/find-parking. The closest bus station is Montague Road at Donkin St (Stop 7), while the closest train station is South Brisbane (approx 1.7kms from campus).
- Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, unfortunately all tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Spaces are very limited, due to the popularity of this event, so we want to ensure everyone has an opportunity to attend.
- Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can phone us on 07 3850 2000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.