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Statement of Attainment Film Festival Production


Over eight weeks of face-to-face classes, you will dive into basic camerawork, lighting, editing and storyboards. You will learn about the importance of storyboards and scripting when preparing a movie, and workshop storytelling. You will pitch your scripts for production, and the chosen script(s) have the chance to make it as an entry for a local or national film festival!

The course covers and assesses the Units of Competency: CUAPPM417 Create Storyboards, CUACAM211 Assist with Basic Camera Shoots, CUAPOS211 Perform Basic Vision and Sound Editing.


Statement of Attainment - Film Festival Production

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CIT Reid

*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.


8 weeks, 3 x 3 hr. sessions a week.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

Standard fee $1,095

Likely Job Outcome:

Assistant in camera and lighting departments, director’s assistant, production assistant, assistant editor.

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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

This course can be completed while also being enrolled in the Diploma of Screen and Media.

Entry Requirements

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 3 subjects

Core: Complete all 3

  • CUAPOS211   Perform basic vision and sound editing
    • CIT Code: MEDA495
      Cost: Standard $350.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic editing functions for media productions. It involves preparing source materials to be edited and completing basic edits according to production requirements. The unit applies to those who are responsible for digitising, cutting and logging pre-recorded image and audio content under the direction of an experienced editor. Within clearly defined parameters, they also edit content using the basic functions of editing software.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAPPM417   Create storyboards
    • CIT Code: MEDA511
      Cost: Standard $355.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create storyboards for different digital content, including video, film, animation and interactive media. The unit applies to those who break down content, stories or scripts into discrete elements and visualise creative concepts in collaboration with a creative production team. Depending on the type and scale of production, storyboard artists, designers, producers and information architects may create storyboards. In some industry environments, they may work closely with directors, producers and in a team. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUACAM211   Assist with basic camera shoots
    • CIT Code: MEDA512
      Cost: Standard $390.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with setting up and shooting low-budget, low-end single-camera video productions. Individuals prepare for and assist with shoots on location, shoot and record video sequences and ensure the shoot is wrapped up. The unit applies to those who work under the direction of a qualified camera operator on pre-production and production tasks, including shooting footage with basic camera equipment. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Screen and Media CUA51020
Statement Attainment Write Content for Media

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email