DIGITAL MEDIA (FILM)

Overview

Roleystone Community College is the only Specialist School in Western Australia in the area of Digital Media (film). The College boasts state of the art facilities and has the support of many industry professionals to enhance the delivery of our curriculum.

At Roleystone Academy of Digital Media (RADM) we pride ourselves on our industry aligned film and digital media focused program currently operating from Year 8 - 10, with pathways to Diploma, Advanced Diploma level studies. The course allows for specialised training in all facets of the digital media realm, extending student's skills in screen writing, directing, producing, cinematography and lighting, sound capture, set design, story boarding, editing and post-production work, including distribution.

The program allows the Year 10 students in the course to complete a Vocational Education and Training Certificate 2 in Creative Industries (Media), a nationally recognised qualification, normally completed in Year 12. The RADM program is set apart from its counterparts as the curriculum draws heavily from the film and television industry, and is constantly under review as the industry changes. Along with strong pathways to institutions such as North Metro Tafe and many Film-centred Universities such as Edith Cowan University (Screen Academy), Murdoch University, Curtin University or University of Western Australia,  Roleystone Academy of Digital Media is one of the premiere film and media school tuition centres in Western Australia.

The Roleystone Academy of Digital Media alumni and award winning films and credits include:

  • Past student employed on internationally recognised series Outlander
  • Past student employed within the lighting department, including work on locally produced feature films and the 2019 ABC series The Heights.
  • Several past students currently at various film-based Universities, with pathways to the film and television industry.
  • 16 screened extras on the Australian feature film, Paper Planes, Directed by Robert Connolly, starring Sam Worthington and Ed Oxenbould
  • Winner, Smarter than Smoking Young Directors' Festival four consecutive years 2011-2014 (30 second anti-smoking commercial)
  • Official selection, 2014 Flickerfest (Flickerup Schools Category). Last Letter and Chained Freedom
  • Winner, 2014 Armadale FilmFest (Schools Category). Last Letter
  • Winner, 2013 Atwell Film Festival (Under-18 short film category). Last Letter
  • 2013 ATOM Awards finalists, Last Letter
  • 2015 Dairy Australia Advertisement 1st Place Winners

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How to Apply

Please contact the College for an application form or download from the link below.

Applications for 2021 were due by Monday 7 September.

 Any questions please contact Amy Edmunds.

To gain entry into the program, students must undergo the RADM portfolio review process which will be arranged once application forms are received at the College.

Application Form

pdf Specialist Programs Brochure.pdf

Staff

  • Mr Daniel Holliday - Program Coordinator 

Showcase

Last Letter- Award winning RCC short film

'Last Letter', an award winning short film is at last available online. Produced by the students of RCC, this film was a winner of several film festivals and an official finalist in the ATOM Awards and an entry into Flickerfest (Flicker-up). Shot is New Norcia, Western Australia.

 

Chained Freedom- Official Flickerfest (Flicker-up) Entry

Here is a short film produced by the students at Roleystone Community College. Shot in New Norcia, WA., it is based on a poem penned by the the very talented, published poet and past Roleystone Community College teacher, Virginia O'Keeffe.

 

 

2015 Dairy Australia Award Winning Advert.

Here is an example of one of the adverts completed by some of the year 10 students in the Certificate 2 (Creative Industries) course at the Roleystone Academy of Digital Media. This particular entry won First Prize in a Dairy Australia run competition as part of the 2015 'Cows Create Careers' competition.

 

Year 10 Certificate 2 (Creative Industries), Corporate Video Example

Here is an example of a student Corporate Video produced for the Certificate 2 course in year 10 at Roleystone Academy of Digital Media.