Film Fiji Audio Visual Lab (FFAVLab)

We help imagine and develop the future of the Audio-Visual Industry in Fiji.

The FFAVLab develops and implements new Audio-Visual projects in collaboration with other stakeholders of Fiji’s public and private sector with the core objective of bringing significant economic value to the future of Fiji’s economy.


What is the Media Learning School Program?

Film Fiji, through the FFAVLab’s Media Learning School Program (MLSP), seeks to provide accessible media arts resources to Fijian primary, secondary, tertiary, and Vocational teachers and students. This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts (MEHA) and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS).

Courses provided through the MLSP are aimed at building core creativity and storytelling capabilities that will be required for jobs of the future. The free-to-access online resources are practical, accessible and industry inductor educational experiences that can be used across the Fijian school curriculum including vocational and mature student programs.  

Courses available include Introduction to Documentary, Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Advanced Documentary, Advanced Podcasting and Stop motion. These 6 courses play a fundamental role in gaining exposure to fundamental Audio-Visual skills.

Courses

Available Courses

In this practical and creative unit, students use their creative literary skills to explore documentary filmmaking. The unit develops the students understanding of story and encourages them to undertake activities that will develop their ability to plan. Structure and complete media artworks that engage audiences. They will undertake critical and creative work, including writing, sound design and editing. Students will closely examine short documentary style films of their own, individually or in groups.

In this practical and creative unit, students will focus on using creative literary skills to explore filmmaking. The unit develops the students understanding of the story and encourages them to undertake activities that will develop their abilities to plan, structure and design media artworks that encourager audiences.

Using AFTRS practical and creative Learning Resources, students will focus on using creative literacy skills to explore filmmaking. This unity develops the students ‘understanding of story and encourages them to undertake activities that will develop their abilities to plan, structure and design media artworks that encourage audiences. They will undertake critical and creative work, including storyboarding, filmmaking, sound design and editing. Students will create one short film of their own, individually or in groups. Students are encouraged to keep a production folder as they build their understanding of film and will create their own film, collect research and inspiration and finally, develop their own “how-to” guide for creating a film.

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