SUBJECT AREAS » Creative Technologies
 Programme Guide
 Course Enquiries


Creative Technologies

School of Creative Industries
Te Ranga Ahumahi o ngā Hāpori

WelTec’s Creative programme is relevant and real. Learn from leading professionals. Make industry contacts. Gain practical experience.

In 2016, you’ll have the chance to be part of a number of industry projects:

  • a major horror film by director Alex Galvin (director of award-winning Eternity and When Night Falls) – be involved in all aspects
  • a sci-fi movie by director Theo Baynton (The WotWots, Thunderbirds, art director for Jane and the Dragon) - assist with producing and designing
  • work on projects from InsideDesign and CGM+Foster Architects

Get real experience. Develop your talent in a range of areas. Film and TV. Visual effects. Animation. Photography. Design.

WelTec’s aim is to provide an all-round portfolio of skills so you can immediately start achieving your creative goals. Our programme combines learning creative skills and working on real projects.

You’ll learn in Wellington’s creative heart – with art galleries, design studios, the film industry and a growing number of innovative digital companies. Be inspired by local artists, designers and creators.

A range of courses
Kickstart your creative practice with a certificate course. Or go deeper with a diploma or our Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree. You can try a range of skills and then choose the things you like most. Digital media or pick a mix of techniques.

Industry cadetships available*
Successful applicants studying towards a diploma or degree may gain work experience in a relevant industry and may receive part-time or holiday work. Contact us on 0800 935 832.
*Subject to industry participation.

Game design. Multimedia. Develop your own characters in 3D using the latest software.

Digital film and television
Scriptwriting. Storyboarding. Acting. Directing. Filming. Post production. You’ll use film equipment, editing software and your ideas to create something real.

Master the art of photography and techniques in framing, lighting, focus and editing.

Graphic design (Print)
Explore the world of graphic design. Use design software. Study colour theory. Understand modern print processes.


Film Short course
Learn all the film essentials in 3 weeks. Script writing, storyboards, editing, camera, lighting, audio, directing, art department and film history.