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Roxy Cinema Capstone Showcase: Master of Design Technology

By March 15, 2019 No Comments

The 2018 Master of Design Technology cohort proudly presented their short-films to a large audience at the stunning Roxy Cinema on March 6th.

“We are beyond impressed with what our students were able to achieve in the span of just a few months, from pitching and storyboarding all the way to the finished films. And it was an absolute privilege to get the chance to showcase them in such a beautiful venue.” — Sunny Teich, MDT Teaching Fellow and Industry Professional 


The cohort was split into two groups for their capstones and both films were showcased during the evening event. Industry professionals, alumni, academic staff, friends and family all joined to witness the many hours of hard work put in by the two student groups.

Tapestry, tells the story of a curious hunter who sets out on a journey to save his people in a colourful, fictional world.

Hidden, follows two colleagues through the New Zealand forest as they encounter an endangered species. Relationships are challenged leaving the audience in an ethical dilemma.

“The Roxy screening for our Capstone Projects was an excellent conclusion to the Master of Design Technology program, it was awesome showcasing our work and catching up with peers that had supported and guided us throughout the year.” -Peter Hillier, MDT Student

The Wellington ICT Graduate School is thrilled to support these impressive students along their journey. Massive thanks to the Master of Design Technology academic staff, industry partners and to Miramar Creative for being a part of this transformative student experience.

The Master of Design Technology is held at the Victoria University of Wellington’s Miramar Creative Centre. Located amongst the Weta group buildings on Park Road, Miramar, the Centre offers unrivalled access to work experience and professional connections with New Zealand’s world-leading film, animation and game design industries. With green screen, motion capture technology and recording suites, the Master of Design Technology offers access to the same software used by film production companies around the world.

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