The School of Music and Creative Media Production – Te Rewa o Puanga is located in the heart of Wellington's vibrant film and music scene.
The School has world-class purpose-built studio facilities. Our diverse range of staff are all practising professionals with a focus on connecting students and research to society, culture and industry.
Whether you’re a student or research partner, you’ll benefit from the expertise of our internationally recognised researchers.
How we fit
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Study with us
We provide unique practice-based degrees in commercial music, creative media production and a Master's of Creative Enterprise.
Choose from a range of subjects in our Commercial Music or Creative Media Production degrees.
The Commercial Music degree specialises in:
- Music Technology
- Music Practice
- Music Industry
Creative Media Production
The Creative Media Production degree lets you study:
- Animation and VFX
- Creative Technology
- Film and TV
- Immersive Media (AR/VR/Virtual Production)
- Producing and Directing
Gwen Isaac is a documentary filmmaker with two research projects in development and production in 2022. One is a feature film based on the wild ride of Dr Siouxsie Wiles, the pink-haired scientist who has guided Aotearoa through the pandemic. Gwen’s short documentary Siouxsie & the Virus (2020) received multiple awards and led to support from New Zealand Film Commission and Massey towards a feature.
Catherine Hoad and Oli Wilson
Dr Catherine Hoad and Associate Professor Dr Oli Wilson have recently conducted research into diversity in the music industry, the first of its kind in New Zealand. Amplify Aotearoa: NZ Music Community Diversity Survey report was developed by Catherine and Oli in partnership with APRA AMCOS New Zealand.
Their survey collected quantitative and qualitative data with two key aims – to find out more:
- detailed demographic information about the music community
- about the challenges people are facing.
Bridget Johnson, Jon He and Blake Johnston
Bridget Johnson, Jon He, and Blake Johnston’s collective research explores new applications of music technology in spatialised sound installations. Their recent work, Inhabitants, is a collection of sound machines inspired by the unique garden ecosystem of The Heart at Marina One, Singapore.
Who we are
Our staff are diverse, passionate and industry-engaged. Meet exceptional educators in the School of Music and Creative Media Production.
Professor Andre Ktori
Dr Bridget Johnson
Associate Professor Warren Maxwell
Dr Jani Wilson
Te Tiriti o Waitangi at Massey
The College of Creative Arts is Tiriti-led, upholding te Tiriti o Waitangi principles through our practice.
The School of Music and Creative Media Production is proud to be associated with many creative and technical organisations.
- APRA AMCOS music rights management
- Cuba Dupa
- Fab Filter
- Newtown Festival
- Recorded Music New Zealand
- Screen Wellington
- Soundcheck Aotearoa
- Terrify Festival
Accreditation and rankings
QS Ranking - Art & Design
College of Creative Arts – Toi Rauwhārangi ranks in the global top 150 for art and design by QS World University Rankings.
Massey's College of Creative Arts is New Zealand's only art and design school granted “substantial equivalency” — an international benchmark of quality — by the United States National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Red Dot Design ranking
Ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific by International Red Dot Design Awards, the only design school to be ranked in New Zealand and Australia. This significant achievement recognises the high calibre of our teaching staff and the exceptional quality of our students' design concept work.
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