How it got started in the Media Industry – Sonya McGuire Enterprises
Purchasing a local television production company
Working on “Hot Footy Show”
Sonya McGuire Enterprises first acquired a division of OPTUS Vision local television studios ( Brisbane) in 1998 and commenced working in TV broadcasting facility located in Brisbane. Local TV studios were producing and broadcasting live to air shows including the “ Hot Footy” show.
Digital Media Emergence
Sonya McGuire Enterprises recognises the changes in the digital industry, which has prompted to change its business model to flow into the Digital Media industry, an education focus that lead to international training college www.acit.edu.au.
I.T and Media industry convergence
Australian College of Information Technology and Institute of Film and Television (ACIT & IFTV) is a vocational education and training college, first established in 1995, located in Gold Coast Queensland Australia.
The college is a pioneer in both I.T, telecommunications and Media industries in Australia known as leading education in I.T, Telecommunications and Media industries. It provides numerous industry placement programmes, and the longest-standing Australian national Traineeship provided in Queensland. The college provides pathways to universities as well as graduate visa, permanent residency outcomes to international students. Students receive 100% employment, once they complete their Diploma studies, they also receive permanent residency in Australia.
Offering Australians and Internationals with industry-recognised qualifications
The college offering both studies for Australians and Internationals specialising in IT, Telecommunications, Marketing and Digital Media. It currently has students from 36 countries.
In the year 2000, the college has ventured into a new era of digital revolution, embracing as the first college to converge both I.T and Digital Media education.
Working together with high end technical and Hollywood businesses, the college has emerged in 2021 with a new initiative, a technical and media college with a business marketing flavour. Changes will be helpful to students who are wanting immediate work placement after graduation.
The success of the college continues throughout the Covid 19 period where most of the students continued their studies using latest technology, maintained their employment with local employers throughout their studies.
Providing a combined education and practical industry training style has led the ACIT & IFTV college to become a household name in the I.T and Media education business in Australia and became internationally respected as a quality education provider.
A new innovation in digital business
IFTV Studios and IFTV Entertainment platform in development
The college has been a major investor in innovative projects. One of the projects that it has invested since is the new IFTV Studios in 2019 commencing in a new production “ Empowering women adventures “, a business travelling show with support from French producers and the Australian production industry.