Friday on My Mind

AFTRS Eric Bana Friday On My Mind Host Sandra Sdraulig talks to actor Eric Bana in Melbourne
AFTRS Jan Chapman Producer Jan Chapman joins Sandra Sdraulig for Friday On My Mind
AFTRS Alex Proyas Friday On My Mind Host Giles Hardie with guest director/screenwriting/producer Alex Proyas
AFTRS Melinda Doring Friday On My Mind Production designer and costume designer Melinda Doring with host Jason Di Rosso



Friday on My Mind is set to return in 2016!

More details will be posted here soon.


Friday on My Mind is a series of FREE talks* curated and hosted by AFTRS where cinephiles, industry, students and film-lovers alike can soak up some creative mind fuel - supplied by some of the best and brightest in the screen arts and broadcast industries. 

Running since 2008 at AFTRS Sydney, with a Melbourne edition, held at ACMI, introduced in 2012 Friday on My Mind generally runs from early March to the end of October each year

  • All past sessions can be reviewed in the 'Previous Guests' tab, at the bottom of this page.
  • Edited transcripts of many Friday on My Mind sessions are available in the School's self-published journal LUMINA and here on the AFTRS website to review.

Go to the LUMINA section of this site to search the article list for published Friday on My Mind interviews    

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*Attendees of Friday on My Mind must be aged 16 and up. Generally material shown and discussed is 15+ and if on the occasion R rated content is shown warnings will be given in advance.

Last updated January 7, 2016

Image attribution: Friday on My Mind sessions in Melbourne and Sydney.

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