AFTRS is offering short courses in Canberra designed to bring the creativity and skills of the screen and broadcast industry to your organisation’s communications and customer engagement. 

Acknowledged as one of the top 25 media schools internationally, our teachers are industry practitioners and communication experts. We understand you want training that feels immediately relevant and useful and have designed our courses to deliver.

Courses run from 4 June and a 10% discount if you book 28 days in advance of the course. All courses take place at the Canberra Nara Centre.

Got a question?  Contact us: / 1300 065 281


The power of storytelling is that it engages attention, invites empathy and increases the likelihood that your ideas will be accepted and adopted. This one day workshop will transform the way you communicate. You will discover the creative techniques that filmmakers use to connect with their audience on an emotional level.

Tuesday 5 June 2018

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Making the news for the right reasons! The media is hungry for great stories and if you know how to approach and win them over, they will share your story with the people you want to hear it. In this hands-on, interactive one day workshop, you’ll learn how to find your newsworthy angles, the tips and tricks of pitching your story to the media and practice the skills needed to tell your story in concise, compelling and engaging way.

Monday 4 June 2018

View Media Skills: Selling Your Story details


Learn how to shoot and edit quality short videos with your iPhone, iPad or Android device in this one day intensive.

Wednesday 6 June 2018


Friday 8 June 2018

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Delivering exceptional presentations requires both content that connects to the audience and good technical presentation skills. This intensive one-day workshop will teach you how to understand your audience and craft the content to create an engaging presentation that has impact.

Thursday 7 June 2018

View Presentation Skills with Tracey Spicer details


Build an understanding of social media strategy, learn how to organise your channels and make the most of the different platforms. Taught by one of Australia’s leading Digital Executives, this course will give you essential knowledge in strategy, distribution and analytics to help grow your audience or communicate more effectively with your stakeholders.

Monday 4 - Tuesday 5 June 2018

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Need to get video assets on time and within budget? Unsure what you need to do to make it all happen and how much you should be paying?If you don’t know the difference between a gaffer and a dolly then this course is for you! In this one day intensive we'll cover the three stages of producing a short video: pre-production, production and post-production.

Friday 8 June 2018

View Understanding Video Production details


Improve your script and brief writing skills for corporate videos, digital marketing, social video or client/customer information videos in this two day, hands-on practical course, where you’ll learn “The Twelve Commandments” of how to write a great short video brief and script, and get some hands-on practice flexing your creative muscles.

Wednesday 6 - Thursday 7 June 2018

View Writing Video Scripts and Briefs details


The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.