Sydney - Oct 27 2018

AFTRS Sydney
Oct 27 2018 - Oct 28 2018
Attendance Pattern
Sat & Sun 9.30am - 5pm
Lyn Norfor
Course fee
$450 / $405

“What does a Producer do?” In this introductory, seminar style weekend course you wil find out!


In this course you will become familiar with the roles and workflow of a producer in both TV and film, and learn the most effective and efficient ways to produce a project.

At the end of this course you will have:​
  • An understanding of the different roles of Producers (Executive, Associate, Line, Co-, Associate, etc.)

  • A familiarity with the major stages in an independent versus a studio production, including: concept development, financing, preproduction, production, post-production and distribution

  • Knowledge about: building a creative team, script development, research and marketing, finance and funding, legal and insurance issues

  • Identified the key funding bodies and mechanisms within the industry

  • An understanding of: optioning a property, development, the pitch, pre-sales, ATL, HODs, E&O, P&A and more.

A not to be missed course. Learn from the very best!


"I felt the course was a good eye opener for me about what producing is really about.""

"This is probably the best seminar I’ve ever been to - it’s refreshing to have a lecture of an introductory level which still covered the in-depth details of producing."


No previous experience necessary, this course is aimed at entry level.

THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO STUDENTS 16+. An "Under 18 in a general courses" consent form must be completed by a parent or guardian if you are under 18.

Have any questions? Please get in touch: or 1300 065 281

***DISCLAIMER*** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If a participant wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee. For more information on AFTRS Open's policies, including refund policies, please see our policies page.​


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.