ScreenwritingJonathan Ogilvie: Top Tips for Short Film Screenwriters
Oct 21 2015
Jonathan Ogilvie, Tropfest winner and Palme d'Or nominee gave us his top tips for writing a short film.
DocumentaryMadeleine Hetherton: Top Tips for Documentary Filmmaking
Oct 9 2015
Madeleine Hetherton's top tips for documentary filmmaking.
DirectingMartha Goddard’s Top Directing Tips
Sep 24 2015
Martha is a tutor for AFTRS Open filmmaking courses. Martha has directed commercials, documentaries and 6 short films, screening at over thirty film festivals. Martha has completed her Masters with AFTRS.
DirectingMarty Murphy: Tips for Directing Screen Comedy
Sep 22 2015
Marty Murphy, filmmaker, writer, comedian and tutor of AFTRS Open’s Screen Comedy Directing Masterclass gave us his top tips for directing comedy.
TV10 Tips for Getting a Job in TV
Aug 21 2015
Wendy Gray, is Head of AFTRS Open and has run the TV Unit for the last three years. Prior to joining AFTRS Wendy worked in the TV industry for twenty years, including 12 years with ABC TV.
Film & TVJason van Genderen on Short Films
Aug 13 2015
Jason van Genderen is a filmmaker, screenwriter, director, producer, presenter, and teacher. He’s half of the team delivering our Short Film Boot Camp: Develop, Deliver, Distribute! He is also the founder of the Pocket Film Academy, a filmmaking resource dedicated to the art of making movies with your phone. Jason was the winner of Tropfest 2008 for his entirely smartphone-made film Mankind is No Island.
Directing & CinematographyLucy Gaffy on Filmmaking & Six Week Film School
Aug 13 2015
Lucy Gaffy is an award-winning filmmaker, and a graduate of the AFTRS. With a seven-year career in the industry writing and directing short films, documentaries, and feature-film projects, Lucy is the ideal tutor for The Six Week Film School.
Screenwriting/ProducingLinda Aronson on Script Development for Producers
Jul 29 2015
Linda Aronson is a novelist, playwright, television writer, script consultant, dramaturge and expert on scriptwriting, a subject she began teaching after penning two books widely regarded internationally as the leading texts on complex and nonlinear storytelling structures, Screenwriting Updated, and its successor, The 21st Century Screenplay. Linda spoke to us about her process and her upcoming short course, Script Development for Producers.
DirectingPeter Andrikidis on Directing Actors
Jul 10 2015
Australian director Peter Andrikidis has a reputation as being a great "actor's director", getting excellent performances from actors and bringing exciting visual flair to each production he undertakes.
ScreenwritingJessica Redenbach on Girls on Film
May 27 2015
Jessica Redenbach is a writer, director, and producer. Her credits include the award-winning short film Tender (2011), the TV series Rush and the critically-acclaimed Spirited. Find out what she has to say about Girls on Film: Creating Unforgettable Female Characters.
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