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Alumni Program

AFTRS alumni are a dynamic community of practitioners, advocates and supporters who are committed to, and invested in, the future of Australian stories. Now numbering over 5000, they are a diverse group spread across all areas of the industry, working all over the world.

You can find all alumni listed in our alumni register. Keep up with the latest alumni news here and learn more about some of our graduates in the Alumni Showcase. Connect with your peers in the official AFTRS alumni groups on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Christine Kirkwood is AFTRS’ Alumni Program Manager. You can reach her via email at alumni@aftrs.edu.au to get involved or share your news.


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We are working hard to reconnect with as many of our alumni as possible. If you’re an AFTRS graduate and you haven’t heard from us in a while, chances are we don’t have your current contact details. We would love to be able to invite you to our events and share your news, so please email us at alumni@aftrs.edu.au with your current contact details and keep us updated on your latest projects, and career milestones.

Another great way to stay connected is via our official alumni groups on LinkedIn and Facebook.

And, keep an eye out for our monthly alumni newsletter, filled with news, events, opportunities, offers and lots more.

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Celebrate the biggest reunion of all with us, the AFTRS’ 50ᵗʰ Anniversary in 2023. Make sure you’re signed up for event invites and updates here.


AFTRS alumni are invited to submit expressions of interest for casual or guest lecturing to share their experience and skills with current students. If you are an alum and current industry practitioner interested in teaching our award courses, short courses and corporate training, please apply here.


Our alumni, their stories and their successes are showcased in the Alumni Showcase and our News and Blog pages.

Alumni news can also be found daily on our social media channels. You can find it all by searching #AFTRSAlumni on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. If you’re an alumnus, join the official alumni groups on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Email us your updates to be included in Alumni News.

Subscribe to the alumni newsletter here.

We are also keen to connect alumni with recent graduates for employment opportunities, placements and collaboration. Email us to find out more.


AFTRS alumni (graduates of our degree courses) are entitled to a 30% discount on all Short Courses. Contact shortcourses@aftrs.edu.au to get your alumni promo code.


To support the creative initiatives and endeavours of our alumni we offer the use of our facilities, subject to availability and certain criteria. Over the years we’ve hosted writer’s rooms, meetings, cast-and-crew and tech check screenings. Learn more about Industry Use here.


AFTRS alumni are entitled to 50% off their first year of membership to ScreenHub. Email alumni@aftrs.edu.au to redeem your code.

Madman’s DocPlay streaming service provides AFTRS alumni with a free 45 day trial. Email alumni@aftrs.edu.au to receive your activation link.