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Marketing

A still from 'The Wonderful' | Dir. Erin Good | Photo: Natalie Zagalia

The Marketing division’s overarching goal is to position AFTRS as one of the top screen and broadcast schools in the world. The division is responsible for external communications about the school, its programs and its initiatives.

There are five key functions within the marketing division, including:

  • Digital communications – AFTRS digital and social channels, and website.
  • Campaigns and student recruitment - campaigns to promote the school’s courses and initiatives including meeting prospective students at Careers Fairs and roadshows, and liaising with potential applicants.
  • Distribution and sales – distribution of AFTRS student films in festivals and with our content partners, and licensing of content.
  • Programs and events – events from Open Day to graduations, programs with guilds and industry partners and the new AFTRS alumni program.
  • Corporate communications and media relations.

The division is also the custodian of the brand and visual identity of the school and philanthropic support for student scholarships.

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    Kym Louise Barton

    Kym-Louise was appointed Sales and Distribution Manager at AFTRS in 2014. ...

    Kym Louise Barton

    Kym-Louise was appointed Sales and Distribution Manager at AFTRS in 2014. She works closely with students and alumni to distribute, licence and promote their work at film festivals and with…

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    Sales & Distribution Manager

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    Marketing

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    Alicia Emery

    Alicia joined AFTRS in 2017 as Program and Events Manager. She is responsi...

    Alicia Emery

    Alicia joined AFTRS in 2017 as Program and Events Manager. She is responsible for developing, managing and delivering programs and events that positively promote and position the School to different…

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    Program & Events Manager

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    Marketing

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    Benjamin Ryan

    Ben is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School’s B...

    Benjamin Ryan

    Ben is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School’s Bachelor of Arts in Screen Production. Over the last seven years he has thrown himself into every facet…

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    Content Producer

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    Marketing

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    Steven Kirkby

    Steven Kirkby is a content producer who has been working in the broadcast ...

    Steven Kirkby

    Steven Kirkby is a content producer who has been working in the broadcast industry for the past 18 years. Recently, he has worked on The War on Waste, Planet America,…

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    Content Producer

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    Marketing