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School Resources

A still from 'Cherry' | Dir. Claudia Bailey

The departments of the School Resources Division are:

Production Operations

Provides technical course and post production support, oversees equipment bookings through the Tech Store, supervises lighting hire, and manages production resources including Industry and Alumni requests for use of facilities, vehicle hire and facilitation of Permissions Scheme and Production Centre on Moodle.

Production Support

Provides support, advice and assistance in all aspects of props, staging and construction, and supervises the rigging of all grip equipment including towers, dollies and cranes.

Timetabling

Management of AFTRS timetable, room booking systems and processes.

Library

The Jerzy Toeplitz library is specialist boutique film, broadcasting and media library. The library holds the largest collection of screen arts and broadcast resources in Australia.

Facilities Services

Manages the maintenance of the school’s physical infrastructure and its support services. This includes Building Maintenance and Compliance, Construction Projects, Lease, Records, Environment, Work Health and Safety, Security, Cleaning, Reception, Stores and Mail.

AFTRS Café

The Cafe is located on the ground floor of the AFTRS building and is open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:00pm. For catering requirements contact cafe@aftrs.edu.au

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    Bernadette Walker

    Bernadette Walker is an accomplished educational leader with extensive lea...

    Bernadette Walker

    Bernadette Walker is an accomplished educational leader with extensive leadership experience in the education and creative arts sectors. From 2012-2016, Bernadette was founder and Managing Director of the International Screen…

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    Director of School Resources

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    School Resources

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    Jan Goldfeder

    Jan has over twenty years experience in Production Management, large scale...

    Jan Goldfeder

    Jan has over twenty years experience in Production Management, large scale events, theatre and now film. His career is varied, he was a professional musician for a number of prominent…

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    Head of Production Operations

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    School Resources

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    Christopher Perkins

    Christopher Perkins has been the Head of Facilities since October 2019. Pr...

    Christopher Perkins

    Christopher Perkins has been the Head of Facilities since October 2019. Prior to this he worked in facilities at both Animal Logic and Fox Studios, Australia. Christopher moved to Sydney…

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    Head of Facilities

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    School Resources

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    Louise Hajjar

    A people focused Timetabling Manager with an eye for detail, Louise naviga...

    Louise Hajjar

    A people focused Timetabling Manager with an eye for detail, Louise navigates the complexities and nuances of arts education to deliver and maintain the scheduling requirements for the school. With…

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    Timetabling Manager

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    School Resources

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    Fiona Whalley

    As the AFTRS’ Timetable Resource Coordinator, Fiona is able to share her...

    Fiona Whalley

    As the AFTRS’ Timetable Resource Coordinator, Fiona is able to share her passion for collaborating with others to problem solve, improve processes and develop new procedures with tangible results. Fiona…

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    Timetable Resource Coordinator

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    School Resources

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    EO Gill

    EO Gill’s professional objective is to help foster diversity, equity, ex...

    EO Gill

    EO Gill’s professional objective is to help foster diversity, equity, experimentation and risk-taking within the creative arts sector. In their capacity as Timetabling Resource Coordinator at AFTRS, EO is responsible…

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    Timetabling Resource Coordinator and SDIN Project Officer

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    People and Performance, School Resources

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    Wayne Smith

    Wayne has been working in the film and television industry for over 35 yea...

    Wayne Smith

    Wayne has been working in the film and television industry for over 35 years. As part of his role as Production Support Supervisor he is responsible for the effective utilisation…

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    Production Support Supervisor

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    School Resources

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    Annie Wright

    Annie has a degree in industrial design and has been working in film, tele...

    Annie Wright

    Annie has a degree in industrial design and has been working in film, television and theatre productions for 22 years. She has made props for Opera Australia, Bell Shakespeare and…

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    Props Maker/Property Master

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    Tutors, School Resources

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    Jess Atkins

    Jess Attkins is the AFTRS Building Maintenance Officer and has worked at t...

    Jess Atkins

    Jess Attkins is the AFTRS Building Maintenance Officer and has worked at the School since 2006. Jess has been in the building game since 1986 and has worked in most…

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    Building Maintenance Officer

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    School Resources

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    Con Despinidic

    Con Despinidic has been with AFTRS since 2007. Since starting out as House...

    Con Despinidic

    Con Despinidic has been with AFTRS since 2007. Since starting out as House Electrician he has since progressed to his current role of Maintenance Manager. He enjoys the variety in…

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    Maintenance Manager

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    School Resources

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    Louise Terley

    Louise Terley joined AFTRS in 2020, bringing five years of television prod...

    Louise Terley

    Louise Terley joined AFTRS in 2020, bringing five years of television production experience to the School. She studied a Bachelor of Arts (Television Production) and has worked in broadcast television,…

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    Production Resource Coordinator

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    School Resources

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    Hayley Brown

    Hayley Brown has worked in libraries for the last 15 years, most of which ...

    Hayley Brown

    Hayley Brown has worked in libraries for the last 15 years, most of which were spent at the AFTRS Library where she started as a junior Library Technician. Today, as…

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    Library Supervisor

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    School Resources

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    Frazer Bull-Clark

    Frazer Bull-Clark has worked in libraries for the past five years and is p...

    Frazer Bull-Clark

    Frazer Bull-Clark has worked in libraries for the past five years and is passionate about all things film. As part of his role as the Collection Development Librarian, he manages…

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    Collection Development Librarian

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    School Resources

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    Raquel Caballero

    Raquel has been working in libraries since 2012 and as a bookseller for ov...

    Raquel Caballero

    Raquel has been working in libraries since 2012 and as a bookseller for over 10 years. She comes from an arts background (art school dropout and proud of it) and…

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    User Experience Librarian

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    School Resources