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Filmmaking Intensive

Behind the scenes of 'The Tunnel' | Dir. Michaela Holmes, Cine. Ehran Edwards (pictured) | Photo: Laura Anna Lucas

Explore Filmmaking

In this five day filmmaking intensive, you’ll get busy in the state-of-the-art AFTRS studio and take a short film script from page to screen. Experienced industry filmmakers will guide students with lectures and fast-paced practical exercises to conquer the major areas of directing, cinematography and post-production.

How to analyse, breakdown, and rehearse a short script, plan a shoot and work with a budget, actors, set and record sound

Hands-on experience operating HD cameras, attending production meetings, and working with professional picture & sound editors to collaborate and finish a short film

At week’s end, students are encouraged to invite family & friends to a screening of their film

Is the Filmmaking Intensive right for you?

This is a five-day filmmaking intensive course designed for students who want to use the state-of-the-art AFTRS studio and take a short film script from page to screen.

This course is only open to students aged 18 +. If you are under 18, you will not be eligible to attend this course.

Meet Your Tutors

Thomas Wilson-White

Thomas was accepted into the Bachelor of Film and Television Production at the Victorian College of the Arts at 17.…

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What you will need

No experience necessary. This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

Filmmaking Intensive Offerings


10 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020
Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:00pm

Industry Price:

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners.

Course Price:

This is the standard course price.

AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

There are 3 places available

For more information call 1300 065 281, or register for future offerings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** 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 you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee 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.

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