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The Director's Journey: Online

Behind the scenes of 'Suburban Wildlife' | Dir. Imogen McCluskey | Photo: Chelsea Thistlewaite

Become a Working Director

You’ve learned the basics of directing – but how do you become a working director and build a sustainable career? This eight-week online course is designed for emerging filmmakers, offering advanced insight into the role of the director to help take your craft to the next level.

Using an Oscar-winning screenplay as a basis, you will assume the role of the script’s director and learn what it takes to fill this role

A weekly video chat feedback session will give you real insight into how you can improve your directorial skill set and apply it across a range of platforms

Topics covered include using the camera to portray your vision, using performance, design and sound to tell your story and pitching projects

Is The Director's Journey: Online right for you?

This is an intermediate course designed for emerging filmmakers, offering advanced insight into the role of the director to help take your craft to the next level. You are expected to have undertaken an introductory directing course prior to enrolling. This course is online, so you can do this anywhere in the world.

Meet Your Tutors

Elissa Down

Elissa Down's films embrace the emotional. She is a true "actors’ director". On set, Elissa creates a warm and genuinely…

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What you will need

This is an intermediate course. You are expected to have undertaken an introductory directing course prior to enrolling.

This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

The Director's Journey: Online Offerings

Online

23 Mar 2020 to 23 May 2020
8 x Sat 9:30am-11am AEDT video chat sessions, commencing SAT 28 MAR. Enrolments close Mon 23 Mar.

Early Bird Industry Price:
$702

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

Early Bird Course Price:
$877.50

This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

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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.

Find out more information about discounts and refunds.