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Young Filmmakers Bootcamp: Grades 9-12

Explore all areas of filmmaking

This intensive course runs over a two week period and is designed for young people who are passionate about filmmaking and want to extend their knowledge and skills in a creatively stimulating environment. At the end of the course students, family and friends are invited to attend a screening of the group’s film in the AFTRS theatre.

This course builds on the Real Filmmaking Workshop, and is suitable for people who have attended this course or who submit their previous screen work to demonstrate their skill level.

Try different filmmaking roles

Work with a wide range of industry professionals at every stage of project development and try your hand in a variety of different roles.

Hear from industry professionals

Hear from craft professionals about the filmmaking process, what their roles involve and how they progressed their careers in the Australian industry.

Gain filmmaking skills

Dig deeper into story development, storyboarding, camera techniques, set design and post production.

Meet Your Tutors

Gareth Tillson

One of AFTRS Open's most popular tutors, Gareth Tillson has pursued a career in cinematography since he saw the light…

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** A signed consent form is required for all students under 18, otherwise they cannot participate in the course.

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 a 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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