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21 June

Metro Screen

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Behind The scenes video

Take a look behind the scene of the production The Art of Play a short film currently in production as part of the Certificate IV Screen & Media Studies course at Metro Screen. This selective course only accepts 15 students per year who are interested in film and content production, 80% of graduates from this course walk in to work in the local film, TV and digital content industries. Applications for the Group 2 intake running July 30 – 12 December 2012 are currently being accepted. Join the info session and screening night at Kino Sydney June 25 at The Night Parrot, Australian Museum or phone 9356 1818 to make an appointment.
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Featured Items



Metro Screen and Cake Wines presents the screening of Shut Up and Play The Hits  - The final days of LCD Soundsystem at the Cake Wines pop-up Bar 27 June Tickets are on sale now.
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Info night at kino Sydney

You’re invited to the Certificate IV in Screen and Media Studies info session at Kino Sydney, The Night Parrot at the Australian Museum 25 June. Find out why 80% of graduates from this course walk in to work in the film and TV industry. Tickets on the door at Kino Sydney


Innovate Subsidy Projects

The two $5000 winning projects of the Innovate production subsidies have been awarded to Max Hemmings & Arie Hirsh for his script ‘You Take The High Road’ and Jasper Marlow for ‘The Hand That Feeds’. A third runner up subsidy of $2000 was also awarded to Guy Verge-Wallace towards his colourful animation project.


Time Machine festival

Metro Screen is a proud partner of a new experimental time-based art festival, Time Machine curated by arts collective Serial Space 18 -29 July in venues around Chippendale featuring 45 artists in 5 streams – gigs, talks, exhibition, performance and lab formats plus a festival bar.


Book in to any course today and get a bonus Top Gear, Enough Rope or Antarctica DVD (subject to availability).

Introduction to Screenwriting 26 June – 7 August
This course allows participants to develop an understanding of effective storytelling, dialogue and industry standard formatting. Learn how to hone your story concept into a work that is compelling and unique. Develop solid techniques to help with characterisation, genre and plot types.

Directing Actors Masterclass 7 - 8 July
This two day intensive workshop explores the process of working with actors from casting to shoot. Throughout the workshop, you will look at the Director’s role and responsibility to actors and learn hints and tips on how to work with actors to tease out their best performance.


Young Filmmakers Workshop | 3 July
Directing Actors Masterclass | 7 July

Video Game Design for Kids | 10 July

Craft of Directing | 25th July
Fundamentals of VFX | 31 July
Production Management | 6 Aug
Sound Design and Editing | 25 Aug
Film Producing |30 Aug
Camera Essentials | 1 Sept
Camera and Lighting Techniques | 15 Sept
+ many more short courses in film, TV and digital media conent making




When you need the latest workstations running Final Cut Pro Studio (FCP 7) and Adobe CS5.5 Master Suite in a quiet well maintained workspace come and dock in to the Metro Screen Media Lab. Don't worry about upgrades and power bills, just get a pass and get cracking on your next project with flexible opening hours in central Paddington on Oxford Street.
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Woollo on ABC

Catch Woollo on ABC iView a comedy written and directed by Elizabeth Wymarra, a Gundang/Wakaidth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island woman who has a passion for telling Indigenous stories on different platforms.

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Latest From The Forum


Premiere Pro Tutors Wanted

We are interested to hear from Premiere Pro tutors or professional editors who are keen to teach short and long form accredited courses. The majority of classes are evenings and weekends with a small group of enthusiastic students in a professional media lab. Previous teaching experience is deseriable but not essental.

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The ACS has launched The Shadowcatchers; A History of Cinematography in Australia. 288 pages of history, photographs, anecdotes and more photographs. It was one of those great industry gatherings of well over 200 people, with old friends emerging unexpectedly from the crowd and well-known veterans mingling with the bright young things now making their way in the business.
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Queer Screen LOVES you !

Screening world class LGBTI cinema and supporting Australian LGBTI filmmakers is really at the HEART of what Queer Screen does and why it exists. But running a film festival doesn’t come cheap so each year Queer Screen asks those that LOVE QUEER SCREEN to help raise much needed funds in our annual donation drive to keep it all going . If you LOVE QUEER SCREEN and want to keep Queer film on screen in Sydney then please assist by making a DONATION. This year our goal is to raise $30,000. (Every donation made to Queer Screen over $2 is tax deductible so get in before June 30!)Click here to show your LOVE 


Metro Screen Apps Lab Giveaway

Metro Screen presents a one-day seminar investigating the future of mobile apps with industry experts on Thursday 5th July, 2012 in Surry Hills. 
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Top Gear Great Adventures: The India Special & Supercars Across Italy Giveaway

Buckle up for two explosive cross-country adventures with Jeremy, Richard and James. In The India Special the boys set out to boost the British economy with a trade mission to India.
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My Week With Marilyn Giveaway

Beautiful, insecure, talented, ambitious, shy, sexy, manipulative, charming, sweet, sad...Marilyn Monroe was all of these things and more.
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Polisse Giveaway

The French film Polisse won the Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, has been selected for this year’s Sydney Film Festival and will be released in cinemas across Australia on 28th June.
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