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E NEWS 1 March 

ADG Panel


Australian Film Festival presents ADG Directors Panel In association with Metro Screen

A cross section of Australian Directors at varying stages of their career will discuss the craft, their own career, and their unique approach to directing. This high profile panel includes award winning Directors Kriv Stenders (Red Dog, Boxing Day) and Gillian Armstrong (Charlotte Gray, Oscar and Lucinda, Little Women). Wednesday 14th March 6.00pm Drinks & Nibbles for a 6.30pm start – 8.00pm finish. Get your tickets online today.
***60% Tickets Sold***

Save The Date

Loads of Metro Screen events are happening this year. Pop these important dates in your calendars and diaries and stay tuned for more details:
Wed 14th March – ADG Directors Panel at Metro Screen
Wed 4th April – Music Video Show+Tell at FBI Social
Wed 30th May – Speed Networking event at VIVID Ideas Exchange


Production Management | 6 March – 16 May

This thorough and in-depth course demystifies the role of a Production Manager, providing participants with the confidence and skills to run any scale of production. Participants receive comprehensive course notes and production templates, and learn how to manage all aspects of a shoot including budgets and expenses, call sheets, schedules, contracts and awards.

Camera and Lighting Techniques | 25 February - 4 March

This course covers intermediate camera operation and techniques of cinematography. Participants will perform a number of practical exercises during this hands-on course learning skills relating to studio and location lighting, scene coverage, framing and camera movement.

AVID Media Composer 6 Fundamentals | 18 March - 1 April

Learn the basics of editing with Avid's newest editing software – Media Composer 6. During the course you will cover a range of topics including system settings, capturing, editing and trimming techniques, finishing and exporting.

Film Producing | 22 March - 24 May

Film Producing takes an in-depth look at producing independent films. From recognising a good concept through to marketing and distribution, this course covers the essentials of securing funding, pitching, hiring crew, dealing with legal responsibilities, selling your finished film and running a production company.


Production Office For Rent

Need your own production office close to the city, fox studios and Eastern Suburbs? Check out our cosy and secure suite with street access, mini-kitchen and bathroom. You can also avoid long term lease commitments for short projects. It’s a bargain at just $165 per week for 18sqm. For enquiries call Martin Renaud, Hire & Post Manager at 9356 1818 or m.renaud@metroscreen.org.au.


Coriolanus Giveaway

Based on the play by William Shakespeare and directed by: Ralph Fiennes. Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' [Ralph Fiennes], a revered and feared Roman General is at odds with the city of Rome and his fellow citizens.

Drive Giveaway

Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can’t help falling in love with his beautiful neighbour Irene [Carey Mulligan], a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard [Oscar Isaac].

Puncture Giveaway

Enigmatic, brilliant, young lawyer Mike Weiss [Chris Evans] is at the top of his game. He’s also a junkie. From prostitutes to street thugs, to high-powered attorneys and judges, Mike is in a constant battle to balance his two colliding, fast-paced worlds.

Headhunters Giveaway

Based on the book by acclaimed author Jo Nesbo and from the producers of the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Headhunters is a heist thriller about the charming villain Roger Brown, a man who seems to have it all: he is Norway´s most successful headhunter, married to beautiful gallery owner Diana, owns a magnificent house – and is living larger than he should.


A Producer Required for Short Film Drama

This is a call for a passionate producer to put their efforts to good use and assist in producing a rare type of film which not only aims to sweep the audience off their feet with emotion, but also to bring awareness to the Australian community about domestic animal restrictions within the real estate and strata industry.


Antenna International Documentary Festival

Antenna International Documentary Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2012 program which will take place for the second time in Sydney at the beginning of October 2012. Hosted at our Venue Partner Dendy Cinemas, Antenna invites features, medium and short films from established and debut independent filmmakers, distributors and films schools. The successful first edition of the Antenna Festival, featured over 28 feature documentaries, 15 shorts, film competitions with three prizes totaling $10,000, special events and international guests. Competition prizes for Antenna Festival 2012 will be announced shortly.

For more information visit the website.


The Australian Film Festival

The 2012 Australian Film Festival [7th to 17th March] Film and Event Programme is now available on our website. Book in a night [or week!] to come to our array of venues throughout Sydney's East to enjoy feature and short film screenings, AFF workshops and our free events too. Whether you're a thrillseeker, philanthropist, drama lover or horrorphile or all of the above this year's Australian Film Festival features a varied and exciting lineup of international-award-winning entertainment that will leave you wanting more!

For more information and tickets visit the website.


The Rose Tattoo World Premiere

Metro Screen's Indigenous Breakthrough short film 'The Rose Tattoo', written/directed by Alanna Rose and Produced by Julian Galea [Galea Pictures] is set to world premier at 2012 WOW Film Festival.

When: Wednesday 7th March 2012
Cost: $10
Where: NSW Parliament House, 6 Macquarie St, Sydney

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