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16 August

Metro Screen

Pozzible: Crowdfunding Creativity

Anything Is Pozible

At each stage of their project, content makers are always looking for unique ways to increase their resources. Metro Screen is right behind crowdfunding campaigns for projects that we support with funding, equipment subsidies, mentoring and promotion. Nearly $40,000 has already been pledged to projects on the Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible. You can fund creative projects and help Metro Screen supported short films, multiplatform and digital media projects to meet their full potential. Watch this space. Metro Screen is showcasing crowdfunding campaigns every month.

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Tablet Computers

Multiplatform Filmmaking

Storytelling and filmmaking is becoming increasingly multiplatform. Keep up with the trends in technology, develop the skills for 360-degree storytelling as well as techniques for multiplatform content in marketing, social media and current business models.

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Youth Program

School Holiday Fun

Don’t miss out on school holiday short courses for kids – Young Filmmakers Workshop (3 Oct), The TropJr Young Filmmakers Workshop (18 Dec) and Video Game Design for Kids (24 Sept). These popular school holiday short courses will fill fast.

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Behind The Scenes

Come behind the scenes at the pilot shoot of FOUNDIS, an exciting, fun new talk show soon to be seen on Television Sydney, recently shot at the multi-camera Green Screen chroma key studio at Metro Screen.

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The Sapphires

The Sapphires Breaking Records

Congratulations to the whole team behind The Sapphires for breaking opening weekend box office records. As a long-time supporter of Director Wayne Blair, Metro Screen is proud as punch to see this feature film wowing audiences across the country.

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Directing Documentary 21 August

Throughout the course you will cover the history of documentary making, various techniques and styling, how to gain access to subjects and materials, effective pitching, dealing with finance and finally where to go and what to do with a finished film.

Sound Design and Editing 25 August

This program explores the art of screen sound design and introduces the practical skills required to record sound. Participants design a complete soundscape for an existing film excerpt and complete practical exercises recording sound in a variety of locations, whilst troubleshooting common problems.

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Film Producing | 30 August
Camera Essentials | 2 September
Multiplatform Filmmaking | 6 September
Intro to Game Design and Development | 11 September
Camera and Lighting Techniques | 15 September
Final Cut Pro 7 Fundamentals | 16 September
Video Game Design for Kids | 24 September
Craft of Directing | 26 September
Young Filmmakers Workshop | 3 October
Introduction to Webisodes | 6 October
Introduction to TV Producing | 9 October
Camera Essentials |14 October
TropJr Young Filmmakers | 18 December


Deadline Alert: Dream Accelerator

This is your last chance to pitch your way to the red carpet, get in front of industry investors at Cannes, MIPCOM or SXSW Interactive as well the SPAA Conference and Metro Screen alumni. Submit a 3 minute video pitch for your idea. Grab a phone, an iPod or your mate’s camera and sell us your dream transmedia project, TV or feature film concept. Metro Screen can take you all the way to the international red carpet. Dreams can become careers with the funding and support to make it happen. Work it! The Dream Accelerator program is presented by Metro Screen in association with the Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) and is open to NSW residents only. Applications for this opportunity close 27 August – lights, camera, action!

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Metro Screen's Dream Accelerator


Camera Winter Special

Don't miss your chance to score 10% off RED Scarlet-X hire or a $100 media lab pass with the Sony F3. By booking the RED Scarlet-X before 1 September, we'll take 10% off the cost of your hire + Book the Sony PMW-F3, now with internal 4:2:2 S-Log recording, and you'll receive a bonus 5 day pass to hire the professional workstations at Metro Screen for free.

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Latest From The Forum


Location Required for Short Film Sweet Lullaby

Looking for an apartment for a short film shoot called "Sweet Lullaby". It would need to look like an up-and-coming couple live there. No date on shooting yet. Happy to forward the script. It is a project for "The engine room project". We're just a bunch of guys trying to make good quality short films.

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Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2012

Indulge your senses at the 13th annual Lavazza Italian Film Festival presented by Palace Cinemas with the proud support of Lavazza, the ‘numero uno’ authentic Italian coffee of connoisseurs, the world-over. The Festival, like Lavazza, continues to encapsulate the spirit of Italy with a thrilling program of over 30 award-winning, critically acclaimed features and includes highlights from internationally revered film forums, including Cannes, Sundance and Berlin, Rome and Venice.

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Holy Motors Giveaway

From cult French filmmaker Leos Carax, comes the groundbreaking Holy Motors starring Kylie Minogue and Eva Mendes. Premiering at Cannes this year to rapturous acclaim, Holy Motors has been best described by the Sydney Film Festival as a 'gorgeous blend of sci-fi, song and dance, romance and subversive weirdness'. From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next.

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Hamish and Andy's Euro Gap Year Giveaway

After immersing themselves in American culture last year, Hamish and Andy have decided you can never stop learning and it would therefore be irresponsible not to take another gap year in 2012. The Nine Network's new series, Hamish and Andy's Euro Gap Year, will feature the boys' travels and adventures throughout Europe and be broadcast weekly from The Lord Stanley, a disused pub in East London.

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Juliana's Story

Juliana's Story is a short film produced and directed by Metro Screen part-time Certificate IV in Screen and Media and Multiplatform Producing graduate, Angelique Papadelias. The film recently won an Award of Excellence for Best Original Score from the LA Movie Awards 2012. It is due to premiere this month at the World Independent Music And Film Festival in Washington DC.

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