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Metro Screen’s plea for the screen industry to take the lead on talent renewal.


Following devastating cuts by federal screen agency Screen Australia, flagship NSW screen resource organisation Metro Screen will close its doors in December having provided essential support and development for emerging screen practitioners for more than 34 years.


As its final contribution, Metro Screen will launch Emerging Visions: Career Pathways in the Australian Screen Production Industry, the first significant research into talent regeneration in the screen industry... [Read more]

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Speech from Metro Screen President Kath Shelper

From Metro Screen President
Kath Shelper

"We believe Screen Australia has got this wrong – we believe the Federal Agency has a responsibility for talent regeneration." Read the transcript of Metro Screen president Kath Shelper's speech at the Vale Metro Screen Emerging Visions Forum and Breakup Party.



Share your memories of Metro Screen. Whether you were at the Aquarius Festival in Nimbin when the idea of a video access centre was first conceived or are about to deliver your BREAKS funded short, we'd love to hear from you. Use #ValeMetro and tell us your stories with videos, photos and words


Metro CEO Presents Emerging Visions

"We’re very proud of this original research that we’re sharing with you tonight. It is the result of a survey of relevant literature, crunching the numbers, and interviews with a range of industry practitioners." Read the full transcript of Metro Screen CEO, Christina Alvarez's Emerging Visions presentation.

img2Metro Screen: Emerging Visions Forum & Breakup Party

Thanks For Coming!

We've uploaded some photos taken at last night's event to our Facebook page and we must say we have a good looking bunch of friends. So if you were there it's time to start checking yourself out and updating your profile pics and if you weren't there it's time to see who was. 


In Memorium

In memory of Metro's 34 years of support and development for emerging screen practitioners we have rumaged through the archives and put together some highlights of the amazing work created by our huge filmmaking family. Watch it, tag it, love it, tweet it, share it, #ValeMetro 

Metro Screen - 34 years

Screenwriting & Sound

Intermediate Screenwriting Sat 14 Nov

Walk away with better writing skills and a polished script or treatment. 


Sound Design and Editing Sat 21 Nov

Walk away with better skills in dialogue, atmosphere and effects.


4K With The FS700 Walkthrough

The FS700 is a powerful tool without the defaulting-on-loans price tag. In this blog we take you through recording 4K from this camera with the Atomos Shogun, with a few tips along the way.


The Last Ever Speed Networking!!

Metro Screen presents our last ever Speed Networking For Screen Practitioners. It’s a bit like speed dating with a focus on finding your future film, TV and digital content collaborators.

Book now

Film Festivals Australia [FFA]

Japanese Film Festival

The largest Japanese Film Festival outside of Japan, showcasing the best in contemporary Japanese cinema – from anime to internationally acclaimed drama, and everything in between.

Runs till 15 Nov. 

More FFA festivals.






Wedding Videographers Required (Paid)

Sound Recordist (Unpaid)

Videographer/Editor Required for A Night of Horror/Fantastic Planet Film Festival

All Jobs


Last days Crash the Super Bowl

Sydney Film Festival Entries Open


5th AACTA Awards Ceremony & Official After Party

Riverside Weekday Matinee Series

Kino Sydney Short Film Screening & Party


Crow’s Egg double pass.


Congratulations to Metro Screener Erin Good whose film, The Wonderful, took out the award for Best Short Film at Tasmania’s Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival last week.

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