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E NEWS 8 March 

Music Video


Music Video Show + Tell

FBi Radio and Metro Screen present Music Video Show + Tell, a chance for fimmakers and music makers to get together and talk about the process of making music videos. Directors on this very special panel include Tom Noakes, Alex Ryan, Guy Verge Wallis, Beatrice Pegard, Maximillian Hemmings, Maria Horniak and Danielle Zorbas. It’s happening Wednesday 4th April at FBi Social in Kings Cross from 6pm with DJ Jack Shit (FBi Radio) spinning tunes til late. Tickets are $7 plus booking fee and include complimentary wine on arrival from our good friends at Cake Wines.

Australian Film Festival | Panels & Workshops

The Australian Film Festival has a range of workshops and panels with limited places available:
Film Distribution Panel featuring panelists from Titan View, Hopscoth Films, and Dendy
Thu 8 Mar 6.30pm.
One Shot Workshop with award-winning Writer / Director Ben Ferris
Sat 10 Mar 9am – 4pm
Australian Short Film Competition showcasing emerging filmmakers from around the country
Sun 11 Mar 7pm
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Australian Film Festival presents ADG Directors Panel In association with Metro Screen

Wed 14 Mar – SOLD OUT

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Home and Away

Emma Leonard, a graduate of Certificate IV in Screen and Media (2007) has joined the cast in Summer Bay as Heath’s old flame.


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.

Final Cut Pro 7 Fundamentals | 27 March – 12 April

Learn the fundamentals of editing techniques using Final Cut Pro 7, one of the world’s most popular and widely used professional editing software. Topics covered include basic set-up, preferences, capturing video and audio, editing and cutting techniques, audio editing, finishing, and exporting video. The course is run by a Metro Screen Apple Certified trainer and covers the first half of Apple’s Final Cut Pro 101 training syllabus.

Final Cut Pro 7 Intermediate | 17 April – 3 May

Taught by a Metro Screen Apple Certified trainer this course covers the second half of Apple's FCP 101 training syllabus and is designed for those with a good basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7. Participants will cover advanced editing functions, including titles, graphics, audio mixing, motion tools, multi-camera editing, filters, colour correction, grading and outputting formats.


Chromakey Studio

Look! You can fit a whole galaxy inside the Metro Screen multi-cam chromakey studio. We have proof from space band The Troons

The Toons


Black & White & Sex Giveaway

Are you interested in sex? Angie is. She’s an expert. A professional in fact. So when she’s asked to be the star of a 'tell all' documentary about sex workers, she’s determined to use the opportunity to set the record straight. In one night she’s going to reveal everything you didn’t know you had to know about what men and women want. After all, sex is anything but black and white. Enter here.

Margin Call Giveaway

Inspired by a true story. In 2008, the world held its breath as the worst financial crisis unfolded. In this powerful drama, desperate bank executives played by an extraordinary ensemble cast, featuring Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons, Simon Baker, Paul Bettany, Demi Moore, Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Penn Badgley and Mary McDonnell scramble to save their millions while the world watches the unthinkable. Enter here.


A Director/Producer Wanted

'Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett share a flat together: What could possibly go wrong?'. Experienced Director and Producer needed for short 25-minute comedy film. It's a parody of sitcoms, and of the two writers, but audience knowledge of Beckett/Pinter is not needed. Title: The Laugh Track. Market: 20s to 40 age-group, alternative comedy. Festivals would love it, and potential exists for cable/public TV sale, especially in UK/Ireland. Budget: Set mostly in one room, would be very cheap to make. More info.



Machinima filmmakers compete on the international stage as producers announce the largest cash prize of its kind. Machinima is filmmaking in real-time, using interactive 3D environments and gaming technologies. Beginning on 30 Mar at 7pm, Machinima filmmakers from around the world will make a 3 to 5 min short film from scratch, that is: write, shoot, and edit in only 48 Hours. Tony Dyson, creator of Star Wars iconic robot R2-D2, will be heading the judging team. First Prize $3,000 and your Machinima film will be screened at the International Championships in USA. All films will be screened.


The Australian Film Festival

Nafa Choc Tops Presents A Transmedia Odyssey with Marcus Gillezeau. Learn how to find, fund and protect your Storyworld. Filmmaker Marcus Gillezeau is the principal partner in Firelight Productions, specialising in all-media drama and documentary production. He has delivered primetime television to all the major networks including ABC, SBS, Channel 9, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic. In 2009 he won the International Digital Emmy Award for the all-media drama 'Scorched'.


Stanley Hawes Award

Julia Overton, who is a Cert IV documentary tutor this semester, on her Stanley Hawes award.

Money Tree at African Film Festival

Funded by Metro Screen's First Break Program 2011, Money Tree is an animation about Solomon, a destitute African boy trapped in poverty, and his dreams of becoming rich. The film is directed by Hawanatu Bangura and will screen at the inaugural African Film Festival in Sydney on 14th April. More information here.

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