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29 March

Metro Screen

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Digital Make over

Yes! We have unabashedly had a major digital plasto-surgery make over. Some things have changed names, some things have moved, but everything Metro Screen is still all contained in one neat little URL  Come check us out and hurl your compliments this way @MetroScreen or this way 

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Featured Items

Music Video


Wed 4 April

Join us at FBi Social to share tips and clips from 7 hot Directors. Meet filmmakers, musicians, labels and music industry at FBi Social
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Thurs 19 April

A film about the democratisation of creative culture brought about by the digital era, featuring Lykki Li, Moby & Seth Gordon.

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Wed 30 May

At the Museum of Contemporary Art
as part of the VIVID Ideas Exchange.
Update your little black book $5 +bf

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New Jib Arm


Add flexibility to your camera angles, get a high- or low-angled shot, or pan the camera — moving it side to side or vertically in a steady, sweeping motion.

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Young Filmmakers Workshop

11, 12 and 13 April

In three days the 21 students will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking all the way from script to screen. They will each have the opportunity to write, act, shoot, light, direct, edit, add soundtrack and produce one of the following:
• short film,
• theatrical trailer
• television commercial or
• behind-the-scenes documentary

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Multi Media Game Creation

17, 18, 19 and 20 April

This 4-day workshop throws kids into the exciting world of Alternative Reality Games (ARG's). The participants will play an ARG designed just for them and learn about the famous ARG's (i love bees, why so serious, The Dharma Initiative etc) that have changed the media landscape. Then it will be time to get creative with the kids in groups creating their own ARG using Facebook, blogs, twitter, iPhone apps and even real world problems puzzles and clues.

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17, 19, 24 26 April, 1 and 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.

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21 April

Camera Essentials is the perfect introduction to camera operating and cinematography techniques. In this hands-on practical course, participants learn HD camera operating and lighting skills. Topics covered include framing, exposure, white balance as well as handling techniques, lighting set up and lay out and an overview of shooting formats. In order to maximise hands-on experience the course is limited to 12 places.

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Latest From The Forum


Sherlock Giveaway

Steven Moffatt’s [Doctor Who] modern update finds the famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes [Benedict Cumberbatch] and his doctor partner John Watson [Martin Freeman] solving crime in 21st century London. Thanks to our friends at Roadshow Entertainment Australia we have 5 copies on DVD of Sherlock Series 1 + 2 to giveaway.

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Le Havre Giveaway

Directed by Aki Kaurismaki, Le Havre follows Marcel Marx [André Wilms], a former author who has retreated into a voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre to become a shoe-shiner. Marx’s life takes an interesting turn when fate suddenly throws in his path an underage immigrant refugee from Africa. Le Havre features a principally French cast, including André Wilms, Jean-Pierre Daroussin and Jean-Pierre Léaud, as well as Kaurismäki regular Kati Outinen and newcomer Blondin Miguel.

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A Dangerous Method Giveaway

Directed by David Cronenberg and starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender and Vincent Cassel. Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung [Michael Fassbender] takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein [Keira Knightley] as his patient in A Dangerous Method. Jung's weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud [Viggo Mortensen]. Both men fall under Sabina's spell.

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Enough Rope on the Road Giveaway

Andrew Denton goes "on the road" to the north-west Victorian town of Rainbow, Mount Isa and Kununurra to meet the locals. In Rainbow, Denton explores what lies beneath the surface of this wheat and sheep based town. In the mining town of Mount Isa Andrew meets three of its locals: the eccentric Kathy Swift; Glynn Johnston, the Friendly Mauler; and Boyd Curran who details his passionate work with Aboriginal youths. In Kununurra, Denton meets some very special dwellers. This East Kimberley oasis is home to bull riders, diamond traders, and cattle wranglers (to name a few) and they all share their unique stories about rural life.

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Production Coordinator Internship Offered on Award Winning TV Series

This is a call for an enthusiastic production coordinator/producers assistant to work with the producer of the award winning Australian TV series Horse Talk TV []. You will be working on our upcoming Series 3. Horse Talk TV is magazine style show on horses and horse riding is the creation of producer and host Katie Hickson, a passionate horsewoman who saw a niche in Australia for a TV series on horses.

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Screen Australia Position

Screen Australia has opened applications for an Indigenous Employment Program Co-ordinator who will oversee and lead the implementation of the MediaRING Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy to grow and develop the Indigenous talent pool available to the Media industry, and increase the engagement of Indigenous people with the industry. Deadline for applications: 3 April 2012.

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City Short Film Showcase

Entries are now open for the Youth Week in the City Short Film Showcase 2012. Selected entries will be screened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in April.

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YouTube Content Needed

We're looking for video content to upload to YouTube about our online community site, LiveTribe. Members of LiveTribe are invited to participate in market research surveys, for which they earn rewards points that they redeem for gift vouchers or donate to charity.

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Message Sticks Festival

From 27 March 2012 Sydney Opera House will be buzzing with Message Sticks Festival which encompasses music, talks and films celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. The festival boasts an impressive lineup and many free events, including the popular free film screenings.

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Kino #56 & Project Parlour

Kino #56 is coming up and as a special treat for all you film loving fans, we have partnered with Kaldor Public Art Projects to make it part of their new Parlour series and made it absolutely FREE! We're taking Kino to a special one-off venue where the Parlour nights are being held, the mysterious CTA building, next to the MLC Centre in Martin Place!

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Metro Screen Alumni Invited to Apply to Sundance Writers Lab

Pauline Findlay [Certificate IV in Screen and Media graduate) has been invited to apply to the Sundance Writers Lab. We wish her every success with her application.

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Metro Screen Alumni Winners at 18th WOW Film Festival

Metro Screen alumni were amongst the winners at this years WOW Film Festival.

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Dead Tone at Fantastic Planet Film Festival

Metro Screen alumni produced short horror film Dead Tone will be playing at the Fantastic Planet Film Festival Australian SCI-FI and Fantasy Showcase on Wednesday 28th March. It is eligible for the audience award on the night.

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Horse Talk TV

Horse Talk TV is a entertaining magazine style show on horses and horse riding and is the creation of producer, host and Metro Screen alumni Katie Hickson, a passionate horsewoman who had no previous training in Film or TV production. Horse Talk TV was a finalist in a Metro Screen Network pitching competition and Katie received advice from Metro Screen's Productions and Projects.

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