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Metro Screen: Business as Usual and More…

Metro Screen is open for business as usual in 2015 and we’re looking at an energetic year ahead.

Since we last updated you on Metro Screen’s future, we have been busy investigating long-term solutions to not only keep the doors open but also to do what we do even better.

As you may be aware, in July last year we, along with all other interstate screen resource organisations, were informed our Screen Australia core funding would cease at the end of 2015. Again, thanks to everyone who attended our Public Forum last September. We received an overwhelming mandate that the... [more]

The Latest

Mardi Gras Film Festival 2015

The Mardi Gras Film Festival program has hit the streets and features quite a bit of local talent, including the premiere of Drown directed by Dean Francis and starring Matt Levett. Check out the trailer here. Sessions are selling fast so grab tickets quick before you miss out!


Position at Metro Screen

Metro Screen is looking for a new person to join the team as our Learning and Development Coordinator, Short Courses. The Coordinator is responsible for developing and delivering our short course program and part-time Certificate IV in Screen and Media. Apply by Monday 9 Feb.  

Filmmaker Insurance

A fully insured production without the high-end cost makes sense. Metro Screen's public and products liability policy, created especially for low budget films under $50k, costs between $230 - $290 for a 30 day shoot. Keeps you covered without killing your budget. Details here.


4th AACTA Awards

Tickets to the 4th AACTA Awards on 29 Jan are now on sale. If you can’t be there in person, you can still enjoy the night via the live telecast on Channel 10 complete with red carpet shenanigans; or catch up with the event on Foxtel’s ARENA Sat 31 Jan. 


Short Courses

Directors Vision starts 02 Feb, 
Learn the craft with Craig Boreham

Production Management starts 10 Feb, Learn this skill set with Heather Oxenham

Film Producing starts 11 Feb, 
Learn this lead crew role with Antony Waddington 


Diploma in Screen and Media

Last chance to enrol and be job ready for the film industry.
Graduate knowing that Metro Screen’s positive reputation in the Australian screen and media industries offers you a great career advantage. Our Diploma of Screen and Media is taught by industry professionals who focus their training on practical real world scenarios. Starts 27 Jan.


Breaks and Raw Nerve Short film funding

We are looking for strong, engaging and new creative stories to produce for the screen. Eleven teams will be chosen to receive cash support, production subsidy and expert development workshops to complete their projects by the end of 2015. Applications for our annual Breaks and Raw Nerve funding programs close this Tuesday 27 Jan.

Hire & Post

The Quarantine Hauntings

is the debut indie feature by producer/director team Bianca Biasi, Rebekah Biasi and Arnold Perez. The horror/thriller is based on haunting stories from Sydney’s infamous Quarantine Station, and was filmed at the historic site. The Quarantine Hauntings completed Post Production at Metro Screen and opens in cinemas Monday 26th Jan.  Don’t miss out. 


Screen 2030: Episode 6 with Galvin Scott Davis

In this episode multiplatform producer Galvin Scott Davis responds to the big question: What will the screen industry look like in 2030 and will a creative screen career pay the rent? Watch now>





Full-Time Metro Screen Position

Seeking Talented Scriptwriter: Commercial Project

Seeking Producer For Breaks Submission

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Call For Student Shorts: Une Nuit Trop Courte

Woodstock Film Festival: Call For Entries

Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival: Entries Open

‘Click For Festivals’: New Film Submission Database

All Entries >


AACTA Awards Ceremony & Official After Party

Casula Powerhouse Screenings: Now Monthly!

Summer Cinema At Centennial Park Rolls On …

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Latte e Miele at Flickerfest

Aussie Indie Video Clip Selected For New York’s Winter Film Awards

‘Chip’ Wins AACTA’s Social Shorts Award!

Metro Screen Jump Start supports Australian Songwriters Awards

All Congratulations >

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