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5 July

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Start your career in Film & TV

Certificate IV in Screen & Media Studies is an accredited and industry respected program with a hands-on experience focused on practical industry skills. 80% of graduates walk into work after the graduation screening with a show reel and a network of contacts. Only 15 students are selected twice a year for each group. Interviews are being conducted this month for the second Group running 30 Jul – 12 Dec this year. This course is for people who are ready to start working in the film, television and online media industries. With industry internships as part of your study, practical experience can lead to jobs at production companies working on TV shows like Masterchef.

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Pimp My Profile

Tickets are selling fast for the next Connect Event at Metro Screen, hear from Pip Jamieson Co-founder of The Loop, Anthony Grundy Marketing Executive Distribution at Screen Australia and Tiani Chillemi Metro Screen's Marketing & Communications Manager.
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Pitch your way to the red carpet

This is your chance to get in front of industry investors at Cannes, MIPCOM or SXSW Interactive as well the SPAA Conference, Cockatoo Island Film Festival and Metro Screen alumni. Metro Screen can take you all the way to the international red carpets where dreams can become careers with the funding and support to make it happen.
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Craft Of Directing

Craft of Directing focuses on the visual aspects of directing drama, exploring script interpretation, visualisation, shot choices, pacing, and point of view. Participants discover how camera angles, aspect ratio, shot sequence and staging all effect the power of a story.
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Upskill part-time

Part-time short courses are a great way to get started, brush up on skills or take that next career step. Courses range from camera and lighting, music video making, production management, directing, editing, cultural awareness, sustainable screen, multiplatform and a youth program.
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Short Courses

Book any short course today and get a bonus 5 Day Media Lab pass valued at $100

Directing Actors Masterclass 7 - 8 July
This two day intensive workshop explores the process of working with actors from casting to shoot. Throughout the workshop, you will look at the Director’s role and responsibility to actors and learn hints and tips on how to work with actors to tease out their best performance. Facilitated by Dean Francis, director of the upcoming feature film, Drown.

Craft of Directing  25 July – 12 August
Focuses on the visual aspects of directing drama, exploring script interpretation, visualisation, shot choices, pacing, and point of view. Film and theatre director, Jonathan Wald, will illustrate how camera angles, aspect ratio, shot sequence and staging all effect the power of a story. The course covers the analysis of a wide range of scripts and films to discover how best to use the language of film to tell a powerful story.

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Video Game Design for Kids 10 July

Craft of Directing  25th July
Fundamentals of VFX  31 July
Production Management  6 Aug
Sound Design and Editing  25 Aug
Film Producing 30 Aug
Camera Essentials 1 Sept
Camera and Lighting Techniques 15 Sept
Video Game Design for Kids  24 Sept
Young Filmmakers Workshop  3 Oct
+ many more short courses



Hire equipment at Member prices!

All of our equipment hire services are now 15% cheaper, making Metro Screen one of the most competitive options for your next production. Check out the prices online or call 9356 1828 to make your next booking. The Hire and Post team are also on stand by to send through quotes anytime on

Hire Sony PMW-F3 with S-Log Gamma 422

Good news! We have just updated our Sony F3 cameras with S-Log Gamma 4:2:2 profile. This CineAlta series camera packs a punch like the F35 and the F900. Hire a Sony F3 before September 1st and receive a 5-day media lab workstation pass, valued at $100.  
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This Dog's Life screened at Dungog Film Festival. The film was also selected to screen at the National Film and Sound Archive's travelling festival, Big Screen, in May at Nanango and Kingaroy, Queensland where actor and star of the film Martin Sacks introduced the film. 

Metro Screen First Break 2011 film The Grand Design has made Official Selection at Rhode Island Flicker Fest which is an Oscar Nominated festival. The film was Written and Directed by Samuel Bartlett. 

Director, Alex Murawski and Metro Screen Alumni and Certificate IV in Screen and Media graduate, producer, Annmaree J Bell’s ‘KISS’ has been selected as one of the 50 semi-finalists in the inaugural Your Film Festival. 


Latest From The Forum


Crew Wanted for Short Supernatural Thriller

15-20 minute short film production is looking for: DOP, 1st AD, Production Manager, Sound Crew and VFX Crew. Shooting August/September weekends. Pandorian is a musically inspired supernatural thriller. 'To save her sister from a mysterious affliction, a teenage girl must investigate a malevolent artefact that spirals them on a collision course with strangers both sinister and psychotic. 
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Avengers Casting Director Coming to Screenwise

Tamara Hunter is a graduate of UCLA's School of Theatre, Film and Television, and a member of the Casting Society of America. She started in casting with a great internship with Mali Finn [Titanic, The Matrix] and continued with the incredible Randi Hiller [Thor, Pride & Glory] and the inspiring Sarah Finn. 
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Moonrise Kingdom at Popcorn Taxi

Popcorn Taxi and Universal Pictures proudly present Moonrise Kingdom + an exclusive recorded Skype Interview with Wes Anderson. A bittersweet romance set on the island of New Penzance, in 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the tale of Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop, two grown-up 12 year olds who run away from home and camp to be together.
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Roger Brown [Askel Hennie] appears to have it all. He is Norway’s most successful Headhunter, married to a beautiful gallery owner and owns a magnificent house. But, he is living above his means and is stealing art on the side. At a gallery opening, his wife introduces him to Clas Greve [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau].
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And If We All Lived Together? 

Annie [Géraldine Chaplin], Jean [Guy Bedos], Claude [Claude Rich], Albert [Pierre Richard] and Jeanne [Jane Fonda] have been friends for more than 40 years. So when memories let them down, heart rates quicken and their families plot their futures in retirement homes they decide to rebel and all live together. To help make their lives easier they hire a young student [Daniel Brühl], who is initially a quiet observer but is soon drawn into the group dynamic.
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