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E NEWS 2 February 

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The Mardi Gras Film Festival

Three Metro Screen supported projects have made it in to The Mardi Gras Film Festival program as part of the My Queer Career, the world's most prestigious awards for queer short filmmakers and is exclusively open to locally produced work.

Attend Metro Screen's Queer Screen Masterclass as part of The Mardi Gras Film Festival.


Intro to Screenwriting – Feb 9th

This Introduction to Screenwriting course allows participants to develop an understanding of effective storytelling, dialogue and industry standard formatting. Learn how to hone your story concept into a work that is compelling and unique.

Production Management – Feb 14th

This thorough and in-depth course demystifies the role of a Production Manager, providing participants with the confidence and skills to run any scale of production.

Certificate IV – Feb 27th

With an industry placement, client driven production and focus on practical industry relevant skills, this course enables you to join the over 80% of graduates who have started their own small business, found full time employment or sustainable freelance work in the film, TV and transmedia industries.


Production Office For Rent

We are looking for a tenant in our cosy and production secure suite with street access, mini-kitchen and bathroom. It is a bargain at $165 per week! For enquiries call Martin Renaud, Hire & Post Manager at 9356 1818 or m.renaud@metroscreen.org.au

New Prices for 2012

We have adjusted our prices to make sure you grab a bargain when hiring equipment or facilities at Metro Screen. Check out our new prices on the HIRE pages of our website. We are proud to offer the most competitive and friendly hire service in Sydney. Think of us for your next project!


Marketing Resources

Free marketing resources for Film Makers developed by Screen Australia are packed with useful tips, tricks and advice to help you with your next project.

Win Free Stuff

Tropfest Roughcut Tickets

Win 2 free tickets to ROUGHCUT with internationally celebrated screenwriter Charles Randolph (Love and Other Drugs, The Interpreter) to focus on collaboration and creativity. For your chance to win email us in 25 words or less what your would ask Charles.

The Hunter DVD Giveaway

From the producers of 'Animal Kingdom', [Metro Screen Alumni Liz Watts and Vincent Sheehan] and based on the acclaimed novel by Julia Leigh, 'The Hunter' is a powerful psychological drama which takes us deep into the stunning Tasmanian wilderness. Thanks to our friends at Madman email and tell us in 25 words or less why you would like to win a copy. Be sure to include your full contact details.


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Program: Final Cut Pro. Pay will be negotiated.


Popcorn Horror

Popcorn Horror beleive in the true essence of filmmaking, creativity and innovation. We are a mobile phone application, which brings you bite sized horror movies and provides a cinematic experience on your phone. We offer grass root filmmakers the chance to showcase their short films among horror fans alike, and even offer to pay for their material.


Persian International Film Festival

The inaugural Persian International Film Festival will debut in Sydney on 23rd February 2012. The Festival will showcase the rich diversity of filmmaking currently flourishing across Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan and attracting international recognition.


Advance Australian Film

Independent filmmaker Courtney Dawson, supported by Metro Screen’s Jump Start Scheme, is in the process of raising funds through Pozible, to produce a documentary investigated the current state of the Australian film industry. Watch the trailer.

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