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21 February

Metro Screen

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CREW UP - Speed Networking for Screen Creatives

Meet your next wave of collaborators and contacts.

Speed Networking for Screen Practitioners is always a highlight of the Metro Screen calendar. You’ll meet fresh new faces including producers, directors, cinematographers, writers, editors, actors, animators, VFX specialists, and digital media makers. It’s also a great opportunity to sweep up this year’s hot-shots on the rise for your creative team.

Registration and more info

Featured Items


Raw Nerve Applications Close 3 March

Metro Screen in collaboration with Screen Australia is looking to commission three NSW filmmaking teams (producer, director, writer) to produce short films around the theme ‘Second Chance’ to be assessed for broadcast on ABC2 television.

Apply online by Monday 3 March.



ATYP have produced a Dark film, Twisted showcasing new writing from their acclaimed series The Voices Project, supported by Metro Screen through the Jump Start production subsidy program. Written by Georgia Symons (Metro Screen Young Screenwriter program 2011), directed by James Hartley and James Shepherd, produced by Dan Prichard and James Shepherd.


Crowdfunding Workshop For Serious Filmmakers

Indiegogo and Metro Screen present a Crowdfunding workshop with a difference. This event is for serious filmmakers who are planning or about to launch a campaign to raise money for a real project.

Register for the session at Metro Screen Wednesday 9 April.


NSW Directors Award

Congratulations to Brendan McDonnell on winning the $2000 Metro Screen Award for Best NSW Director at the My Queer Career Short Film Awards, Mardi Gras Film Festival (Feb 13-23). We also hear it is an outstanding year for the festival, fantastic news for everyone.


Screen & Media Careers Industry Panel
Finding a way to get a start in the Screen, Media and Creative Industries can be daunting. We’ve put together a special panel of screen industry practitioners to talk about how they started out and what has been helpful along the way. Wednesday 26 March. Register for the free panel and networking drinks.




Learn the process of documentary production by actually making a short doco over 2 weekends Sat 8 – Sun 16 Mar. Only 4 places left book here.

A practical overview of seeing a documentary all the way through, from start to finish Sat 22 – Sun 30 March. Filling fast, book by 3 March and save $50.

Brush up on your lighting technique and get better shots over 3 Saturday’s from 22 March. Book by 3 March and save $80.



Our air-conditioned sound stage, production studio has just finished being renovated with an updated curved digi green chroma key cyclorama and black curtains. It is permanently fitted with lighting rigs with in-house control through a dmx console.

Be the first to test out the new “Kermit green” studio, mention this note and get 10% off a full day booking.

Green Screen Studio – Instant Quote



Metro Screen is the home for the emerging screen community in NSW, where screen creativity, learning and diversity is embraced, encouraged and supported. We’re looking for the right person to manage our marketing activities for this six month maternity leave position.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for the effective development and implementation of Metro Screen’s marketing strategies including design, promotion, event management and market research. This position works closely with staff and the CEO to deliver a coordinated approach to Metro Screen’s communications.



Latest From Classifieds


FEATURED JOB: Writer/Director Seeking Producer for Raw Nerve – Jungle 
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FEATURED ENTRY: FilmLife Project 2014 
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FEATURED EVENTS: WOW Film Festival 2014 – 20th Anniversary

Projects Short Film Festival 2014
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Submit your job, event or entry, it's free.

Perception at WOW film festival


Hot Shot Selections

Reg Makes Contact has been selected as one of six filmmaking teams for Screen Australia’s short film program Hot Shots.

Ari, a comedy in which a high school geek earns the respect of his peers, was also selected - Produced by Metro Screen alumni Annmaree Bell and writer-director Alex Murawski.

Screen NSW Producer Extension Placement Program - Kristy Best

Alex Murawski

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