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AFTRS, in partnership with Screenwest and DADAA is offering an introductory filmmaking workshop for emerging creatives from diverse backgrounds (CaLD, LGBTQIA+, living with a disability and/or low socio-economic).

The workshop is free and will take place at the ABC Studios from Monday, 10 December 2018 to Thursday, 13 December 2018.

Applications close Thursday, 22 November 2018 at 5:00pm WST.


Initiate Program

This four-day workshop, will provide a hands-on introduction to the basics of filmmaking led by Dev Hasan. Dev Hasan is an ex-Perth Cinematographer, Filmmaker and Lecturer based in Sydney. He has been working in the Australian Film and Television Industry for over 18 years.

Participants will develop a concept, plan the production, record on camera and then edit into a short film. On the last day the short films will be showcased in a final screening presented to the class.

The workshop is introductory in nature and is not suitable for people who are enrolled in or completing screen or media studies at a tertiary level.

The course will cover content creation on two levels:

  1. INDUSTRY LEVEL: participants will experience working with professionals with specialised equipment.
  2. PRACTICAL AND CREATIVE LEVEL: participants will be encouraged to conceive and produce engaging screen content.

The course aims to provide an entry level overview to making and developing stories. It will establish an achievable framework where participants will be empowered to create their own content.

Workshop Details

Dates: Monday, 10 December 2018 – Thursday, 13 December 2018
9:30am – 4:30pm
Location: ABC Studios, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth 6004

How to Apply

Please read the Initiate Guidelines on the Screenwest website with more details on how to apply.

All program guidelines are to be read in conjunction with the Screenwest Terms of Trade.

Applications close Thursday, 22 November 2018 at 5:00pm WST.


Program Contacts

For more information about this program, please contact:

Simone Flavelle, Diversity Manager
+61 8 6169 2107

Eva Di Blasio, Talent Development Manager
+61 8 6169 2107


Contact Screenwest

T: +61 8 6169 2100

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