Established in 2005, Wide Angle Tasmania is the state’s screen development organisation.  Principally funded by Screen Australia and Screen Tasmania, it is a not-for-profit organisation that nurtures local talent by providing advice, training, access to film production equipment and production initiatives.  WAT also offers Tasmanian audiences a diverse programme of screenings.

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What's on this month?

TASshorts on Screen - Wynyard

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 7:30pm

TASshorts on SCREEN features 14 home-grown short films.

TASshorts on Screen - Deloraine

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 7:30pm

TASshorts on SCREEN features 14 home-grown short films.

Actor/Director communication – a 2 day masterclass with Di Drew

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

This course is a fantastic opportunity for early-mid career screen practitioners and screen actors

Producer's Toolbox - Budgeting 101

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 5:30pm

In this workshop, participants are guided through using the A-Z budget for short films.

News Feed

Tasmanian Directors selected for Flickerfest 2015

Tasmanian filmmakers Carmen Falk and Heidi Lee Douglas’ have been selected to screen their short films at Australia’s leading and most respected short film festival – Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival. 

WAT Future Forum – member feedback


On Sept 2, 2014 Wide Angle Tasmania’s members and supporters gathered together to discuss the impact of the decision by Screen Australia to cease direct funding of Wide Angle Tasmania beyond Dec 2015. 

80 people attended the evening – including production company directors, emerging and established screen practitioners, Council, government representatives and community partners.  39 individuals who were unable to attend the forum provided feedback via an online survey.


Wide Angle Tasmania General Manager Abi Binning is “dismayed and deeply disappointed” by last week’s Screen Australia decision to cease direct funding for the organisation from the end of 2015.

Wide Angle Tasmania provides training, advice, equipment and support to Tasmanians who aim to work in production of content for cinema, television and on line audiences. 

New awards to unite and celebrate online video creators

Open Channel and ScreenPro.tv today announced new industry awards to recognise the work of online video content makers for the first time in Australia.

Supported by Film Victoria and Screen Network, the Australian Online Video Awards (the OVAs) will showcase leading talent in the online space. Online video is created specifically to reach audiences through platforms such as YouTube.

Raw Nerve 2013 screening on ABC2 in April!

We're stoked to let you know that all the WAT Raw Nerve 2013 films have been selected to screen on ABC2! They'll be rolling out from April 2014.