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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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.

AdLab 2013 - on the job industry training with WAT & Clemenger Tasmania

Can you see yourself creating a media campaign for the small and big screen?  If you’re keen to learn, like to keep it practical and are hungry to work in the commercial world, then AdLab 2013 is for you!
Wide Angle Tasmania and Clemenger Tasmania are offering 6 people the chance to hone their skills to produce a media campaign that will screen online, on TV and at cinemas.

Over 6 weeks a team of emerging screen practitioners will pitch and produce a media campaign for Hobart, Clarence and Glenorchy Councils aimed at preventing auto-theft.