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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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.

Shorts on NITV with Wide Angle Tasmania



Wide Angle Tasmania is proud to present a new production initiative for indigenous Tasmanian filmmakers. During a series of free workshops and one-on-one mentoring from industry professional filmmakers, you will learn a wide range of filmmaking skills including writing, directing, camera, lighting, sound and editing.  You’ll use these skills to make your own short film (on one of the themes below) funded by the Regional, Remote and Emerging Initiative.

Raw Nerve Short Film Production Initiative NOW OPEN!

Now in its sixth year in Tasmania, Wide Angle Tasmania is proud to deliver Raw Nerve 2013, a national production initiative of Screen Australia, Screen Network and ABC TV.

Raw Nerve provides training and support for first time filmmakers to create a short film that explores the theme of ‘Best Date, Worst Date.’  The films will be between 5 and 7 minutes and can be documentary, comedy or drama.  The successful Raw Nerve 2013 films will be screened nationally on ABC2 TV.