This weekend, Wide Angle Tasmania celebrates the opening of Tasmania’s centre for screen. Since opening in 2005, Wide Angle Tasmania has been the first point of contact for the Tasmanian screen industry - providing production opportunities, training, mentorship and filmmaking equipment to thousands of Tasmanian filmmakers.Read more
Wide Angle Tasmania responded to Screen Tasmania's invitation for feedback on the agency's Draft program guidelines with the following submission provided on August 21, 2017.Read more
Appearance at The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts Hearing
Abi Binning, Executive Director of Wide Angle Tasmania appeared today at the public hearing of The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts to speak to the submission made jointly with the Media Resource Centre to the Inquiry into factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of the Australian Film and Television industry.
We were pleased to have the opportunity to highlight our concern that Australia cannot create a thriving screen industry unless it provides opportunities from storytellers from across the breadth of Australia to participate. We called for a policy and strategy which allows new skills and new regional voices to enter the market. The full submission is included below.Read more