AFTRS scholarship

AFTRS (Australian Film and Television Radio School) and Wide Angle Tasmania are offering a scholarship to attend a Script Assessment Workshop in Sydney on July 27 – July 28.

‘This course will give you the tools needed to rigorously assess other people’s screenpays, within the context of the current commercial Film, TV and Web series climate.  Run over two days it’s designed to strengthen your story analysis skills and help you develop the tools needed to be a professional script assessor for production companies, funding agencies, broadcasters and distributors.’  Read more here

The scholarship includes:

  • Free enrolment in the course
  • Return flights to Sydney (from Hobart or Launceston) and $200 towards accommodation/transfers/meals.

If selected you will need to complete all course work – this includes two script assessments to be completed after the course.  These scripts will be sourced from Tasmanian writers - they will receive your script assessments after feedback from the course tutor. 

Am I eligible?
This opportunity is only available to current financial WAT members.  Call 6223 8344 to check your membership status before applying.

How will you decide who receives the scholarship?

Wide Angle Tasmania’s Executive Director will make a decision based on the applications that are received.  We'll let you know by June 30.

I’m interested – what do I do now? 

  • Check out the course description – if you have questions about the course itself, please contact AFTRS
  • To discuss the scholarship application and the activities/materials that the successful scholarship recipient would need to agree to, contact Wide Angle Tasmania to discuss
  • submit a completed application form by June 24, 2019 to with a brief bio (no more than 150 words) and a CV.

Download the application form here.  Return by email to by 4pm June 24. 

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