Wide Angle Tasmania provides a range of training courses, workshops, seminars and masterclasses designed to assist you enter the screen industry, extend your skills or consolidate your practice. We also provide information here about workshops, masterclasses and courses that may be of interest to those wanting to improve their craft and business skills in the screen sector.
Our screening calendar is now separate! Click here for more information.
Course fee Refund Policy
Wide Angle Tasmania’s Refund Policy aims to provide fair and equitable standards for course refunds that suit both Wide Angle and students. Read more here.
Applications close Feb 3 - click through for the guidelines and application form
Are you an emerging Producer, Director or Screenwriter who needs to get their head around the exciting world of legal agreements, financing and IP? Then this course is for you.
AFTRS (Australian Film and Television Radio School) and Wide Angle Tasmania are offering a scholarship to attend a two day Legal essentials Workshop in Sydney on March 14 and March 15, 2020.
During the two days David Whealy and Elle Curran from DWA Entertainment Lawyers will demystify the essentials, covering the key legal concepts for screen production (film, TV and online). Read more here https://www.aftrs.edu.au/short-course/legal-essentials/
The scholarship includes:
- Free enrolment in the course
- Return flights to Sydney (from Hobart or Launceston) and $200 towards accommodation/transfers/meals.
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, brief bio (no more than 150 words) and CV to email@example.com by Feb 3, 2020
- Please note that an administrative processing fee will be charged for each application. $15 for WAT members. $80 for non-WAT members (this fee includes a 12 month WAT membership)
‘Supported by Screen Tasmania’s Industry Development program’
Apply by 4pm Monday Feb 3, 2020
Tasmanian sole-traders, partnerships and companies are invited to apply for support for their screen business in 2020.
With support from Screen Tasmania, Wide Angle Tasmania is partnering with creative+business to provide four businesses with a 6 month programme of business mentorship valued at $960+GST.
The GROW program is a series of 6 mentoring meetings designed to help you stay on track and remain focused and accountable as you take your creative business to its next stage. You might be a freelancer ready to solidify the way you work, a partnership looking to act on your plans, or a company ready to hire employees and take on the world. Whichever way you want your creative business to grow, one of creative+business advisors can help you get there.
Are you interested in learning more about how End Game can help you to work on your screen dream? This info session will help you to understand what's on offer, what to expect and whether it's a good fit for your needs. Following the info session will be a workshop designed to walk you through a process for starting to identify and describe your screen dream - the first step in applying for End Game.
When: 5pm Thursday February 13
Where: Tasmania - by video conference and at the Wide Angle Screen Centre
Cost: free for WAT members but registrations are ESSENTIAL
Please RSVP here - or call us on 6223 8344 and we will register you to attend in person or by video conference - and follow up to arrange the details with you.
Are you planning to attend AIDC (Australian International Documentary Conference) in 2020 (March 1-4)? Wide Angle Tasmania has five discounted FOCUS passes available to members who are attending independently (ie. not applying for travel support from Screen Tasmania). Complete the attached Expression of Interest to receive a 10% discount on the early bird price (usually $605). Please note that only current WAT members will be considered for the discounted passes.
The FOCUS PASS is designed for knowledge seekers. If you don’t have a project to pitch in the AIDC Marketplace, but still want to attend all AIDC sessions, keynotes, masterclasses and screenings for professional inspiration and industry intel, this pass is ideal. Read more about what is included here https://www.aidc.com.au/register/passes/
Download the Expression of Interest form here and return by 4pm Monday Feb 17.
Thanks to Screen Tasmania and AIDC for providing this opportunity to Tasmanian filmmakers.
End Game... three months support to work on your screen dream.
Wide Angle Tasmania provides Tasmanian screen practitioners with the framework and support to work strategically on achieving their dream. End Game will help you to define your long-term screen aspiration and then identify a first step that can be achieved in 3 months.
Each round, up to seven filmmakers will be selected to participate in a 3 month programme of goal-setting, peer support, coaching and reflection designed to help you transform your great idea into action. End Game is delivered online to Tasmanian screen practitioners.
Applications for Round 5 (running from March 2 - May 29) close on Feb 17. Click through here for more info and to download the guidelines and application form.
Wide Angle Residency... the keys to the Wide Angle Screen Centre for up to three months to work on your screen venture. The Wide Angle Residency provides Tasmanian screen practitioners with the opportunity to concentrate on their screen project or screen business for a period of between one and three months. This “gift of time” will allow filmmakers to work without distraction to break new ground and progress their screen venture. The Wide Angle Residency provides a home base, resources and facilities for individuals or teams of screen practitioners. What’s on offer:
- Free office space at Wide Angle Screen Centre (6 Washington Street, South Hobart - includes electricity, water and Wi-Fi).
- Free access to the studio/cinema, meeting room, common areas and WAT Film Kit (negotiated at application)
For more info and to download the application form and guideline, click through here.
Apply: by 10am Friday February 28
Where: Wide Angle Screen Centre @ 6 Washington St, South Hobart
Residency dates: any period between March - May, 2020
Cost: $15 admin processing fee for WAT Members | $80 for non-members (includes annual membership).