NDIS mentorship

Do you love films or acting on screen?

Do you want to learn more about the film industry, or have a brilliant story to tell? 

Wide Angle Tasmania (WAT) is proud to offer individual mentorships for NDIS eligible emerging filmmakers. We want YOU to be able express yourself, and tell your OWN story through film. Using your NDIS Capacity Support Funding, you can be mentored by a professional filmmaker or actor.  We work with you to develop a learning plan and reach the targets that you set. Our mentorship program focuses on:

  • Developing the skills you need for filmmaking or acting
  • Social and community participation in the film industry
  • Pathways to future work and learning in the film industry

As well as:

  • YOUR health and wellbeing
  • YOUR artistic outcomes
  • YOUR movement and stories

The one-on-one mentorship program runs for 2-3 hours per week for a 10 week block. You can meet with your Mentor in person at our Screen Centre in South Hobart, online via Zoom, or in your own home (depending upon Mentor availability).

Wide Angle Tasmania offer mentorships in:

  • MAKING A SHORT DOCUMENTARY OR FILM
  • ACTING AND PERFORMANCE FOR FILM
  • SCRIPTWRITING
  • EDITING VIDEO
  • PHOTOGRAPHY

All of our mentorships can be tailored to YOUR interests and how YOU learn best. 

Our mentors, Rose Schramm and Lisa Gormley, are passionate about teaching and have decades of industry knowledge and experience between them.

Rose is a highly respected Tasmanian filmmaker, with years of experience both on set and as an editor, producer and writer. She is an accredited TAFE teacher and youth worker and has taught the art of filmmaking to students around Tasmania for over a decade. Rose has been involved in the production of many successful Tasmanian films, series and documentaries. Her work has been screened on ABC2, online and in festivals around the world.

Lisa Gormley studied at Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) providing her with the core skills and knowledge to work proficiently across theatre, film and television. Lisa is best known for her role as 'Bianca Scott' in the long running Australian serial drama, 'Home & Away'. Since here time with Channel Seven Lisa has continued to work on the stage and onscreen and 3 years ago became Casting Director at TAS CASTING. Lisa loves teaching and has taught acting for 15 years to those of all ages and levels of experience. 

If you would like more info, call us on 6223 8344. You can also apply for a 1 HOUR TASTING SESSION to see if this is right for you.

If you are ready to move forward, please download the EXPRESSION OF INTEREST and return it to us (by email info@wideangle.org.au).

Wide Angle is a non-registered NDIS provider - you can access the mentorship program if you are Plan Managed or Self Managed. Your Local Area Coordinator (LAC) or Plan Manager can help you check if you are eligible for the Mentorship program. Our Mentorships comply with the NDIS Price Guide 2020-2021 under Capacity Building supports. Wide Angle Tasmania complies with all the principles and responsibilities of the NDIS Code of Conduct. We have an easy and accessible Complaints Management process through our NDIS Officer, Rose Schramm. Participants can also make a complaint through the NDIS HERE


You can access lots of our other programs too, even without NDIS funding.  Check out our website for all the current opportunities.

We highly recommend: becoming a WAT member and become part of our film community! You will receive a 1 hour consultation with one of our staff to show you around our centre, and talk you through how our programs will benefit you.






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