Farewell Abi!

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Board of Directors announces Abi Binning’s departure as Executive Director, effective December 31, 2021.  Since 2010, Abi has played a critical role in the development and success of the organisation, and while we will miss her and her inspiring leadership, we wish her the best of luck in her future endeavours.

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Now recruiting for Wide Angle's next Executive Director | Applications close Nov 1

Are you a leader who wants to make a difference at a crucial time in the screen industry?

Wide Angle Tasmania is looking for an experienced, energetic and entrepreneurial Executive Director to drive the organisation’s strategic direction and guide it towards sustainable long-term success.

It’s an incredible opportunity to advocate for the screen sector and support the growth, creativity, ambition and imagination of Tasmanian storytellers and screen professionals.

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EOI for U25 positions for 48 Hours Film Challenge

Work with us - EOIs for under 25s 

Are you under 25 & interested in working with Wide Angle on the WAT 48 Hours Challenge?  We are seeking EOIs from those aged 25 and under for the following paid roles:

Content Creators
To help us spread the word and get people involved in the WAT 48 Hours Challenge, Wide Angle is commissioning young content creators to create graphics and video content for  our social media channels.  If you're creating work for TikTok, instagram or facebook and aged 25 years or under we'd love to see your work and discuss this opportunity further.  We are looking for Tasmanian residents aged 25 or under who are available to to create and deliver work between Aug 16 and Aug 27.  Please complete this quick expression of interest - before 5pm Monday August 9

Tech Support & projection
We are also seeking interest from people aged 25 & under who would like to work alongside an experienced technician  to help the 48 Hours participants with any technical issues they experience filming, recording, editing & uploading their entries during the 48 Hours challenge weekend (24–26 SEPT). The role will also involve working on the playlist and projection for the awards events on October 1, 2021 in Hobart.  Please complete the expression of interest before 5pm August 9

Front of House/Bar staff
To help run the gala awards event/s on October 1 we're looking to employ front of house and bar staff - this is an opportunity for people aged 25 and under.  Bar staff will need to hold their RSA.  Please complete the expression of interest before 5pm August 9

For more info call us on 6223 8344 mob. 0478 150 206.

Wide Angle Tas response to Media Reform Green Paper

On May 14, Wide Angle Tasmania submitted the following paper to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications in response to the Media Reform Green Paper – Modernising television regulation in Australia, November 2020 

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Wide Angle is Hiring

Wide Angle is currently recruiting for two new positions to support Wide Angle's slate of programmes;

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Industry responds to the review of Screen Tasmania and Arts Tasmania assessment process

Media release issued Sept 22

The Arts Minister Elise Archer announced on Sept 18 that “The Cultural and Creative Industries Act 2017 includes an independent system of peer assessment and expert advice in all funding decisions under Screen Tasmania and Arts Tasmania. However, all grant recipients have a responsibility to ensure they use funding appropriately and within the guidelines of the law. Accordingly, to maintain the integrity of this independent process, I have asked for the assessment process to be reviewed to ensure that illegal activities are not promoted or endorsed.

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Wide Angle Tas response to Options Paper

Dear Minister,

I am writing to you as the Executive Director of Wide Angle Tasmania, an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has delivered grassroots opportunities and resources to the Tasmanian screen sector for the past 16 years. Wide Angle has a vested interest in the outcome from the discussion about the Options Paper because we are committed to; 

  • a strong screen culture – where audiences can watch screen stories that reflect our diverse Australian society – and engage with screen stories that shape our culture
  • policy that supports career pathways and employment for regional filmmakers, cast and crew.  Regional production provides career pathways, employment and significantly contributes to the Tasmanian economy
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Join the Board of Wide Angle Tasmania

Are you interested in encouraging, developing and supporting Tasmanian screen practitioners?

Wide Angle Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest to join our volunteer Board of Directors. Responsible for the strategic guidance and governance of our organisation, Wide Angle Tasmania would like to hear from energetic, enthusiastic and committed applicants with the following experience:

  • Legal
  • Financial
  • Arts strategy and policy
  • Philanthropy and partnerships
  • Governance
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We're Hiring!

We're looking for someone who is a team player and will keep our office ticking over - everything from checking out gear to raising an invoice. You will have excellent people and organisational skills for dealing with our members and the broader screen sector. Your responsibilities will include answering the phone and emails, scheduling equipment and facility hires and events, updating our website, databases and preparing newsletters. You'll need to be methodical, have a strong eye for detail and take pride in your work.

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Media Release from Arts Minister

17 November 2019

Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts

Investing in our screen industry’s next generation


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