Australian Film Television and Radio School OPEN DAY

Find out how to ignite your career in the screen and broadcast industries at the Australian Film Television and Radio School’s (AFTRS) Open Day at 10am–4.30pm, Saturday 10 September.

Experience real film, TV and radio studios in action, learn about the range of courses on offer for 2017, meet some of the School’s recent successful alumni and see for yourself why AFTRS is the number one film, TV and radio school in Australia!AFTRS Open Day is open to everyone and is a great opportunity for Year 10–12 students interested in studying for a career in the screen and radio industries. AFTRS will be launching its new line-up of undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses for 2017, and there’ll be lots to see and do throughout the day.

  • Find out about AFTRS’ Courses: the BA Screen-Production, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Graduate Certificate and Masters Programs, plus Short Courses and School Holiday courses
  • Experience AFTRS state-of-the-art film, TV and radio studios in action and have a go at being a TV presenter yourself!
  • Hear from AFTRS Alumni, including Triple J’s Hack show producer Karla Arnall and writer/directors Malina Mackiewicz and Warwick Young, whose student films have collected prizes at major film festivals around the world
  • Speak to the industry experts who are AFTRS tutors
  • Get tips on preparing your application and on AFTRS merit selection process (no ATAR required)
  • Take part in a live broadcast from the AFTRS Radio Tent outside the School
  • Experience Virtual Reality first-hand with AFTRS’ VR narrative VR Noir: A Day Before the Night, developed with Start VR
  • Ride in a crane and operate a remote-control camera used by cinematographers
  • Find out about FEE-HELP and other support for students

AFTRS graduates are highly sought-after for their dynamism, broad base of skills and ability to add value to a company from day one. The School has an impressive list of alumni, including Jane Campion (The Piano, Top of the Lake), Ivan Sen (Goldstone) and Margaret Sixel, winner of the 2016 Academy Award for film editing for Mad Max: Fury Road.

DATE: Saturday 10 September
TIME: 10am–4.30pm
LOCATION: AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW 2021

Can’t make it to Sydney on the day? No problem, AFTRS will be live-streaming on the website and Facebook throughout the day.

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