Top Tips: Have your film sounding pitch perfect

One Month Countdown + How to sound it out Hey Filmmakers, The clock is officially ticking! We’ve started receiving some early entries, and with just over a month until your films are due in before the September 23rd deadline, it’s certainly time to get stuck into editing and preparing first drafts for…

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Top Tips: Vital Lessons To Learn From The Judging Panel

Top Tips: Vital Lessons To Learn From The Judging Panel Hey Filmmakers, Curious to know a little more about those judges we announced a few newsletters back? Well, here’s the low-down, from film recommendations, how they got started in the filmmaking biz, to what lessons you can take away and…

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Top Tips: Pro tips for editing your film

Cut it up! Hey Filmmakers, It’s time to cut loose! Editing your film is one of the really exciting parts, it’s the first time you get to sit down and actually SEE what you’ve been working on. They say a film is remade three times, when you write, when you film and…

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Top Tips: Making the most of your filming days

Lights, Camera, Action! Hey Filmmakers, Ready to hit record?  Once you’ve got a team, a story, an idea of the camera angles you want to use and the locations and props you’ll be using, you’re ready to head to set and start calling the shots. Here’s a few tips to…

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First Prizes and Judges Announcement!

Ready to win big? Here’s the 2019 prizes! Hey Filmmakers, We hope the school holidays gave you some time to work on your film! Whether that was looking for inspiration on an adventure, knuckling down and crafting your story, or seizing the days off and heading out there to film. …

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Top Tips: Finding your filmmaking team

Picking the right roles for your crew Hey Filmmakers, By now you should have a pretty solid idea of what your film will be about, which in turn means you should be able to figure out how many helping hands you’ll need on set.  You’ve probably already been working with…

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Top Tips: Want to make a documentary?

Tips to keep in mind if you’re making a documentary Hey Filmmakers, Don’t want to make up a story, but still want to try making a short film? Try drawing from real life! A documentary is a non-fiction film or video, aiming to inform the viewer. It can be a…

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Top Tips: Building a great story

Word up, it’s time to write the script! Hey Filmmakers, So you’ve got an idea, and you’ve started thinking about how to make it a reality. It can be a lot of fun to dive in and start improvising dialogue, but having a story or script to work from can…

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Top Tips: Brainstorming an amazing film idea

Struggling to find your story? Hey Filmmakers, So you’ve decided to make a film and you’re excited to get straight out there with your camera and start shooting. Not sure what the story is? Well, that’s one way to do it, and you might stumble across gold, but we recommend…

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2019 Workshop tour kicks off!

2019 Workshop Tour Begins! We’re off to the races, bringing our 2019 workshop tour to schools all around Regional NSW. This year we’ll be reaching more schools than ever, because we’ve opened up the competition! For our 5th year, we’ve decided to up the ante, and are now taking submissions from anyone…

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