Summer School: The Three Week Film School

Australian Film Television and Radio School

Program Description

Summer School: The Three Week Film School

Australian Film Television and Radio School

Are you looking to fast track your filmmaking skills and get an opportunity to use professional equipment and studios?

Are you looking to collaborate with other emerging filmmakers and add to your portfolio? AFTRS Open’s all new, Three Week Film School is your chance to immerse yourself in all areas of film studies and filmmaking.

Led by award winning producer/writer/director Martha Goddard, The Three Week Film School will feature classroom study along with practical exercises and screenings, culminating in completing a short film - with professional actors - in the AFTRS studios, all for you to take home. Featuring award winning, industry professional tutors and tips from the Three Week Film School Executive Producer (to be announced), you’ll have plenty of guidance along the way.

Over fifteen intense days, you will learn:

  • Film history and theory plus the craft areas in film production and how they work together
  • Producing & screenwriting - where ideas come from and storytelling essentials
  • Directing - including working with actors and communicating a vision with your team
  • Cinematography - including more film aesthetics - plus the lighting and production design teams
  • Pre-production, shoot and post-production

Your friends and family are welcome to the AFTRS main theatre for the last day's screening of selected assignments and the final class film.

This course has been designed for new & emerging filmmakers who are looking to take the next step. Places are limited!

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Fifteen weekdays, Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm (some earlier or later hours may occur)

Cost & Fees

Special 20% Extra Early Bird Discount - all Summer School courses are eligible for this discount if booked before 1 October 2015. The prices on the screen above are the full price followed by this Extra Early Bird price which expires on 1 October.

Regular 10% Early Bird 10% Discount - this discount applies to all Summer School courses after 1 October 2015 and is valid up to 28 days from start of the course.

Additional 5% Multi Course Discount - this discount is available if you book two or more courses at the same time before 1 November 2015 - so if you book into two or more courses prior to October 1 you could get a 25% discount! To receive this discount call 1300 065 281.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Nov. 2017
3 weeks
Full time
3,750 AUD
Start date Nov. 2017
Australia Sydney, New South Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 weeks
Price 3,750 AUD