AFTRS-Australian Film Television and Radio School (AH Account)
About the Course
If you’re an early career screen practitioner based in Victoria, you can’t miss Make It!
Make It! is presented by AFTRS with Principal Partner Film Victoria, and is designed for those who want to make it in the exciting, flourishing local industry.
The two-day event at the State Library of Victoria is jam-packed with industry professionals ready to give you specialist career advice and inspire you to survive and thrive professionally.
At Make It! you can win an internship with Vice or an upcoming AFTRS short course in Melbourne! Book now to secure your spot.
We’ve gathered some of the best creatives in television, online, film, gaming and VR to share their secrets for success - and their mistakes - to help you avoid your own stumbling blocks:
Marion Farrelly - Executive Producer
Alison Black, Pam Barnes - Fremantle Media
Debbie Byrne - Seven Network
Maria Markou – AFL
Tarni James - ABC TV
Tom Whitty - Managing Editor The Project
Monica Davidson - Creative Business expert
Nick Batzias - Head of Production Madman
Sancia Robertson, Esther Hawkins, Amanda Higgs Liam Esler - Producers
Jo Bell - Game Developer
Nerida Moore - Development Executive ABC TV
David Hannam - Senior Development Executive Screen Australia, Writer and Script Editor
Sam Clark - Senior Producer ABC News
Michael Shanks, Chris Hocking - YouTube creators
Sessions will cover:
- How to pitch yourself to employers
- Where to find vital industry information and the best networking opportunities
- The do’s and don’ts of CV writing and hustling for work
- How to work out what path in the screen and media industries is the right one 0for you
- How to operate as a freelancer and understand all the exciting stuff like insurance, setting up a company and tax.
Spaces are limited. Don’t miss out!
Course fee includes morning and afternoon tea and drinks at the end of Day 1. Please note there are no discounts available for this event and it is only open to residents of Victoria.
Have any questions? Please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 065 281