Resources

 

Podcasts

Open Channel podcasts are free and a great way to hear industry professionals discussing all aspects of film, television and multi-media production.

Head to our podcasts page to find out more. More recordings of our events are available to members (requires log-in.)

“Open Channel’s Framed and Generation Next live events offer unique access to people working at the highest levels of the Australian Film and Television industry, so it’s great that we’re able to make recordings of these events available to a wider listenership. It’s essential listening for anyone interested in an insider’s perspective of the screen industry.” David Ashton (Open Channel Podcast Producer)

Crew

Need a Producer, Unit Manager, Production Manager, Production Co-Ordinator, First or Second Assistant Director, Script Supervisor, Wardrobe Assistant or other crew?

Head to our Crew page  for information on how to find the right crew for your project.

Cast

16TH STREET ACTORS STUDIO
16th Street Actors Studio is passionate about the craft of acting and is committed to further developing the unique potential of every actor who comes to the studio by encouraging them to be fearless in a pursuit of excellence. http://www.16thstreet.com.au/

Rehearsal Venues

Know of affordable rehearsal venues? Let us know and we can post here.

Studio Space

SAMURAI AV
Samurai’s Dojo offers an affordable multi use studio. 14x6m with a 5m ceiling. Surrounded by black drapes and blacked out from sunlight.
Bathroom, shower and full kitchen. Ground level double door access. Discount hire of film equipment from Samurai AV including lights, cameras, camera and sound equipment. Vocal recording booth and green room/makeup area available as well. 4 car spaces available during office hours and plenty of car parking after hours. Truck accessible- SamuraiAV.com.au

KINDRED STUDIOS
Kindred Studios is a buzzing arts and media production facility in Melbourne’s inner west suburb of Yarraville boasting a large floor/ceiling cyc photographic and video studio and TV production / Film Studios, yoga & dance studio, rehearsal studiosa hot desk hub and cafe. 

BACKLOT STUDIOS – ALSO A SCREENING VENUE
Backlot Studios is Australia’s first purpose-built private cinema & events space suitable for corporate and private events.  The auditorium, complete with the latest in digital technology,  is set inside a converted warehouse complete with cafe/ bar and function area.

THE GREEN SCREEN CYCLORAMA
The Parlour Studios, 340 Plenty Road Preston ph 9013 6060 email wasup@umbershoot.com

Know of affordable studio space? Let us know and we can post here.

Theatrette/Screening Venues

SAMURAI AV
The Coburg cinema features a 180” HD 16:9 Screen with a powerful 4200 Ansi Lumens HD Projector; plus holds bar and kitchen facilities.
Samurai’s Dojo’s cinema is available to hire and is perfect for preview screenings, film nights and fundraisers.

HORSE BAZAAR
The Horse Bazaar is a Little Lonsdale Street venue including a bar / restaurant and calendar of events.

LOOP BAR
Loop’s program supports emerging and independent artists, film makers and live audiovisual performers – people working in a wide range of digital media- in addition to the presentation of creative forums and fundraising events.

Young Filmmakers

ACMI runs a “Make a Movie” workshop for young filmmakers aged 9-12.

FURTHER STUDY

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY – BACHELOR OF SCREEN & MEDIA
https://www.vu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-screen-media-absn
Follow your interests in industries that include film, television, radio, screen culture, online and mobile media production with this Bachelor of Screen Media.

DOCUMENTARY

Click here for a list of documentary resources you should know about!