Providing Pathways to Industry

Open Channel’s Professional development events and initiatives provide the space to bring the emerging sector together with the professional industry, and to develop new talent and projects.

Framed Networking Sessions

Supported by Film Victoria, Framed is an opportunity to hear practical advice and knowledge from guest speakers, and to meet with other emerging and independent screen practitioners within a setting that enables an open discussion of aspects of the screen industry including new media, career pathways and professional development, crew roles and creating screen‐based content. Attendance is free for Open Channel members.

Generation Next Conferences

Now in its sixth year and supported by Film Victoria, the Open Channel Generation Next conference series supports Victoria’s emerging and established screen industry practitioners with an accessible environment for networking and discussion.

Online Video Awards

The national awards, presented by Open Channel and, aim to recognise the work of online video content makers in Australia. Supported by Film Victoria, the OVAs showcase leading talent in the online space.