MyState might put on the film festival every year, but we don’t do it alone. Here are some of the organisations that help us out. Without them we wouldn’t be able to bring you such a great festival!
The Australian Film Television and Radio School is the nation’s premier screen and broadcast school, delivering industry-relevant and future-focused education, research and training. Established in 1973, AFTRS’ purpose is to find and empower Australian talent to shape and share their stories with the world. AFTRS offers postgraduate, undergraduate and short courses, all of which are informed and taught by top industry practitioners and combine theory and practice to develop industry ready graduates, many of whom have go on to become industry leaders.
In 2018 AFTRS developed a comprehensive media arts resource for Australian primary and secondary teachers and students to help build core creativity and storytelling. The AFTRS Media Lab resources are practical, creative and tangible education experiences that can be used across the school curriculum, and from kindergarten through to year 10.
AFTRS supports our Festival through sponsorship of the Most Promising Filmmaker Award.
For more information about AFTRS, visit: www.aftrs.edu.au
Screen Tasmania is a business unit of the Department of State Growth and is the State Government agency responsible for supporting and developing Tasmania’s film, television and multimedia industries by increasing the amount of independent screen production occurring in Tasmania.
For more information about Screen Tasmania, visit: www.screen.tas.gov.au
Wide Angle Tasmania
Wide Angle Tasmania supports screen culture state-wide. Wide Angle Tasmania are a not for profit organisation that nurtures local talent by providing advice, training, access to film production equipment and production initiatives. Wide Angle Tasmania can provide schools and students with equipment to help make your films – including cameras, sound, lighting and editing gear, and can courier the gear to your front door and provide assistance on the phone, by email or in person at their office in Salamanca.
You can find out more about Wide Angle Tasmania on their website: www.wideangle.org.au
Cooper Screen Academy
COOPER SCREEN ACADEMY is committed to helping Tasmanian actors learn the skills and knowledge needed to forge successful careers in the entertainment industry, both locally and further afield.
With the support of Screen Tasmania, Cooper Screen Academy provides professional acting training for Tasmanian performers aged 10 years and up in Goodwood Film Studios in Tasmania including exciting school holiday programs to all corners of the state.
Weekly classes develop students' individual acting skills, focussing on creating effective on screen performances and teaching the technical aspects of screen performance. Students work with film, television and TV commercial scripts and their class footage is made available to them at home each week via an online web program.
For more information about Cooper Screen Academy, check out their website: www.cooperscreenacademy.com
Southern Cross Television
Southern Cross Television is the market leader in Tasmania with a strong and diverse programming schedule that is the envy of the advertising industry. The combination of Southern Cross Television, 7Two and 7Mate delivers our client’s messages across the entire State 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is not possible to dominate the television landscape without premium content and there is no shortage of must watch television for you to choose from.
Southern Cross News is Tasmania’s favourite news program. Hosted by Jo Palmer and Rachel Williams, it is broadcast across the state every night at six, bringing you the best mix of local, national and international news. For sport there is no duo better than Chris Mitchell and Chris Rowbottom to keep you up to date and of course when it comes to the all-important forecast information we have the charismatic Peter ‘Murph’ Murphy with 30 years of ‘stirring’ the weather.
Hobart’s Hit 100.9 is all about the hottest hit music, celebrity gossip and original content that makes our audience feel happy , sad and ultimately engaged. Hobart’s hottest Breakfast duo Paul & Woody start your weekday with hot goss, hit music and guaranteed laughs. There is never a dull moment on air with these guys, giving a brekkie sized serve of Scoopla, the hottest prize giveaways and a morning full of laughs.
Get down with our RnB Fridays as well as Old School and we promise to get you through your workday, or check in with Hit Squad as they are out and about in the Hit Hobart Jeep packed with Giveaways.
For all the latest, visit: www.hit1009.com.au
Blue Rocket Productions
Blue Rocket Productions is an award winning digital media studio producing entertainment for a global audience. Working across multiple platforms - television, online and mobile - the studio creates innovative animated and interactive entertainment for children.
The studio has worked with co-production partners worldwide, has programming broadcast in over 120 countries and mobile content sold through over 40 carriers.
Blue Rocket produced Hoota & Snoz, Australia’s first CGI series, the first kids’ multiplatform project (The Dog & Cat News) and the online interactive experience for Matchbox Pictures’ Logie-winning series My Place.
Blue Rocket’s latest production, Fanshaw & Crudnut, is a 52 x 12 minute animated series and feature-length telemovie. It was commissioned by the Nine Network in Australia and is distributed worldwide by Beyond International.
You can find out more on Blue Rocket on their website: www.blue-rocket.com.au