There are some great organisations in Tasmania that provide education, support and advice in all aspects of filmmaking, as well as equipment hire and filmmaking workshops.

Wide Angle Tasmania

Wide Angle Tasmania is a screen training and development organisation that provides skills training, production opportunities and advice to filmmakers. As a state-wide supporter of screen culture, Wide Angle Tasmania nurtures local talent and provides schools and students with filmmaking equipment—including cameras, sound equipment, lighting and editing gear.

Wide Angle also has an excellent library of filmmaking books and resources on topics including screenwriting, directing, film production and management, and runs regular filmmaking workshops. Check their website to find out more.

Cooper Screen Academy

Cooper Screen Academy is a Hobart-based business that provides acting training and workshops for students and adults. Classes and workshops provide an introduction to acting for the screen and has strong links to the local and interstate acting industry. Find out more about the services provided by the Academy here.