LINKS

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Useful Filmmaking Links

Screen Agencies (sign up for eNews)

Screen Australia (Federal)

VicScreen (State, Screen) - formerly Film Victoria

Creative Victoria (State, Creative Industries)

Trade Press

Inside Film Magazine

TV Tonight

Mumbrella
Screenhub

Script Development

Scriptworks

The Plot Twist

Stephen Cleary Workshops

Draft Zero podcast

Octane Seating's The Guide to Screenwriting Contests

Funding/networking

Community Broadcasting Foundation - Content Grants

Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF)

Good Pitch Australia

Pozible 

The Australian International Documentary Conference 

Screen Forever​

see also The Funding Centre, Bulletpoint, GrantFinder, Screen Australia, Film Victoria

Rentals (cameras)

Video Australasia

Lemac Film & Digital

Cameraquip

Videocraft

Michaels

Pink Noise Audio

Offshoot Hire

Film Star Lighting

Purchasing consumer/prosumer equipment we can suggest DigiDirect in Elizabeth Street (our main supplier)

Others we have purchased from:

Gorilla Film Gear

Borges Imaging

factorysound.com

Dragonimage

Cast & Creatives

Starnow

AT2

Showcast

Contemporary Asian Australian Performance

16th Street Actors Studio


Facebook Groups
Australian Film Industry

The Creative Collective

Creatives Arise Melbourne

VCA Actors and Filmmakers
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Just Castings

Melbourne Women Filmmakers

Melbourne Actors

Actors Meet Future Filmmakers

Melbourne Screenwriters Workshop

Australian Screen Industry Network

Diversity Casting Australia

Melbourne Actors and Directors Network

Melbourne Independent Filmmakers and Actors

Crew

Industry Guilds & Associations - see Film Victoria directory

The Production Book

Showreelfinder

Mandy.com

The Loop

Film Victoria directory

Freelancers Promotions

Doco 3000 

Don’t You Have Docs 

Melbourne Documentary Filmmaking Lab

Melbourne Animators Society    

Film and TV Network

Australian TV Jobs

Want experience? VCA also holds an annual crewing night

Facebook Groups

TV Broadcasting Freelancers

OC Crew groups: Producing | DirectingScreenwriting | CameraDesignSoundEditingTransmediaTV 

Indie Crew
Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Unite

Australia, I Need Crew (Shootang Professionals)

Australia, I Need Crew (Shootang Entry Level)

Melbourne West Filmmakers Guild

Australian Filmmakers Society

Melbourne Film Community

Melbourne Film Crewing

C31 Production Noticeboard

Melbourne Creative Network

Melbourne Filmmaking Collaborative

Melbourne Animators Society
(for VFX see also DLF and Melbourne Motion)
Film and TV Networking (Australia)

Film Industry Network
(global)
(FGN INC.) FilmMakers Generation Next Inc.

Cinespace also has an unmoderated group for posting casting/crewing calls to our community, linked off our page. Please read description and guidelines before posting or responding.

Creative Cultural Organisations

Multicultural Arts Victoria

ACMI
Diversity Arts Australia

Arts Access

Information and Cultural Exchange (NSW)

Curiousworks / Co-Curious (NSW)

AFTRS Talent Camp

Oz African TV

Footscray Community Arts Centre

Arts West

SBS Commissioned Content

Western Edge Youth Arts

L2R Dance

100 Story Building

CoHealth Arts Gen

Creatives of Colour

 

Rehearsal Spaces & Studios

Docklands studios

Filmworx Maribyrnong

Creative Spaces

Kindred Studios rehearsal

Samurai AV studio

Festivals and Screenings

St Kilda Film Festival

Sunshine Short Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival

West Side Shorts

Transitions Film Festival

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Melbourne International Film Festival

SF3 Smartphone Flick Fest

Unknown Pleasures

Artist film workshop

Cinema Nova

Thornbury Picture House

Loop Bar screening space

Longplay screening space

Backlot Studios screening space

Horse Bazaar screening space

Essential Independents (Palace)

Ethnic, cultural and faith film festivals in Victoria

Black Screen at FCAC

Africa on Screen

Euraw Stories
Turkish Film Festival Australia
Australian Malaysian Film Festival
Mini British Film Festival

Cine Latino Film Festival

Taiwan Film Festival
Irish Film Festival Australia

German Film Festival
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

African Film Festival Australia
AICE Israeli Film Festival
Arab Film Festival Australia
Argentine Film Festival
Golden Koala Chinese Film Festival
Windows On Europe Film Festival
Iranian Film Festival Australia
Indonesian Film Festival
Italian Film Festival

Jewish International Film Festival
Korean Film Festival in Australia

Melbourne Kurdish Short Film Festival

Muslim Film Festival
Palestinian Film Festival

Pasifika Film Fest

Persian International Film Festival

Ukranian Film Festival

Polish Film Festival

Possible Worlds: Festival Of American And Canadian Cinema

Russian Resurrection Film Festival

Serbian Film Festival

Sikh International Short Film Festival Australia
Baltic Film Festival

Japanese Film Festival

Greek Film Festival

Czech & Slovak Film Festival

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival

Spanish Film Festival

Singapore Film Festival Sydney

Further education

VCA, Swinburne, RMIT, AFTRS, Deakin, AIE, CGSpectrum, SAE-Qantm, JMC Academy, Footscray City Films, Holmesglen Institute, La Trobe University, Melbourne Polytechnic, Monash University, Victoria University, Compton School  

A link with some editing tips (shared by Noah, thank you!)

Screening Spaces (rental)

Backlot Studios, Thornbury Picture House, Loop Bar, Horse Bazaar, Bowery Theatre, Sun Theatre, Cinema Nova

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