AFTRS' new five-year strategy was shaped by what the school calls the most comprehensive and up-to-date national industry skills survey ever undertaken. The report was supplied by Screen Audience Research Australia (SARA) who undertook nationwide research
Queensland Originals: First Concepts with AFTRS will see talented local writers, directors and producers receive select briefings with a high profile line-up of industry leaders and trailblazers.
Their first joint initiative was a four day workshop at AFTRS last week for Year 9 and Year 10 students from Granville Boys High School.
Black Talk will focus on "inspiring indigenous storytellers and filmmakers, and drawing them into the school", Sherriff tells IF.
For first-time writer-director James Raue, regular trips to therapy growing up constituted a form of torture.