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The Gold Coast Film Festival has been exciting and inspiring high school students for over 8 years with our YScreen schools program and Future Filmmakers day designed for high school students.

Future Filmmakers, the free career day for Year 11 and 12 students interested in film and screen, will return this year at Bond University. Registrations for the in-person event at Bond University are now booked out.

Future Filmmakers will be live-streamed so you can tune in from your couch or classroom. More details can be found below. 

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Future Filmmakers returns on Thursday 22 April 2021 at Bond University!

Future Filmmakers is a free seminar day designed specifically for Year 11 and 12 school students considering a career in film or screen and will take place on Thursday 22 April 2021 at Bond University.

Explore the many aspects of and jobs available in the film industry with speakers covering all aspects of the filmmaking business – from writing, directing and producing, all the way to costume design and animation. Meet the creative and technical crew behind the stories on screen in this exclusive one-day event.

Future Filmmakers program:

Meet the Filmmakers
Hear from directors, writers and producers about what they do, and how they do it.

Unsung Heroes – facilitated by Essential Screen Skills
Meet the hidden heroes from on- and off-set as we talk to some of Australia’s leading crew members about their non-traditional roles.

State of the Nation
Meet Queensland’s major film industry body, Screen Queensland, as we explore the future of film.

Opportunity Knocks
Learn more about the Bond University Film and Television Awards (BUFTA) – THE short film competition for Year 11 and 12 aspiring filmmakers and take a tour of Bond University’s film and TV facilities.

Gateways to the Industry workshop – facilitated by Essential Screen Skills
Unlock the myriad of pathways for study options, training, and employment opportunities to continue your journey within the film sector.

Future Filmmakers will run in-person at Bond University as a COVID-Safe event. We are currently booked out for the in-person event, however you can still register to watch the event live streamed online for free.

Unable to attend in person? Future Filmmakers will be available to watch live online so you can tune in direct from your classroom.

Register for the live stream or enquire about more information, please email isabella@gcfilmfestival.com.


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