AFTT - Screen & Media: Cinematography Courses in Sydney

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Student testimonials

  • “Music theatre is the pinnacle of self expression. There's something really compelling about watching somebody on stage just pouring their heart out”
    Daniel D'Amico | AFTT Alumni
  • “It's one big creative house where everybody's interested in the same thing – if you're looking for actors or stage managers you just walk into the hallway and find people.”
    Sarah Prentice | AFTT Alumni
  • "AFTT helped me with confidence in my performance abilities, I have learned great techniques for script analysis and memorizing, and skills in character exploration and refinement".
    Nat Barry Backhouse | AFTT Alumni
  • “What drew me to AFTT is that students get budgets for their films that are funded by the school. That enables you to push yourself without limitations and take our films to the next level”
    Sarah Prentice | AFTT Alumni
  • “What I love about this school is it's very practical: you learn a bit of knowledge and then you practice it immediately. I can't imagine studying filmmaking in any other way.”
    - Courtney Brown | AFTT Alumni
  • “You learn lots of different techniques – the Morris technique helps you become emotionally available and accessible, but you also get to study movement and voice...”
    Alana Birtles | AFTT Alumni
  • You learn lots of different techniques – the Morris technique helps you become emotionally available and accessible, but you also get to study movement and voice...
    Alana Birtles | AFTT Alumni
  • It's one big creative house where everybody's interested in the same thing – if you're looking for actors or stage managers you just walk into the hallway and find people.
    Sarah Prentice | AFTT Alumni
  • You owe it to yourself and to the art that's inside you – you have to honour that will and that drive. Attending AFTT has allowed me to honour that, and that's really rewarding.
    Campbell Briggs | AFTT Alumni
  • My favourite thing about AFTT was its teachers, students and culture. Filmmaking is all about putting forward a strong voice and the school helped me develop that voice.
    Jose Sebastian | AFTT Film Alumni
  • The tutors are film industry professionals giving us feedback on our own projects... it's one of the best things about the course.
    Courtney Brown | AFTT Alumni
  • “You owe it to yourself and to the art that's inside you – you have to honour that will and that drive. Attending AFTT has allowed me to honour that, and that's really rewarding.”
    Campbell Briggs | AFTT Alumni
  • “The course is about you as a creator, not just your education…”
    Courtney Brown | AFTT Alumni
  • "My favourite thing about AFTT was its teachers, students and culture. Filmmaking is all about putting forward a strong voice and the school helped me develop that voice."
    Jose Sebastian | AFTT Alumni
  • “There's so much potential at AFTT. It's given me the confidence to know that I've been trained well and can go out and fight for what I want”
    Alison Benstead | AFTT Alumni
  • “You need to be fearless to succeed, and the Academy wants to see that happen. They want to see what you can bring, so they treat you like you are an industry professional already.”
    Laura Morris | AFTT Alumni
  • “The tutors are film industry professionals giving us feedback on our own projects... it's one of the best things about the course.”
    Courtney Brown | AFTT Alumni
  • “AFTT gives you the freedom to aim as high as you want, with great equipment, a big budget, and with great professionals helping. Which means you can really take as many risks as you want.”
    Quentin Curzon | AFTT Alumni
  • “AFTT is very proactive in inviting agents, casting agents, industry professionals to our events, which has been fantastic. It feels like a family”
    Gav Fenwick | AFTT Alumni
  • “One of the best things is it's a two-year degree. With the amount of knowledge that you get, you can confidently walk into an audition knowing that you've got the skills to give it your best shot.”
    Campbell Briggs | AFTT Alumni
  • “One of my favourite things about the course is how hands-on it is. From day one, we've had our hands on the cameras, not just the standard HD cameras that you can get at other schools.”
    Sarah Prentice | AFTT Alumni
  • AFTT is very proactive in inviting agents, casting agents, industry professionals to our events, which has been fantastic. It feels like a family
    Gav Fenwick | AFTT Alumni
  • AFTT gives you the freedom to aim as high as you want, with great equipment, a big budget, and with great professionals helping. Which means you can really take as many risks as you want.
    Quentin Curzon | AFTT Alumni
  • The main thing was making links with my tutors. I was already working as an assistant stage manager prior to AFTT, so the course also solidified and developed my skills.
    Lauren Holmes | AFTT Alumni
  • AFTT has changed who I am and how I think – I've evolved into a director. I didn't think I would.
    Quentin Curzon | AFTT Alumni
  • "The main thing was making links with my tutors. I was already working as an assistant stage manager prior to AFTT, so the course also solidified and developed my skills".
    Lauren Holmes | AFTT Alumni
  • “AFTT has changed who I am and how I think – I've evolved into a director. I didn't think I would.”
    Quentin Curzon | AFTT Alumni
  • The Consult system is what takes AFTT beyond merely being a school. One-on-one sessions with industry professionals and personally benefiting from their insight when developing a project is invaluable
    Sean Roberts | AFTT Film Alumni
  • You can’t get more “industry ready” training than working with tutors who make every day feel like you’re already working in the industry.
    Sean Roberts | AFTT Alumni

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