Film Grad, Simone McGennisken wanted to try something new. So, she decided to re-write her tier 4 major project in to a stage musical for the recent 'Short and Sweet Festival'.
At AFTT, we pride ourselves on being one of the most hands-on and creatively free courses in Australia. Just ask recent film grad, Riley Maguire. We tracked him down to have a chat about what exactly he has been up to and how AFTT helped him become the filmmaker he is today.
Here at AFTT, with our different creative courses, we see this on a daily basis. However, there are some qualities that you should be employing throughout your course to help you perform better during your studies, and on into post-graduation life.
People suffer different levels of mental illness, often for many different reasons, but one thing is always the same; talking to someone about it is the first step towards getting better. Here are 5 key things to remember when you're struggling with your mental health.
Immersive theatre is building momentum in the live performance industry. It is breaking down the norms of traditional theatre and creating a new atmosphere for the audience to get involved in and follow. After blowing up in major markets accross the UK and US, it is starting to find its way all the way to our shores here in Australia and naturally, some of our grads couldn't WAIT to sink their teeth into producing one.
Our Tier 1 students could not wait to use all their brand new skills by getting straight into the compelling and though provoking production of 'Vinegar Tom'.
He is the most influential writer in English literature history: Shakespeare. And now our Tier 3 acting students have decided to take on one of his most famous works, King Lear.
After two long years of learning and developing his craft, film student, Austin Witherspoon is finally on the home stretch, currently producing his final major AFTT work
Getting closer to the finish line and bursting her way into the industry, Tier 3 acting student, Luisa Galloway, tells us about lessons learnt so far and gives us some advice for future students.