Please note this information is part of the AFC News archive from 2003.
Supporting an innovative and diverse screen industryScreen Development Australia (SDA) is a national network of five screen resource organisations who develop, deliver and promote national initiatives that support an innovative and diverse screen industry.
SDA aims to:
The AFC is a proud supporter of the following organisations.
- develop a greater number of highly skilled film, video and interactive media makers
- actively engage with the production, economic and aesthetic issues facing the industry
- develop complementary and diverse pathways into the industry
- increase audiences for Australian films and new media works
- ensure equity in access and delivery of programs.
Metro Screen (NSW)Metro Screen is a dynamic video, television and multimedia resource centre offering production support amd training to emerging filmmakers, new media makers, community based screen practitioners and artists. Metro has extensive links within the film, television and multimedia industries. This unique combination of production support, training and networks gives Metro members and students access to a vibrant community that includes professional organisations, practising filmmakers and artists. These services provide different entry points and multiple pathways into the screen production industries.
OPENChannel (VIC)OPEN CHANNEL is Victoria's screen resource organisation providing Accredited Training, Customised Training & Short Courses, a Production Advisory Service, Equipment and Facilities Hires, SHED 4 Venue Space Hire, and Production Support for emerging and mid-career independent filmmakers. OPEN CHANNEL is the Victorian arm of Screen Development Australia (SDA) and is supported by Screen Australia.
Situated in Victoria Harbour, SHED 4, North Wharf Road, Docklands 3008 (Melbourne, Australia) OPEN CHANNEL is a cooperative with an active membership base. If you have an interest in film, television or other media production and are based in Victoria, OPEN CHANNEL is sure to have a program or service that will be useful to you!
tell your story. make your film.
SHED 4, North Wharf Road
Docklands VIC 3008
Phone: +61 3 8610 9320
Fax: +61 3 9614 1780
QPIX (QLD)QPIX is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to fostering screen culture and a vibrant screen industry in Queensland. QPIX provides services to enable the development, production and exhibition of Queensland film, television and multimedia.
Fax: 61-7-3392 2314
Phone: 61-7-3392 2633
Media Resource Centre (SA)The Media Resource Centre (MRC) has been supporting the film, video and new media industries for over 25 years.
The centre focuses on providing practical support to those in the early stages of their careers, as well as managing the Mercury Cinema, an independent venue for screen-based exhibition.
Phone: 61-08-8410 0979
Film & Television Institute (WA)The Film & Television Institute (WA) Inc exists to support a diverse and informed screen culture in Western Australia and promote production by independent screen artists for the benefit of the wider screen industry.
For over 30 years, FTI has been assisting in the development of WA's independent screen culture by providing production support, equipment and facilities hire, accredited training, short courses, seminars and screenings.
Fax: 61-8-9335 1283
Phone: 61-8-9431 6708