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Film Courses

Film Courses

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone.

Experience the magic of the movies with our ever-popular film courses. These exclusive film courses are designed for the general public and provide a fantastic insight into the history of world cinema and modern day movies. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney.

A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie... [More]
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This unique program on cinema history continues with a close look at the post-war period as reflected by cinema around the world. This class covers the period 1952-1953.
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Filmmaking Course: The Nuts and Bolts

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. It starts with an idea, and before too long, you’re standing at the back of a theatre watching an audience cry, laugh or hide their eyes at something you made. It’s magic. This filmmaking course will explain what’s ‘behind the curtain’, how movies are put together. You will learn about good movie ideas, development, hiring actors and crew, ... [More]
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Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Learning Aims This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 10th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private movie premieres’ prior to their commercial release with each featured movie specially selected by the presenter and popular film critic, Andrew L Urban. The featured movies and... [More]
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As part of our milestone 10th year, Movies Now invites you to an extra premiere screening of a new film staring one of the most loved and admired female stars in the world. This film will be released in Australian cinemas later this year.
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David Stratton Film Course: Venice the Movie

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie... [More]
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Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Before making a great documentary journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary producing and directing requires a nuanced sense of the rights and obligations of a filmmaker and how to get the most out of pre-production and shoot to maximise the creative outcomes for a film. Participants in this documentary course for pro... [More]
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Aristotelian-Inspired Screenwriting Course

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This course starts by taking students inside the head of the audience to understanding what people like about films. We use this knowledge as the basis for building characters and subsequently a story. We follow a step-by-step approach to learn an appreciation of the way screen characters and stories actually work to affect audiences, to mo... [More]
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David Stratton Film Course: All Aboard!

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie... [More]
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Australian Films Course with Andrew L Urban: True Aussie Grit

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This Australian Films course introduces participants to rarely seen but exceptional examples of gritty, award winning Australian cinema – films that examine powerful and dramatic interpersonal, social or political themes. In briefing notes and accompanying discussions, where possible with the filmmakers themselves, participants explore how ... [More]
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