Interested in a career in film? Come along to the SA Screen Industry Careers Day!

Jul 04, 2023

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If you’re a TAFE SA student studying in a relevant field, a career in screen production could be in your future! 

Come along to the SA Screen Industry Careers Day to learn about the different pathways available in SA's screen sector.

Find out how your skills and experience could translate to a new role in the film industry. 

Hear from top SA screen industry experts and learn about:
  • job opportunities
  • career pathways
  • the skills you need to succeed in the industry. 

Event Details

When: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday 15 July 2023. 
Where: Adelaide Studios, 1 Mulberry Road, Glenside, SA, 5065
Cost: Free. Registrations essential. 

Register here

Who should attend? 

You might have transferable skills that are needed for a job in the film industry if you're studying:
  • Accountancy and administration
  • Office and project management
  • Theatre and performing arts
  • Events and festivals
  • Visual arts and design
  • Fashion design and dressmaking
  • Computer programming
  • Photography and video production
  • TV and broadcasting

Head to the Careers Day to learn more about a career in film and how you could get involved! 

Career Information Sessions

All sessions are free to attend, but places are limited. Registration for each session is essential.

The following sessions are still available, but get in quick: 

  • Accounts and Bookkeeping (2 sessions)Those with accountancy skills can learn more about the specialised role of Production Accountant, the person who manages the budget on a production and works with the Producers and Production Manager to manage cost reports and ensure everything stays on budget.
  • Animation (1 session only): People with an interest in creating 2D and 3D animated digital content for screen will gain an overview of the typical roles in a traditional animation production pipeline and insight into how these roles are evolving with the emergence of new screen technologies such as XR and the growth in the local game development sector.
  • Costume Design (2 sessions): People with design, fashion and dressmaking skills can learn about the many roles available in the Costume Department on a screen production, including Costume Designer, Costume Standby, Buyer, Assistants and Costume Makers.
  • Factual Content (1 session only): Anyone keen to explore a career in factual and documentary filmmaking will get valuable insights into developing and producing ideas in this session, while also learning about the range of skills needed to be successful in a variety of departments including producing, directing, shooting, editing and the sale of intellectual property.
  • Games industry (1 session only):Get a high-level overview of different roles and pathways into the games industry, and how it overlaps with film, VFX and emerging technologies.
  • Unit Department (1 session only): Unit Department looks after “base camp” on a production, managing trucks, power and water, catering and support services. It’s a physical job that required fit workers that can lug gear and drive trucks - think rock-n-roll roadies but without the music.

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