3 MONTH FILMMAKING COURSE Starts Thursday 10th Ocobter 2019

Flinders Street Melbourne 

  • Learn to Make Your Movie by actually working on and making a 10 minute movie during the film course
  • Tuesday Nights & Some Saturdays
  • Keep the Day Job and learn as much as you would full time.
  • Learn to use professional Film Equipment – supplied
  • 3 Day Real Shoot on Locations & on Film Set
  • Reliability: We have taught filmmaking courses for 21 years in Melbourne.
  • We teach you on the Ursa Black Magic Camera, with professional Location Sound Equipment
  • Learn Casting
  • Learn  how to write a professional screenplay
  • You will make and crew on an actual film production 
  • Learn to produce and prepare your shoot
  • Learn to Edit on Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Learn to Colour on DaVinci
  • Learn to source the best music & sound design your film
  • Highest Standards and Quality Training on our 3 Month Film Course
  • Learn Film Directing with Film Directors Certificate
  • Please go to this page     Pricing/ Fees, Course Dates,& Content 

The Film Instructors - Active Experienced Filmmakers

Colm O'Murchu

Teaches Opening and Closing nIght Colm founded Australian Film Base in 1997 and has since taught emerging film makers to make professional films. Colm has guided and instructed over the years on 175 short films made. He is currently completing production on Tabernacle 101 his new movie set for worldwide release in 2019. With a wealth of film teaching and film making experience Colm O’Murchu is one of the very best film instructors.​

Sean Smith

Sean Smith is a fanatical Film Maker. His communication skills and teaching skills are of the highest calibre. He is currently in production on his own feature film. He teaches most of the course in Melbourne

Learn Film Directing now

You can keep your day job while totally changing your life on Saturdays and Thursday Nights on the 3 Month Film Course

Build your Network

Make new exciting friends and forge creative alliances

Rocket your Career

Become a Filmmaker now working in a job you love.                                     


Month One Screenplay & Casting

Learn to Write a Screenplay professionally and Cast A film with Real Actors. You write a 10 minute screenplay for the film production. You experience a real casting with real actors. From the casting, you will pick actors for the Film Shoot –    Tuesday Nights 

MONTH Two Technical Training

Learn how to use Professional Camera Lights and Sound Equipment. We use the Black Magic Ursa Camera and Sennheiser Sound equipment.   Learn how to use the equipment and how to shoot a film scene. Photo: Jack Kelly rigging a camera to a car Tuesday Nights

MONTH 3 Shoot & Preprouction

Learn Film Directing and all on a Real Film Shoot.  Learn Preproduction and Production Management. You will be on Location x 4 Days.

This is a real shoot, shot on various locations. You get to do various roles including Directing and Camera Operations. You work with real actors and experience a real film shoot.   Photo form one of our film shoots Tabernacle 101         

Tuesday Nights & Saturdays

MONTH 4 Postproduction/Career

Learn to edit your film on Adobe Premiere Pro and Colour on DaVinci. You actually edit the film and source music

Create your Career Plan and find out how to get work in the film industry Tuesday Nights  Saturdays

Please go to this page for Prices, Times, Dates, Course Content and Enrolment Details  

Tabernacle 101 – Teaser  for New Film made by Australian Film Base. 

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