News

  • 20 March, 2017

    Dr. John Visits Sweden

    For the next couple of weeks Dr. John Buckmaster will be traveling through Sweden and Norway meeting alumni and prospective students

  • 16 December, 2016

    And the winners are.....

    Congratulations to all our Award Winners from the 25th SFS Festival. The full list of recipients can be found here.

  • 16 December, 2016

    Keynote Address from the 25th SFS Festival

    Many thanks to Dr. Anna Broinowski for joining us last night at the Chauvel Cinema. Her keynote address can be found here....

  • 08 December, 2016

    And the nominees are.....

    Congratulations to all our nominees for the 25th Sydney Film School Festival Awards which will be announced on Thursday 15th December.

  • 05 December, 2016

    25th SFS Festival Key Note Address Speaker announced

    We are delighted to announce that Walkley award-winning filmmaker and author Dr. Anna Broinowski will be our Awards Night guest speaker at the years SFS Festival.

  • 08 November, 2016

    Josh Sambono's latest project

    Starring recent diploma graduate Holly Fraser, Amy Danzig is inspired by the classic action/sci-fi and Ozploitation films of the 1980's. It's the story of a government experiment gone wrong, completely changing the course of history; turning civilised society into savage gender-biased street gangs and making up for past wrongs.

  • 03 November, 2016

    Exciting New Alliance

    In what is an exciting development for creative screen arts education, International Screen Academy (ISA) and Sydney Film School (SFS) have come together to form a new alliance. The partnership will see Sydney Film School relocate to International Screen Academy’s Studios in Young Street, Waterloo to create a new hub of acting and filmmaking excellence. The agreement will allow actors and filmmakers to work alongside one another to produce the high quality of screen productions that both schools are known for.

  • 19 October, 2016

    Guests from Vietnam

    We were delighted to welcome some very special guests from the Vietnamese film industry last week.

  • 29 September, 2016

    Distribution Grants awarded

    Congratulations to the winners of the Distribution Grants for the films of the 24th SFS Film Festival. A new method of selection was put in place for this Festival, which saw the producers of each Award winning film invited to submit a distribution strategy for their films.

  • 15 September, 2016

    Dr. John visits Sweden

    Dr. John Buckmaster from Sydney Film School is back in Sweden and preparing to meet with prospective students and alumni.

  • 25 May, 2016

    Jason Perini wins with 'The New Empress'

    Sydney Film School alumni, Jason Perini has just returned from Los Angeles after being one of the three winners of the Jameson First Shot competition and directing the short film "The New Empress" with Maggie Gyllenhaal.

  • 10 May, 2016

    A Matter of Principle Documentary Fundraiser

    Holroyd High School principal, Dorothy Hoddinott is an extraordinary individual. She has turned a western Sydney suburban school into a unique phenomenon. The school is achieving high university entrance beyond the National average. One in every six students is a refugee who has lived in Australia for less than seven years; many were illiterate and with no knowledge of the English language when they arrived in the country. A Matter of Principle directed by Dr. Alejandra Canales and produced by Isabel Perez tells this story.

  • 09 May, 2016

    The Actor/Director Relationship

    Session Three of the 'Trusting Relationship between actor and director' series will be held on Tuesday 10th May at 5pm. All students and Alumni welcome.

  • 05 May, 2016

    Congratulations Jovan Atanackovic

    The Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee, that was formed in 1958 for the purpose of providing a forum for cinematographers to further develop their skills through mutual co-operation. They recently announced their award winners for 2016 and one of our alumni was featured.

  • 04 May, 2016

    Dr. John on Tour

    Dr. John Buckmaster has just returned from another busy trip to Europe and Asia. The following is a brief outline of his busy schedule while in Sweden, Russia and Hong Kong.

  • 27 April, 2016

    SFS Alumni Gracie Otto teams up with Vogue Magazine Australia

    Congratulations to Gracie Otto who has just edited and directed a short film with Game of Thrones star, Emilia Clarke.

  •  Melanie Jayne

    12 April, 2016

    2015 AD Graduate, Melanie Jayne, wins L.A. Internship

    Congratulations to Sydney Film School alumni, Melanie Jayne, who has won the 2016 Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Animal Logic Entertainment Internship in L.A.

  • Ivan Germano

    12 April, 2016

    SFS Alumni, Ivan Germano, accepted into the Masters Program at Columbia University

    Congratulations to 2015 Sydney Film School alumni, Ivan Germano, who has just been accepted to study a Masters of Creative Producing at Columbia University in New York City.

  •  Lucy Gaffy

    04 April, 2016

    Lucy Gaffy Wins Directorial Attachment

    Sydney Film School Thesis teacher, Lucy Gaffy has been awarded a directors attachment on the upcoming CJZ television drama, "Bond".

  • 17 March, 2016

    Dr. John to visit Sweden

    Dr. John Buckmaster will be visiting Sweden at the end of March and will be spending several weeks visiting Karlstad, Hogskolas and Gymnasiums where he will meet with prospective students and reconnect with Alumni.

  • 08 March, 2016

    Sydney Film Studios News

    An update from our team at Sydney Film Studios

  • 07 March, 2016

    Meet the Filmmaker

    During March, the 'Meet the Filmmaker Program' continues with some great special guests to our school.

  • 04 March, 2016

    'Jack Goes Home' at SXSW

    Feature film, "Jack Goes Home" which features the art direction of Sydney Film School alumni, Lee Launey, will make it's premiere at this year's SXSW Film Festival.

  • 03 March, 2016

    Let's GET REEL

    Our new season GET REEL is now in full swing. Find out what's been happening and book your seat for future events.

  • 28 January, 2016

    Sydney Film School's 'From Above' Screens at Flickerfest

    Sydney Film School's "From Above" was featured at the 25th Flickerfest International Short Film Festival as part of the Green Flicks Programme, which took place from January 8-17 at Bondi Beach in Sydney.

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