• 18 July, 2018

    Producing Graduate Petra Lovrencic wins Los Angeles Internship

    Australians in Film announces that Sydney filmmaker Petra Lovrencic has been awarded the highly-coveted 2018 Village Roadshow Animal Logic Entertainment Internship.

  • 18 July, 2018

    Sydney Film School Salutes Dr John Buckmaster (1970-2017)

    A video tribute in honour of the life and contribution of SFS Founder and Board Director, Dr John Buckmaster.

  • 18 July, 2018

    Graduate Izzy Stevens selected as this year's Tropfest Finalist

    Izzy's new short film "Phenomena" is a psychological thriller about Emma, a young woman who begins to see a second version of herself.

  • 10 April, 2017

    Blind Alley/Den Enda Vagen launches in Sweden

    Congratulations to alumni Filip Iversen who was Art Director on Den Enda Vägen which has just gone on national release in Sweden .

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  •  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.

  • 28 January, 2016

    'SHERPA' Nominated for BAFTA Film Award

    Jennifer Peedom's moving documentary "Sherpa" has been nominated for Best Documentary at the 2016 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA's), which will take place at the Royal Opera House in London on February 14.

  • 31 December, 2015

    SFS documentary 'From Above' to screen at Flickerfest 2016

    In 2016, Flickerfest will screen 20+ different short film programmes during a 10 day festival season (8-17 January 2016). Apart from 13 Academy® accredited competitive programmes consisting of 5 International, 6 Australian and 2 Documentary in competition, Flickerfest also celebrate shorts with environmental themes in the GreenFlicks competition, and shorts from the youngest of film makers in FlickerUp our national schools competition.

  • 18 December, 2015

    Our Winners!

    So the 23rd Sydney Film School Festival has wrapped up after an action packed three days at the Chauvel Cinema. Congratulations to all our winners and thanks once again to all our sponsors for their support which is much appreciated.

  • 15 December, 2015

    And the nominees are......

    The final list of nominees for the 23rd Sydney Film Festival awards are now available.

  • 03 December, 2015

    Sebastian Callum talks about his experience of the Digital Filmmaking Distinction Course

  • 30 November, 2015

    Robin Anderson Scholarship Winner Announced

    To honour internationally recognised documentary filmmaker, Ms Robin Anderson, an annual competitive film festival for secondary school filmmakers has been established. This years winners were announced on Thursday 26th November at the Dendy Quay Cinemas.

  • 24 November, 2015

    23rd Festival Program Announced

    The 23rd Sydney Film School Festival will run from 15th to 17th December.

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