AFTRS and SPA to partner in business courses
The Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS) will team up with Screen Producers Australia (SPA) to deliver 1-2 day screen business courses and masterclasses.
The courses will be designed to address the need for greater business skills across the sector, highlighted in AFTRS' 2016 Industry Skills Survey.
The programs will commence nationwide early this year.
“SPA plays an essential role in the Australian media industry by empowering Australian producers through high level networking and thought leadership. This significant partnership will combine AFTRS’ demonstrated excellence in education across the entire screen sector with SPA’s track record of providing targeted, sell-out, screen business and producing courses,” said SPA CEO
Neil Peplow, AFTRS CEO, said: “We are thrilled to be collaborating with SPA to present these courses across the nation. AFTRS brings more than four decades of experience in delivering exceptional industry relevant training for the Australian media industries, while SPA brings a strong focus on developing business skills and leadership in the sector.”