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Bringing writers, directors, DPs, actors & crew together
Proudly supported by
Film Plus

How it works

Workshops are held one Sunday each month at Film Plus in Canberra.

It's a way to meet your local screen community, develop work or try a new skill in a low-pressure environment.

Workshops are accessible and so entry is by donation to contribute to tea/coffee & room hire.

Screenwriters at all levels are encouraged to submit a script (2 pages, 2 -3 roles). Preference given to local screenwriters, and emerging writers from anywhere in the world.

1. Sign up, choosing your preference for team roles: director*, actor or DP. 


2. Get the script.


3. First time Directors attend a briefing (online) the day before & plan a shot list. DPs receive shot list.


4. Arrive and meet your team! It will include: 1 director, 1 DP (Director of Photography)/ camera op, and 2 - 3 actors. 


5. Prep/rehearsal, then shooting time.


6. Show & tell: teams share their favourite takes and what they learned.

7. Tea & coffee.

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Calling all Canberra screen creatives!





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Are you looking for opportunities to practice your craft? Perhaps you’d like to try working on the other side of the camera? Or do you just LOVE CREATING and want to get involved?


Set - Ready - Film is an accessible, inclusive workshop held at Film Plus each month.


Collaborate and learn through practice: from writing to directing, acting and cinematography. 


Meet new people, shoot a short scene in under an hour, then share your takes (if you wish) and learnings.


It's always a thrill to see the diverse approaches by various teams to the same scene.

People at all levels - from beginner to professional - are warmly welcomed!


We love you. We support you. We need your scripts!

This is a chance to get out of the writing cave and see your work come to life. It's designed by a writer, to be the best possible experience for writers. You're welcome to attend, not attend, make certain requests, give a talk, or even join a team in a certain role.

All you need is a 2 page scene. Go it now...

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'Seeing your work interpreted by others is gold for a writer, and the #setreadyfilm team have set up the most writer-friendly process I’ve experienced.' Julia 


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Workshops are held one Sunday each month at Film Plus, Canberra Technology Park, 49 Phillip Avenue Watson ACT 2602

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