SYDNEY FILM SCHOOL GRADUATES

Our focus is to make our graduates career ready. As a SFS graduate, you have an 85% success rate for employment in the industry or in further related studies.

As a result of our production house model, all our graduates leave with their extensive show reel of films. These are their gateway into the industry.

To boost our graduates’ profile in the industry, we distribute the best of our films each semester to represent the School in a number of the key global film festivals.

GRADUATE CAREERS

Graduates of Sydney Film School obtain jobs in the film, screen and other allied industries.  Some of the positions that our graduates have gained in the past have included:

DIRECTING
  • Feature Film Director
  • Feature Film 1st Assistant Director
  • Feature Film 2nd Assistant Director
  • Feature Film 3rd Assistant Director
  • Feature Film Assistant Director
  • Music Video Director
  • TVC 1st Assistant Director
  • Live Sports Director
PRODUCING
  • Feature Film Producer
  • Feature Film Co-Producer
  • Feature Film Line Producer
  • Feature Film Production Manager
  • Feature Film Associate Producer Assistant
  • Feature Film Production Assistant
  • Feature Film Production Runner
  • Music Video Producer
  • TV Producer
  • TV Production Assistant
  • TVC Producer
  • TVC Unit Production Manager
SCREENWRITING
  • Feature Film Screenwriter
  • Documentary Researcher
CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • Feature Film Director of Photography
  • Feature Film Camera Operator
  • Feature Film Focus Puller
  • Feature Film Video Split Operator
  • Feature Film Camera Assistant
  • Feature Film Clapper Loader
  • Documentary Camera Operator
  • TV Camera Operator
  • TV Camera Assistant
  • TV Gaffer
  • Music Video Director of Photography
  • Music Video Camera Operator
  • Music Video Camera Assistant
  • Camera Technician
EDITING
  • Feature Film Editor
  • Feature Film Assistant Editor
  • Documentary  Editor
  • TV Editor
  • Music Video Editor
  • Sports Editor
  • TVC Editor
PRODUCTION DESIGN
  • Feature Film Production Design Assistant
  • Feature Film Set Construction
  • Feature Film Wardrobe Assistant
CONTINUITY
  • Feature Film Continuity
SOUND AND MUSIC
  • Feature Film Music Editor
  • Feature Film Sound Design Assistant
  • TV Sound Recordist
DIGITAL FX
  • Feature Film Digital FX Assistant
  • TVC Digital FX Supervisor
  • TVC Compositor

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

The Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015) and the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615) offer its graduates pathways into further studies or training programmes.

Listed below are current agreements with Education Providers for further studies. These pathways allow graduates to gain entry into a course and/or credit points (Advanced Standing) towards their studies. Numerous graduates have entered into other vocational  studies, University Bachelor or Masters Degrees.

PATHWAYS WITH INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

SYDNEY FILM SCHOOL AND ECOLE SUPERIEURE D’ETUDES CINEMATOGRAPHIQUES EXCHANGE PROGRAM


ESEC Film School in Paris offers an exciting exchange for either a period of six months, a place in the ESEC Film documentary Section, or for a period of four months, a place in the Director’s Section.

Sydney Film School Students must have completed their Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA60615) to apply for the exchange.

SFS Graduates wishing to apply must meet the ESEC selection criteria. The graduate must meet the level of proficiency in the French Language. The Exchange graduate may additionally, at the end of an internship with ESEC, obtain an official degree from ESEC, which is equivalent to a Bachelor of Fine Arts. No tuition fees will be charged for the agreed period of study.

The SFS graduate is responsible for travel and living costs. Wherever possible, SFS and ESEC will assist the SFS graduate in finding accommodation, orientation and welfare services.  The SFS graduate is responsible for their study visa application.