You just need a mobile phone …
All you need is a mobile phone and a story idea and you can get started.
Register to Stay Informed
Want your talents showcased at the next REELise Film Festival? Register your details and we can keep you informed about the student film and REEL Voices competitions. It could be the start of an awesome career in content creation! Imagine walking the red carpet. Accepting that award. You can say it all began with a little pocket short created on your mobile phone when you were in school. Register here.
Join our Young Writers’ Workshop
Students from Years 5 to 9 are invited to join a youth led project to create a virtual reality film to prevent cyberbullying. Stage 1 is our FREE Young Writers’ Workshop on 1 September at Cobbstar Studios in Paddington.
You’ll learn how to write a script for VIRTUAL REALITY as well as practical strategies to protect yourself online and safely help others in a cyberbullying situation.
WORKING WITH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS you’ll craft a script exploring cyberbullying from the perspectives of bully, victim, bystander and upstander. Be part of our youth led movement for change!! You will need to preregister for the workshop at www.trybooking.com/412395.
Here are some helpful online resources for aspiring REELise filmmakers:
About.com – has video tutorials on editing with iMovie
Archive.org – free sounds, songs, and archival video (Note: The fact sites allow free download doesn’t necessarily mean you have permission to use freely for films. Read the fine print.)
Freesound – free to join community for downloading creative commons sounds effects (check the licencing and attribute as necessary)
Screen Australia for lots of great information about film making
Soundsnap – join for music & sound effects
Tropfest for top tips, music copyright guide and other resources
YouTube Encoding – a great breakdown of how to export for youtube including how to letterbox
Youtube toolbox – tips for making stronger films