This is the place to be if you're looking for documentary film content, filmmaking ideas & inspiration for the classroom.
Documentary film and filmmaking are flexible, highly customisable and youthful engaging tools that fit across all subject areas.
We'll be posting about documentary films, filmmaking in the classroom and any relevant news and events for educators and schools.
Shooting documentaries on your mobile
Have you got an iPhone, an Android or an iPad? Well you can shoot your very own documentary on your own device. Click to read more.
Documentary film screenings at school
One of the most powerful ways to engage and inspire students is through film. Here we explain how you can organise documentary screenings at your school. Click to read more.
Helpful tips about Shot Sizes & Movement
Take note of these hot tips for students and teachers and get the proper shots you need to tell your stories. Click to read more.
Making Science Docs
Get your creative juices flowing with these helpful hints for making science documentaries. Click to read more.
Documentaries about TIME
We’ve pulled together some clips to help you explore different aspects of time as it relates to science. Click to read more.
Awesome science documentaries
Here we share a bunch of really awesome science content which is perfect for the classroom. Click to read more.
Planning your doco
Good planning can save a lot of time, money and headaches. Here's some basic questions to help get you underway. Click to read more.
NSW schools screening program
We're excited to announce our partnership with Riverside Theatres Parramatta. In 2017 we're delivering film screenings and discussions especially for schools. Check out the program here.
Films to watch out for in 2017
Keep your ears and eyes out for these awesome films that can be used to enhance your teaching of Aboriginal cultures and way of life, refugee and asylum seeker settlement in Australia, customary land and corruption, human rights, violence against women, performing and visual arts, and growing up. Check out some of our top picks here.
Film Festivals and Competitions for Students and Young People
There are so many film festivals and competitions available for young people to participate in Australia and abroad. If you're creating films in class, you can add some extra excitement for keen students by encouraging them to share their work and get recognised. We've put a list together for you of some of the most popular opportunities available. Check it out here.