Guerilla Filmmaking Workshop

Wednesday 24 January 2018 | 10am – 4pm
Cost – $10
Ages : 12 upwards

Join award winning Australian filmmaker Helen Newman for this informative and hands on full day workshop.

The Wangaratta Art Gallery Youth Film Project uncovered some of the regions clever local young film makers who have started their online careers and are well on their way.

To continue the engagement of this age group and art form this workshop is especially for young film makers wanting to enhance their film making skills through storytelling, learning tricks of the trade and working collaboratively to create a short film. This is a rare opportunity not to be missed.

The day will comprise of a basic introduction to storytelling through video – different genres(drama, doco, stop motion animation), story outline, scripting, directing, sound and lighting, use of music, editing.  Followed by filming from various locations and finally editing and uploading.




Helen has travelled to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Timor-Leste, the Thai-Burma border, Cambodia, America and across urban and remote Australia producing, filming and subsequently editing, projects that encompass individual and collective stories of conflict, poverty, oppression, celebration and survival. Her work also encompasses a range of performance based arts projects. The nature of her projects has led Helen to work with many varied and inspiring individuals and a wide variety of human rights, community, health and education based organisations in a range of situations; war zones, refugee camps, remote indigenous communities, amid protests and formal interview situations.



This program was made possible with the assistance of the Kyamba Foundation.

Booking is essential – limited spaces.  Please call the gallery on 03 5722 0865  or book now!


image: Helen Newman filming Sam Wickman outside boxing ring in Alice Springs