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Getting Involved in the Screen Industry

Although the SAFC isn’t directly involved in the hiring of crew, talent and extras, below are some starting points for resources and general information about entering the film and television industry.

Main image: On set of The Boys Are Back (2009)

Attachment Scheme

The SAFC’s Attachment Scheme assigns South Australian screen production practitioners to a department or crew role to gain paid, on-set experience to further develop their professional career.

Placements are open to emerging practitioners, recent graduates with relevant industry experience, and mid-career and established crew and creatives wishing to acquire new skills.

Image: Crew on location for Wanted, photo by Tom Hoffie

Crew and Services Directory

The South Australian Crew and Services Directory provides information about local screen industry professionals and support services. All practitioners listed have had their credentials approved against set criteria by the SAFC.

If you are an experienced Crew Member, Production Company or Support Service Provider in South Australia and can serve as a resource for the South Australian screen industry please create an account and register for the directory – listings are free!

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Further information

Screen Australia has collated a handy guide for newcomers and industry professionals looking to develop their skills or make content in Australia.