Film @ The Arts Unit supports teachers and students in the dynamic realm of filmmaking. Join us in celebrating and showcasing your students' filmmaking accomplishments through engagement in live and virtual festivals, showcases, events, and awards. Enhance your students' visual storytelling skills with our online resource collection, offering practical guides on filmmaking, screenwriting, and utilising filmmaking technology for compelling storytelling.

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Now showing! Film By and CApture Festivals digital showcase

Explore the digital collection featuring the winners and finalists, offering a captivating glimpse into the students' imagination through the lens of their cameras.

Film By 2023 digital showcase

CApture digital showcase

About film @ The Arts Unit

Film @ The Arts Unit currently has 2 programs your students can participate in. CApture and Film By. 2024 opportunities, including workshops in your school, are now open for expressions of interest.

It's a wrap! Read all about the success of the 2023 Film By and CApture festivals.

CApture Film Festival 2023

2023 winners

Congratulations to our 2023 Capture winners! Enjoy their creations and all the captivating CApture films online in the CApture digital showcase.

Supported by the NSW Department of Education’s CApture filmmaking resource, the CApture Film Festival is a celebration of creativity and inspiration designed to spotlight students' remarkable talents in Years 9, 10, and 11. Our festival is not just about showcasing films; it's about nurturing the future of storytelling through the power of the lens. 

Learn more about and be a part of CApture.

Film By

2023 winners

Congratulations to our 2023 Film By Invitation winners! Delight in their creations, along with all the captivating films from the local festivals, in the Film By 2023 digital showcase. 

Film By is an initiative of the New South Wales Department of Education. The program includes festivals, workshops and teaching and learning resources in film for teachers and students from all schools in NSW. A premiere event, Film By Invitation also showcases the most outstanding films from across NSW.  

Learn more about and be a part of Film By today!



David Todd
Digital Engagement Officer
The Arts Unit
Karishma Mathur
Film By Officer
The Arts Unit


Film By Invitation is proudly supported by RØDEAFTRSCompNowDigi Ed and Videocraft Australia.