Under the guidance of established industry professional Tony Gardiner who serves as Creative Director of AAFTA's Film Department, The Directing Lab is an introduction course to the world of directing. Artists to receive script feedback, discuss their visions, and work with acting coach Jackie Diamond to select short scenes to workshop in the Lab. This six-week program provides an important opportunity to develop your directing and artists vision, and will conclude with a pitch project with our Empowering The Artist students.
The Directing Lab is open to any entry level director.
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The Film and Television industry is a family business for Tony, with both his father Calvin and grandfather Jack being accredited cinematographers. From a young age Tony knew he wanted to work in the family business. Starting in the camera department at Panavision Australia then moving up through the camera department to become a director of photography.