Film and Television Institute (WA)

92 Adelaide Street, Fremantle   (08) 9431 6717

The Film & Television Institute is a not-for-profit membership based organisation that was incorporated in 1971 and is one of the oldest screen resource and development centres in Australia.

In Brief
  • Arts: Film, Performing Arts
In Detail
FTI achieves its mission of developing an innovative and diverse screen culture in Western Australia through the following range of activities, services and events. Please note that as part of FTI's Strategic Planning, all FTI services and initiatives are currently under review.

FTI offers production support and advice to independent screen industry practitioners.

FTI annually funds and coordinates a number of production grants ranging from $2,000 to $70,000.

FTI is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which offers short courses, industry seminars, professional development and cutomised training programs in a variety of diciplines including: Screen Production, Screenwriting, Animation and Screen Acting.

FTI’s Indigenous Communiy Stories program travels to regional and remote Indigenous communities to record and preserve their culturally significant stories and experiences.

FTI offers competitive hire rates on a full range of production equipment. Facilities include production suites, recording studios, an animation drawing lab, the 120-seat FTI cinema and the BOHEMIA outdoor cinema.

FTI screens a regular program of local and independent screen culture, plus annual events including the WA Screen Awards and Fremantle Outdoor Film Festival.

FTI supports & sponsors numerous independent screen events & film festivals in WA.

FTI Members receive major discounts on equipment & facility hires, FTI Bookshop titles, professional development short courses, FTI screenings and special events. Members have access to a Crew Database, receive newsletters and associated industry discounts and industry networking opportunities.

FTI is a member of Screen Network, a network of state screen resource organizations, and gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Screen Australia, ScreenWest and Lotterywest.