Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose Filmbites?
Since 2003 Filmbites has been honing our capacity to teach young people.
“The Filmbites Way” is to offer a nurturing environment, where creativity can thrive!
Our curriculum and classes are designed to suit specific ages and skill levels, therefore providing our students with the very best learning experience and outcomes.
Can I trial a class?
We recommend you attend a holiday workshop to get a feel for our classes. Some holiday classes include a discount off your term fee for those who sign up after attending a holiday class).
Alternatively you can book a trial of a term class, usually up to week 3 of each term (excl. Term 4), if a place is available. For Short Stuff, Beginner and Intermediate Level Preparation clases, these can be booked online.
When can I enrol?
For some younger, beginner level classes, enrolments are open until week 3 of each term, excl. Term 4, when students start preparing their story and characters for Term 4 (production term).
For our Intermediate, Junior Professionals, Junior Industry, Advanced and Intensive Screen Acting classes, students must have commenced by Week 3 of Term 1. Please see details about applying for these classes here.
What does the term fee include?
All students (excl. Game Design) receive a free student ticket to Filmbites’ Premiere Night, where all student productions are screened for family and friends at Greater Union Morley.
Students are also emailed a link to download a copy of their film to keep.
Where are you located?
Our main studio is at Unit 6, 31 Oxleigh Drive, Malaga.
We also run classes at Paper Bird, 42 Henry St, Fremantle, and at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre in Baldivis.
What are your term dates?
We generally run on 4 x 10 week terms in parrallell with the WA Education Department terms. Sometimes this results in 9 or 11 week terms, and the fees adjusted accordingly. Please see our timetable/enrolment page for details of upcoming dates.