Drawing on extensive industry connections, experience and applied knowledge, a Mercury CX professional consultation can help creatives navigate the pathways to professional practice.
MCX members are entitled to an annual consultation with our development team to discuss their individual circumstances.
Do I have to be a member to access Mercury CX courses?
Mercury CX offers a range of workshops and courses. Some programs for the benefit of members, and others are open programs offering generous discounts for MCX Members.
Where can I learn more about the technical aspects of production?
Launching in 2021 is SASAFEST, an intensive workshop for screen craft.
In South Australia, MAPS and TAFE SA have a number of foundation level technical courses for production skills. There are also private training providers.
Where can I learn about film-making in South Australia?
Mercury CX is the right place! We are a pathway between study and professional practice for emerging practitioners.
The South Australian Film Corporation provides support for screen professionals and productions within South Australia. Mercury CX works closely with SAFC to provide emerging and early-career screen makers pathways to production.
We recommend the Screen Australia guide to getting started in the Australian screen industry
Will Mercury CX give me feedback on my feature film script?
Is Mercury CX affiliated with any educational institution?
Is Mercury CX a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?
No. Our courses and workshops are developed and delivered by industry experts with a range of teaching experience across different institutions both in South Australia and Australia-wide.
Is HECS or Fee Help available for Mercury CX courses and workshops?
What are short documents and how should I format my script?
Short documents refers to a range of different documents used in the development of screen productions. It might be a one-page synopsis, a treatment, a show bible, or a full script.
Screen Australia has a very useful guide to short documents.