The Digital Futures Summit brings together leaders and visionaries from across industry, education and government to talk about the big questions facing Australia’s screen and broadcast industries.


On Thursday 17 February, AFTRS will present the second summit in the series, The Business of Australia’s Digital Future. This summit focuses on the future of business in the Australian screen sector and explores how we can adapt business and leadership models to meet the challenges and opportunities of the new digital age.

When:             Thu 17 February, 3.30 pm to 9.00 pm (AEDT)

Where:            100% online

What:              Five sessions

Cost:               Free to registrants


The summit will open with Metaverse visionary Matthew Ball in conversation with Claire Evans taking a deep dive into what the Metaverse means for the Australian screen and broadcast industries. Other session topics include a discussion on the impact of digitisation on the screen business model, a look at the Career Pathways research commissioned by AFTRS and what it can show us about the future of Australia’s talent pipeline, and a look inside the journey of taking a start-up to market in the digital age.

This live and interactive online event includes guests from TikTok, Film Victoria, AFTRS, Ai-Media, AusFilm, Mod, ABC, New Canvas, SARA, Mighty Kingdom, Common Ground, Viewie, Harber Consulting and more.