Bus Stop Employment
Experts in what we do
Bus Stop Employment focuses on providing professional screen industry workplace opportunities. With over 14 years of experience we’ve worked alongside the industry to build confidence and capacity and have placed over 1000 people with disability into employment. Through our advocacy work we continue to facilitate meaningful employment opportunities across the country. Our participants have worked on Marvel Disney’s Thor: Love and Thunder and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Neighbours , Survivor, MasterChef, The Other Guy and many other productions. We continue to lead the way in #inclusivefilmmaking with over 65 inclusively made films. Our footprint on the film industry and our expertise make us a powerhouse to work and collaborate with.
Bus Stop Employment is open to all individuals 17 years and above who identify as having a disability and would like to gain employment in the screen industry.
All participants of Bus Stop Employment are require to complete the Initial Workplace Assessment to determine your experience, knowledge and employment goals to ensure we can best support you.
We promote full inclusion in the workforce and aim to have our participants join workplaces that are open, friendly and meet our ethos.
What we offer
Initial Workplace Assessment
Working alongside our employment team, you’ll complete a one on one employment assessment to determine the following:
- Current skill level
- Career goals
- Career pathway
- Workplace accommodations
Work Ready Training Modules
Module 1: Putting your best foot forward
- Learn about the screen industry
- Build out your professional industry CV
- Preparing for your goals and building steps to achieve these
- Building your online employment profile
Module 2: Interview preparation
- How to best present yourself in an interview both face to face and on zoom
- Preparing your answers for interview questions
- Follow up from the interview
Module 3: Pitching
- How to effectively pitch your own work
- Learning how to set review contracts
- Basic budgeting
Mentoring sessions with Heads of Department
Access to key Heads of Department that can provide insight and mentorship around specific roles (eg Camera, Sound, VFX, Hair and Make Up etc) and assist you in preparing for the tasks that you might be asked to perform in the role.
Learn and hear from industry experts. These will be on an adhoc basis.
|Offering||Mode of Delivery||Duration|
2.5 hour group session and 1.5 hour one on one
|Module 2||one on one||1 hour|
|Module 3||one on one||1 hour|
|Mentorship||online via zoom||1 hour|
|Masterclass||online via zoom||1 hour|
|Initial Workplace Assessment||one on one||1 hour|
Bus Stop Films is not a registered NDIS provider, however participants can pay using their NDIS funding. Participants can be either Plan Managed or Self-Managed.
|Membership fee||$500 (annually)*|
|Initial Workplace Assessment||$150 (non-refundable)|
|Training Module 1 -Putting your best foot forward||$500|
|Training Module 2- Interview preparation||$200|
|Training Module 3- Pitching||$200|
|Mentorship||$250 per hour|
*Required to be paid upfront at the time of sign up. Fee is not applicable for participants currently enrolled in Bus Stop Films Accessible Film Studies Program.