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Masterclass with the Director of Neighbours 

Dear Students,

Prepare for an extraordinary journey into the heart of Australian television as we present an exclusive Masterclass featuring the multifaceted Scott Major! Renowned for his roles in Neighbours and his extensive directorial work, Scott Major brings a wealth of experience and industry insights to share with our community.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 09: Scott Major attends the Heartbreak High Netflix premiere party at Paddington Town Hall on September 09, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for Netflix)

Expanding Horizons:

Beyond Neighbours, Scott Major’s directorial journey continued with episodes of Playing for Keeps, along with two captivating miniseries, Lie With Me and Riptide. His versatility and creative vision have solidified his position as a respected figure in the industry.

You can see more of him HERE.

Neighbours: A Launchpad for Talent:

Neighbours has been a breeding ground for some of Australia’s most celebrated actors. Join us as Scott Major takes us behind the scenes of Neighbours, exploring its legacy as a launchpad for talented individuals who went on to make a significant impact in the industry.

Meet the Icons:

Discover the success stories of famous actors who began their journey in Neighbours:

  • Kylie Minogue (Charlene Robinson): From Ramsay Street to global pop sensation.
  • Russell Crowe (Kenny Larkin): Academy Award-winning actor with a diverse career.
  • Margot Robbie (Donna Freedman): A Hollywood A-lister with numerous accolades.
  • Liam Hemsworth (Josh Taylor): Part of the internationally acclaimed Hemsworth acting dynasty.
  • Mahesh Jadu (Doctor Doug Harris): Notable for his role in The Witcher, Mahesh Jadu started his journey in Neighbours.

Even our successful student and now Netflix actor, Mahesh Jadu, worked there:

Masterclass Details:

– Date:
Teens: 23rd of March 9am until 4pm (Lunch Break 12-1pm) Ages 14+

Adults: 24th of March 9am until 4pm (Lunch Break 12-1pm)
Ages 18+



– What to Expect:
  Experience an immersive 6-hour workshop tailored to elevate your screen acting skills, led by a distinguished Director from one of Australia’s premier TV series. Each participant will receive carefully selected scripts in advance, providing an opportunity for individual performances and collaborative exploration of advanced acting techniques within a group setting.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of Neighbours and witness the influence it has had on shaping the careers of Australia’s brightest stars. Explore the unique perspective of Scott Major, who not only graced the screen but also directed more than 200 episodes, leaving an indelible mark on the show.

Stay tuned for registration details. Get ready to explore the magic of Neighbours and hear firsthand from Scott Major about his incredible journey in the world of television.

Best regards,

Perth Film School