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AFTRS Virtual Library

Streaming Videos

The AFTRS Library gives AFTRS staff and students free access to a number of different streaming services.

Different streaming services will have different strength in the content they provide access to, so be sure to check out all of the streaming services to ensure to find the film, Television series, Documentary or Short Film you are looking for.

Just Watch

JustWatch allows you to find out where to watch your favorite movies & tv shows in Australia.

Select your favorite streaming providers in the WatchBar and see what’s on all the streaming providers.

We organized this list of movies and tv shows by popularity to help you stream the best online in New-Zealand.



Beamafilm, Australasia’s premiere streaming channel for true stories and independent voices.

We’ve carefully curated hundreds of the best award-winning documentaries, independent features and festival favourites into an easy-to-browse collection that will delight, inspire and entertain you.

We’ll help you to discover hundreds of great documentaries and independent features made by Australian and New Zealand filmmakers. Sign up now and discover something new or re-discover a classic!


Clickview (Off-air Recordings)

Under the Screenrights licence, staff of educational institutions are permitted to copy from TV and radio and then use the copied material for the educational purposes of the institution.

The Library has a collection of off-air recordings that can be viewed at AFTRS as well as remotely using AFTRS login credentials. Off-air Recordings can also be clipped and used in assignments.

The collection includes a number of Films, Television series, Documentaries and short films.

To request an offair recording, please send an email to



Informit EduTV is an online TV streaming resource of 10,000 TV programs including documentaries and drama series (broadcast and payTV).

Viewing is complemented with study guides and articles. An archive of programs is available from 2006, and up to 80 new programs are added every week.

Please register for an EduTV account using your AFTRS email address.



Kanopy is a video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment.

Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.

Kanopy can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablets and online.


Other Streaming Services

ABC iView

ABC iview is the free internet TV service of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, available within Australia.

iView offers full length catch-up from the ABC’s broadcast TV channels, live streaming of ABC channels on computers, tablets and smart phones, and programs selected just for iview or even before TV.

SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand is a catch up TV service that lets you watch full episodes, of your favorite SBS television programs.