GLAAD VISIT TO SYDNEY HIGHLIGHTS LGBTIQ REPRESENTATION IN MEDIA

NSW screen industry comes together for public forum on LGBTIQ representation

NSW screen industry comes together for public forum on LGBTIQ representation

Author and journalist, Benjamin Law (The Family Law), and comedian Jordan Raskopoulos (Axis of Awesome), will join leading international LGBTIQ advocates in Sydney later this month for a groundbreaking public discussion on the power of news and entertainment media to fast track the social inclusion of LGBTIQ people in Australia. GET YOUR FREE TICKETS NOW!

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Interview with Jo-anne McGowan: the making of David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

Interview with Jo-anne McGowan: the making of David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

“I realised pretty quickly, after re-watching just a few iconic Australian films, that I had forgotten the effect the films had on me at an earlier time,” says producer Jo-anne McGowan, recalling the very early days of making David Stratton: A cinematic Life.

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Interview with Elaine Beckett: Working at Trackdown and creating sound for LEGO Batman, Gods of Egypt, The Railway Man and Happy Feet 2

Interview with Elaine Beckett: Working at Trackdown and creating sound for LEGO Batman, Gods of Egypt, The Railway Man and Happy Feet 2

Elaine Beckett is Trackdown’s General Manager and also a recognised Post Production Supervisor who has worked on projects including LEGO Batman, Gods of Egypt and Happy Feet 2. We spoke with Elaine about her career and Trackdown’s 30 years in the industry.

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Interview with Kate Blackmore: directing The Glass Bedroom

Interview with Kate Blackmore: directing The Glass Bedroom

Kate Blackmore is an artist working with the documentary form across art and film. She has just created The Glass Bedroom, a 6 x 5min series that profiles artists who use Instagram as a platform for performance.

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Screenability NSW update

Screenability NSW update

Screenability NSW update

Screenability NSW, the Screen NSW flagship program to create opportunities for people with a disability on both sides of the camera, has well and truly kicked off its internship program.

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Sydney City of Film

 Call for entries: Bradford's Small World Film Festival

Call for entries: Bradford's Small World Film Festival

Bradford City of Film in Bradford, England are running a call-out for films for their upcoming Small World Film Festival which takes place in June 2017. The theme of the Festival is “My City”.

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06 Feb 2017

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Indigenous writer and director Catriona McKenzie appointed to the NSW Film and Television Industry Advisory Committee

Indigenous writer and director Catriona McKenzie appointed to the NSW Film and Television Industry Advisory Committee

In December Screen NSW announced that Indigenous writer and director Catriona McKenzie has been appointed by the Minister for the Arts to the NSW Film and Television Industry Advisory Committee for a three-year term, commencing 1 January 2017.

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AFTRS Robert Thirkell Factual Masterclass and more

AFTRS Robert Thirkell Factual Masterclass and more

AFTRS has some great short courses this month. One of the highlights is the Robert Thirkell Factual Masterclass​ (18-19 Feb), a fantastic opportunity to learn from BAFTA Award-winning director/producer Robert Thirkell (Troubleshooting, Jamie's School Dinners).

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Queer Screen - Mardi Gras Film Festival - events & quick picks

Queer Screen - Mardi Gras Film Festival - events & quick picks

Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival starts Wednesday 15 February - we have the scoop on its top film picks and events. 

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Sydney Film Festival: 2017 Film Submission deadline Feb 24

Sydney Film Festival: 2017 Film Submission deadline Feb 24

Entries for the 64th Sydney Film Festival, 7-18 June 2017, close in three weeks’ time (Friday February 24).

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