Welcome to Screenworks first official e communication for 2012. Screenworks office is almost in full swing with Lisa in the office and Jill on her way back from a course in Sydney. We are excited about a great line up of events and opportunities in the pipeline for 2012, starting the year with a workshop on short film creating as part of Flickerfest. Read on and find out more about Flickerfest, plus recent highlights from some Screenworks members as well as the new appointment at Screen NSW.
Hope you have all had a chance to rejuvenate over the festive season. Happy New Year and we look forward to seeing you soon
Lisa and Jill
Flickerfest | Flickerlab | Byron All Shorts | Al Mar, Mi Almo | Screen NSW CEO |Michael Hauge
21ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Jan 20 - Jan 22
A & I Hall
Australia's only Academy®Accredited, & BAFTA recognised short film festival kicks off tonight (Friday Jan 20) at the A & I Hall Bangalow with an Opening Party pre-screening drinks/nibbles & music by Renee Searles - starts 7.30pm more
Saturday 21st January 2012
Sponsored by SAE Institute & Supported by Screenworks
A & I Hall Bangalow
Flickerlab will present the latest trends, tips and skills that you need to develop your creative film idea and turn it into a reality.
Guest speakers include:
Emma Moroney, Supervising Producer from Movie Network Channel
Bronwyn Kidd, Flickerfest Director
Kathleen Drumm, Screen Australia's Head of Marketing
Nerida Moore, Screen NSW’s Senior Development and Production Executive
Lisa Shaunessy, Independent producer
BYRON ALL SHORTS
Northern Rivers Short Film Competition
presented with Island Quarry
Screening: Sat 21st Jan
NEW CEO APPOINTED TO SCREEN NSW
Films Start: 5.00pm (Doors open - 4.30pm)
Awards: Sun 22nd Jan 8.00pm
(Doors open - 7.30pm), just prior to Best Of Australian Shorts
Bangalow, A&I Hall
Congratulations to the Screenworks members who have had their films selected for screening in the Byron All Shorts competition. We wish them all the best as they go before a highly esteemed judging panel and a discerning audience, competing for a Jury Award and an Audience Award.
Caroline Fisher with Sayonara
Lorriane Bell with The Cottage
Louise Kahj and Brendan Shoebridge with Seekers of the Sun
Ly De Angeles, Victoria Sullivan and Alex Tinley with Wings
Sai Frame with Think Outside the Box
Wendy Andrews with Head for the Hills
This is a great opportunity to get along and see what the talented film makers of this region have been creating more
El Mar, Mi Alma TO SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Following a successful Australian tour El Mar Mi Alma has been selected to screen at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the end of this month. "..one of the most beautiful and unique surf films I've ever seen." Michael Albright, Programming Manger SBIFF. Congratulations to Stephen and Tatiana on the selection, the successful tour and the fabulous reviews more
Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality, Racing and the Arts, George Souris, recently announced the appointment of Maureen Barron AM as the new Chief Executive of Screen NSW more.
SCREEN AUSTRALIA WORKSHOP
The High Concept Movie Workshop with Michael Hauge
Monday 19 March to Wednesday 21 March 2012, Sydney.
Applications Close Feb 6
With a view to strengthening and advancing Australian screenwriting culture and its practitioners, Screen Australia has designed a workshop with Michael Hauge to guide professionals in developing their high concept movie idea into a workable, well-structured treatment. Places will be limited to 10 selected writers more
Screenworks was established in 2000 to foster, drive and promote the development of an innovative, sustainable and vibrant screen industry in the Northern Rivers.
Screenworks is funded by Screen Australia, Screen NSW, Trade and Investment NSW and members.
As a regionally based cultural organisation, Screenworks acknowledges the traditional aboriginal custodians of the land in the Northern Rivers region of NSW
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