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Welcome to Screenworks eNews for March 2014, we are looking forward to the upcoming visit from multi award winning screen composer Guy Gross who will be running a masterclass on screen composing this month.  Also in this edition; NITV is calling for submissions, we review some of our highlights at the BBFF, NORTEC is running a Creative Industries Forum in Byron, The Sydney Travelling Film Festival is coming to the region and there are some great films screening around the region. Scroll through or click on the links below to find out more

We look forward to seeing you
Lisa and Jill



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Screenworks Events

COMPOSING FOR SCREEN with Guy Gross
Mon 31st March
2pm - 5pm
SAE Creative Institute
Byron Bay

A behind the scenes exploration on how music is created for film and television with multi award winning screen composer Guy Gross (East 101, A Few Best Men).  Guy will present a masterclass on screen composing, as well as talk about some of the highlights in his career and advise on how to work as a composer in the Australian screen industry. more...

For bookings email events@screenworks.com.au or call 02 6687 1599


Screenworks News

SCREENWORKS MEMBERS DISCOUNTS AT TRAVELLING FLICKS

Screenworks is delighted to announce that all current Screenworks members can now purchase tickets to Travelling Flicks at the concession price when concession prices are offered.  
Coming soon to Travelling Flicks
The Gilded Cage
Newrybar 
Saturday March 15

Winner of the People's Choice Award - European Film Awards.  A charming Parisian comedy about a married couples long - held dream of returning to their homeland

Utopia
Mullumbimby
Sat March 22
An epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger.  A film that describes not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance....

SCREEN OPPORTUNITIES IN ASIA

Thank you to Elena Guest, Project Manager from Screen Australia for her recent presentation on Screen Opportunities in Asia, which was delivered as a free event at the recent Byron Bay Film Festival.

Elena explained why it was a good time for strengthening ties and developing relationships in the Asian screen industry.  She outlined the advantages of dealing with regions that have co production treaties with Australia and discussed the challenges and advantages of working with different regions in Asia.  Elena's presentation was based on recent findings in Screen Australia's Common Ground report...more 

SCREENWORKS AND SAE INSTITUTE MEET AND GREET

Screenworks with SAE Institute held a networking event at the recent Byron Bay Film Festival, it was an opportunity for Screenworks members to welcome and meet with filmmakers that had films entered into the BBFF.  The event was deemed a huge success, you can see the photos...more
 

Industry News

BYRON BAY FILM FESTIVAL WRAP

The 8th Byron Bay Film Festival has just finished 10 days of thought provoking and inspiring cinema with awards presentations, parties and panel discussions.  Congratulations to all the award winners and to the festival team and volunteers who made the event possible

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Industry Events

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES FORUM
9.30 - 12.30 Wed March 19
Byron Bay Sports and Cultural Centre

Limited spaces available

An opportunity to sit at a round table with a creative industries expert and talk business - your business!
If you need advice on how to improve, grow, or run your creative business, at the creative industries forum you can ask questions and tap into a creative brains trust.  Guest speakers include Peter Wood - Arts Northern Rivers, Jill Moonie - Screenworks, Monica Davidson - freelance business facilitator ...more  

NFSA Screening
THE RAILWAY MAN
6pm Sat March 15
The Regent Cinema
Murwillumbah


Each month the National Film and Sound Archive is show casing an Australian film at the Regent Cinema in Murwillumbah.  This coming weekend is The Railway Man starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman....more

Next month will be the hit Australian film Strictly Ballroom. 


Screen QLD presents
FILM FINANCING 101 with Alan Harris
11.30am  - 2pm (Queensland time)
Thur March 20
Robina Community Centre


This intensive two-hour workshop will focus on all major aspects of independent film financing including where the money comes from (the components of financing), how it fits together (the finance plan) and what happens when the film is exploited (the recoupment schedule) ...more 
 
Funding & Employment

NITV CALL OUT
Our Stories, Our Way, Everyday - Series 2

Following on from a successful year for NITVs landmark series of mini documentaries broadcasted weeknights from 6.30pm and on weekends at 7:00pm, NITV will commission a further 120 works for its 2014 season.

Creating digital song-lines to share stories of our life, our history, our elders, our communities, our events, our youth and our cultures, NITV is purchasing 13 - 14 minutes for $7000.

Applications close April 18.  For more information contact NITV
 

Festivals & Competitions

SYDNEY TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL
To Yamba Cinema and The Saraton Grafton
Mar 27 - 31st

Australia's longest running travelling film festival brings the world of cinema to Grafton and Yamba for the very first time.  

With six features and three shorts on offer in each centre, there’s something for all tastes, from the guaranteed crowd-pleasing ...hit Gloria to the Golden Globe-winning The Great Beauty...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.


 
 
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