Issue 071
1 March 2013
  
 Top Of The Lake
 Screen NSW Enews
 screen nswBREAKING NEWS
WHAT'S ON & TRAIN UP
MEET THE DEADLINE
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
INDIGENOUS NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
  BREAKING NEWS
21 Feb 13 | Screen NSW announces additional Production Finance round

Screen NSW will be holding an additional production finance round, opening on Friday 22 February 2013, with applications closing at 10am on Monday 11 March 2013.

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21 Feb 13 | Screen NSW announces applications for new Emerging Filmmakers Fund round

Screen NSW has announced that applications are now open for a new round of the Emerging Filmmakers Fund (EFF). The Emerging Filmmakers Fund, run by Screen NSW, assists aspiring filmmakers by providing career development pathways in the screen industry.

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18 Feb 13 | $30 million for new interactive programs

Screen Australia has released draft guidelines for a suite of new interactive and multi-platform programs. With $20 million for games, Screen Australia will commit more than $30 million over the next three years including approximately $12 million to be delivered in the first 12 months.

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25 Feb 13 | Arts Northern Rivers consultants database

Arts Northern Rivers invites consultants, workshop facilitators and marketing companies with arts experience to join their local suppliers database. Arts Northern Rivers often engages the services of consultants and workshop facilitators to help them deliver a program of skills and professional development opportunities in the region.

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24 Feb 13 | Metro Screen job vacancy: Operations Manager

Metro Screen is looking for an Operations Manager to support Metro Screen’s organisational development. 

 

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14 Feb 13 | Emerging Filmmakers Fund

Screen NSW's Emerging Filmmakers Fund has backed three short films to go into production in 2013.

Aboriginal HeArt is from writer/producer Tim Duncan and director Dena Curtis. Dena's previous short films Hush and Jacob have both been successful on the festival circuit around the world. This marks the first time Dena has directed a script she hasn't written herself. Aboriginal HeArt will shoot in March.
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  WHAT'S ON & TRAIN UP
01 Mar 13 | Learn new film & TV skills @ AFTRS OPEN

Upcoming short courses with AFTRS Open range from ‘Introduction to Screenwriting’ and ‘Introduction to TV Studio Skills’ and ‘Writing Dialogue Masterclass’ to ‘Producer Offset: Don’t be Afraid of the QAPE’, ‘Music Licensing Workshop’, ‘Director’s Toolkit’, and ‘Alice Tynan’s Film Club’.

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01 Mar 13 | Friday On My Mind: The Rocket

AFTRS Friday On My Mind presents The Rocket, written and directed by Kim Mordaunt, which very recently notched up three awards at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival: Best Feature, Best First Feature, and The Amnesty International Award.

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05 Mar 13 | World of Women (WOW) Film Festival 2013

The 19th World of Women (WOW) Film Festival 2013 has announced its programme of contemporary short films and features with key creative input by women in fiction, documentary, animation, experimental and feature films.

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06 Mar 13 | Natalie Miller Fellowship fundraising screening: Great Expectations

The Natalie Miller Fellowship (NMF) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting three advance screenings of the epic drama Great Expectations, directed by Mike Newell and starring Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes in Sydney on March 6 at Hoyts, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, NSW.

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14 Mar 13 | ASTRA Conference 2013

The ASTRA 2013 Conference will take place on March 14 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference will offer a strong line-up of speakers to share their expert opinions around the theme Enhanced Entertainment.

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23 Mar 13 | Screenwise Michelle Danner intensive workshop

Screenwise presents workshops with Michelle Danner, director and acting coach from Los Angeles.

The Golden Box Master Intensive is a two day in-depth technique analysis lecture which breaks down the technique used at the Larry Moss Studio now called The Acting Studio. Students learn how to create fleshed out, vivid and interesting characters through an intense emotional workshop with lectures and exercises.
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  MEET THE DEADLINE
01 Mar 13 | SIPfest call for entries

Sip some cinema at SIPfest, a night under the stars of Surfers Paradise watching mini-movies from Australia's best emerging film making talent. Surfers Paradise Festival announces the return of the Shorts in Paradise Film Festival (SIPfest) to the 2013 festival program.

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31 Mar 13 | ABC new mini documentary competition call for entries

To celebrate the screening of ABC’s new initiative ‘Opening Shots’ where 5 emerging filmmakers under the age of 35 were given the opportunity to make a 30min documentary, the ABC is proud to announce the launch of their Mini-Shot competition.

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31 Mar 13 | CAM International Festival Of Short Films

The CAM International Festival Of Short Films is calling for entries. The festival will take place in Cairo, Egypt from the 5th till the 10th of October 2013.

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05 Apr 13 | Revelation Perth International Film Festival call for entries

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2013 event.

Revelation will screen from 4-14 July 2013 in Perth and filmmakers from across Australia are invited to enter their films.
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31 May 13 | Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 call for entries

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 is now open for entries, accepting a variety of genres and filmic styles, including: drama, documentary, animation, comedy, music video, thriller, experimental and artists' film.

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21 Jun 13 | Good Dog International Film Festival call for entries

The Good Dog! International Film Festival located in Balmain New South Wales has announced its competition categories for 2013. Each entry must include a dog.

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  AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
28 Feb 13 | dirtgirlworld nominated for 2013 International Digital Emmy Award

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has  announced that nominees from 10 countries will compete for this year's International Digital Emmy® Awards.

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28 Feb 13 | Flickerfest 2013 award winners announced

Screen NSW congratulates all NSW winners of Flickerfest 2013. Flickerfest's Best Australian Short Film Award has now joined Flickerfest's existing Award for Best Film and Best Animation in the international section in becoming Academy® Accredited.

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24 Feb 13 | Screen NSW congratulates winners at the Berlin Film Festival

Screen NSW congratulates the NSW winners at the Berlin Film Festival 2013.

The Rocket won Best First Feature Award at the Berlin Film Festival, the Amnesty International Award across all sections of the festival, as well as the Crystal Bear for Best Film from the Children's Jury in the Generations K-Plus section.
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11 Feb 13 | NSW film and television productions win international honours

NSW screen productions are again in the international spotlight with news of major awards for the film Storm Surfers 3D and two children’s television programs The Adventures of Figaro Pho and Dance Academy.

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  INDIGENOUS NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
25 Feb 13 | NITV job vacancy: Executive Producer, Online

NITV is seeking a talented and driven Executive Producer to lead their Online team.

Please click HERE to view information on how to apply.
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