Applications are now open for 2017 Create NSW Emerging Producer Placement which will reward two applicants with customised six-month paid internships in industry. Create NSW is looking for emerging producers living in NSW from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds that have at least one credit as a producer on a short film or web series to apply for the opportunity.
Lake Macquarie: an unspoiled coastal setting perfect for your next film production
Does your next film or TV series require a lake, beach, or beachside community? Lake Macquarie should be on your radar. Conveniently located just 90 minutes north of Sydney, 10 minutes from Newcastle and 40 minutes from Newcastle Airport, and only 35 minutes from the Hunter Valley wine country; the area has many diverse locations for filming.
Arab Film Festival returns with a program that is as confronting as it is diverse
Now in its 14th year the Arab Film Festival Australia continues to grow and deliver an authentic program that is anything but stereotypical. We spoke with festival Co-Directors, Mouna Zaylah and Fadia Abboud about this year's program and its filmmakers who are taking risks in the rich and rare stories they tell.
It's back! Thousands of film-goers are heading to Bankstown to participate in the cultural experience of the Lebanese Film Festival
Each year, the Lebanese Film Festival Association strives to challenge itself in creating an event that is inspiring, challenging and captures the imaginations of its audience. Ahead of this year’s Festival we spoke with its Director, Camille Lattouf about the line up and the trends he’s noticed in the Lebanese film industry.
Applying to Generate: Emerging Filmmakers Fund (GEFF) with Nicole Coventry and Natalie van den Dungen
Create NSW and SBS will fund up to six short films in the lead up to the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in March 2018, as part of Create NSW’s annual Generator: Emerging Filmmakers Fund (GEFF). As our current round of GEFF closes on Sunday 13 August, we spoke to previous recipients Nicole Coventry and Natalie van den Dungen about their successful application with Sherbert Rozencrantz You’re Beautiful.
CLOSING DATE EXTENDED: Screenability Filmmakers Fund extended to Sunday 20 August
CLOSING DATE EXTENDED: We are calling on emerging filmmakers with disability to apply for a new Screenability Filmmakers Fund which will support three individual projects with $30,000 as well as appoint an Executive Producer to each production.
Fast-track your screen & broadcast career with one of AFTRS 2018 future-focused, industry relevant degree courses. Find out more at AFTRS Open Day this Saturday 12 August or Postgraduate Information Evening on Wednesday 30 August.