22 Jun 12 | Screen Australia's Ted Hope Producer Internship...
Screen Australia is offering an internship with Ted Hope in New York for a producer at an early stage in their career. Applications close on 22 June.
Ted Hope is one of the most respected and dynamic independent producers in the US. The successful applicant will receive $40,000 from Screen Australia to support their six-month placement working with Ted at his New York-based production company Double Hope Films, commencing in August 2012.
Emerging in the early 1990s with his phenomenal company Good Machine, Ted has remained at the forefront of new technologies, consistently delivering vital and exciting work. He has produced and executive produced over 40 films, including 21 Grams, In the Bedroom, Happiness and American Splendor. More recently he produced Martha Marcy May Marlene, Collaborator and Dark Horse. With a keen eye for strong talent, Ted has 21 ‘first features’ under his belt, including those of Alan Ball, Todd Field, Michel Gondry, Hal Hartley and Ang Lee.
The ideal candidate will have an interest not only in development and production, but also in social media, marketing and distribution. In addition to his busy slate of films, Ted Hope is currently developing new distribution models for independent filmmakers and is considered a leading innovator in this field. The successful applicant stands to gain invaluable skills and experience in numerous areas of the independent film sector in the US.
For more information, visit the Screen Australia website.
20 Jun 12 | World Mountain Documentary Festival applications close...
2012 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai China will be held from July 27 to 29 in Qinghai China. Submissions for the Jade Kuniun Award closes on 20 June.
The festival aims to discover and honour filmmakers around the world who make documentaries about mountains and uplands. Established in 2008, the festival is held every two years. In 2010, the festival received 511 entries from 35 countries and regions.
The competition is divided into three categories: Anthropology, Society and Nature. Cultural, historical, sociological and environmental stories in regions at altitudes above 500m are acceptable.
For more information and to apply visit the Sichuan TV Festival website.
04 Jun 12 | Screen NSW Production Finance Applications Close
Decision to be made at board meeting on 25 July 2012.
For more information visit the Screen NSW Production Finance page.
04 Jun 12 | ATOM Awards Applications Close 4 June
The ATOM Awards recognises excellence in over thirty categories of Film, Television, Animation and New Media. The awards are open to both the Australian and New Zealand education and industry sectors. Students, production companies, independent filmmakers, educational bodies and educational producers can apply.
The ATOM Awards were established in 1982 by Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) – an independent, non-profit association promoting media education and screen literacy in primary, secondary and tertiary education, as well as in the broader community.
The combination of student and professional awards, celebrated together at one gala event each year, not only allows the ATOM Awards to provide early career exposure and experience for emerging professionals, but also provides promotional opportunities for winners and finalists of all ages.
For more information and to enter, visit the ATOM Awards Website.
01 Jun 12 | Nuevo Retro Short Film Competition call for entries
Nuevo Retro Short Film Competition (Yesterday's Tomorrows Today)
A challenge to makers of short films everywhere! An opportunity to honour the great black & white science fiction films of yesteryear screened in conjunction with Con 9 From Outer Space.
14-15 July 2012
Amora Hotel, 649 Bridge Road, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Visit the website for more information: www.con9fromouterspace.com
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Deadline for entries: Friday 1st June 2012
01 Jun 12 | Short Sharp Film Festival Applications Close 1 June
The 2012 Short Sharp Film Fest is is currently accepting entries for this year's festival. Short films must be up to 8 minutes, and not screened before in this festival.
There is a $2,000 cash first prize plus $1,000 cash prize for best animation, and $500 prize for best Mid North Coast film.
The Short Sharp Film Festival Screening will be on 28th July in Coffs Harbour.
For more information and to apply, visit the Short Sharp Film Festival Website.