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FLiCKERFEST 2017 – call for entries

Submissions for FLiCKERFEST International Short Film Festival are closing soon! In 2017, the festival celebrates 26 years of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world across competition and special showcase programmes at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach and national tour. Get your short films in now for FLiCKERFEST 2017! Deadline: Sep 30, 2016. Details: https://flickerfest.com.au/entries/
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IRON SPYDER (Australian Short Film) WORLD PREMIER – FANTASTIC FEST, Austin Texas

IRON SPYDER a short film directed and produced by Melbourne film makers Christopher Mitchell and Yoav Lester will receive its world premiere on September 25 in Austin, Texas, at this years Fantastic Fest, one of the worlds biggest genre film festivals.
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TELEVISION CEO’S CONFIRMED TO SPEAK AT SCREEN FOREVER CONFERENCE

The chief executives of five of Australia’s television networks – Michelle Guthrie, Managing Director, ABC; Michael Ebeid, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, SBS; Peter Tonagh, Chief Executive Officer, Foxtel; Hugh Marks, Chief Executive Officer, Nine Entertainment; and Tim Worner, Chief Executive Officer, Seven West Media; are confirmed to speak at Australia’s premier screen industry conference, SCREEN FOREVER 2016, in a series of one-off In Conversation sessions.
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Small budget no barrier for Port Shorts First Finalist Filmmaker winner, last call for 2016 entries

Port Shorts First Finalist Filmmaker Julian Cullen is proof that all you need is a good idea and the talent to deliver it to audiences on the big screen to launch your career.
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GET FILM FESTIVAL READY WITH SYDNEY FILM SCHOOL’S WRITE A SHORT FILM SHORT COURSE

Sydney Film School has expanded its short course program to include the brand-new screenwriting short course, WRITE A SHORT FILM, designed for anyone who has an interest in writing for the screen, or who may have an idea for a short film. During the intensive six-week evening course from October 4th to November 15th, students will be guided by Sydney Film School's Head of Screenwriting and former Tropfest and Dendy Award winner, Alicia Walsh. Participants will draft their own short film script throughout the course, working through screenwriting components such as; key elements of a narrative, character structure and development, and differences
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Byron Bay Film Festival 2016** (ExtraOrdinary documentary)

ExtraOrdinary (USA, 48 mins) Dir: Mathew Jones
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New Film “I am the Blues” by director Daniel Cross as part of Australian Music Week

As part of Australian Music Week, The Au Review presents a special screening and live soundtrack performance of the new film ‘I am the Blues’ by director Daniel Cross to be hosted at The Brass Monkey, Cronulla taking place on Saturday 5th November - Doors open at 7:00pm. The film explores the roots of Blues through visiting iconic musicians from the genre’s hay day such as; Bobby Rush, Barbara Lynn, Henry Gray, Carol Fran, Little Freddie King, Lazy Lester, Bilbo Walker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, RL Boyce, LC Ulmer, Lil’ Buck Sinegal, many of whom still tour the Chitlin’ Circuit.
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TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES BUNDABERG PROGRAM AS PART OF CRUSH FESTIVAL

Sydney Film Festival’s 2016 Travelling Film Festival returns to Bundaberg as part of Crush Festival, with an impressive selection of international cinema at Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on the 13, 15 & 16 October, 2016. Tickets to Australia’s longest running travelling film festival are on sale now, bringing world class, festival quality cinema to the Wide Bay–Burnett region in Central Queensland. Screening as a part of Bundaberg’s Crush Festival, the program is made up of seven films (six features and one documentary) and includes a special screening of the 1949 film Sons of Mathew, by legendary filmmaker Charles Chauvel. Shot in Queensland, the
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Australian short film World Premiere at VIFF

Tide Director: Alexander von Hofmann 2016, Australia, 11 min. World Premiere When a reckless lawyer upsets the wrong people and is left to die adrift at sea, he must survive the trials of the open ocean and, worse, face his inner demons. A wonderfully tense and brooding tale from VIFF alumni Alex von Hofmann (Tinglewood, VIFF 10, Harvey's Dream, VIFF 15).
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Masterclass with Amiel Courtin-Wilson on Indie Features at Open Channel

Develop and make your indie feature or documentary, and find your personal methodology with the Director Amiel Courtin-Wilson.
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CO-PRODUCTION DEALS SEMINAR

You’re the international Screen Producer of tomorrow. So how do you navigate the world of the co-production?
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