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Free Family Flicks and Summertime Cinema at Darling Harbour

Free Family Flicks and Summertime Cinema at Darling Harbour

Little Darlings Night Owls Kid’s Film Festival returns to nest at the Village Green Darling Quarter these summer holidays for 17 nights of free outdoor cinema.
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GIRL POWER! St Kilda Film Festival’s Top 100 boasts increased Female finalist numbers

St Kilda Film Festival begins on May 19th and this year Australia's Top 100  boasts an increased number of female finalists.  According to the Centre for the study of Women in Television and Film, in the 2015-2016 film season, Overall, women accounted for 25% of directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, and cinematographers in independent film. With approximately 32 Female Directors and approximately 49 Female Producers involved in this year’s Top 100 Films, it is a year to celebrate the creativity of these very talented Women.  For the second year, the magnificent St Kilda Town Hall will be transformed into a state-of-the-art, purpose-built cinema to host Australia’s top 100 short films, music
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AFTRS LAUNCHES ‘BLACK SHOT’ TALENT LAB TO DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION OF INDIGENOUS CINEMATOGRAPHERS

BLACK SHOT, a lab intensive for emerging Indigenous cinematographers, is underway at AFTRS this week. AFTRS has invited nine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cinematographers to participate in BLACK SHOT - two from Alice Springs, one from Broome, one from Perth, one from Townsville, one from Brisbane, one from Sydney and two from Yirrkala in the Northern Territory. Three of those selected are women. “The workshop aims to develop the cinematography skills of emerging Indigenous cinematographers who have demonstrated ability and willingness to pursue opportunities to develop their craft,” said Kyas Sherriff, Head of the AFTRS Indigenous Unit. As well
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Roadshow Entertainment To Release Titles in 4K Ultra HD From May 18

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, THE LEGO MOVIE, AND SAN ANDREAS WILL BE THE FIRST ROADSHOW ENTERTAINMENT TITLES AVAILABLE ON 4K ULTRA HD WITH HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE.
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ACMI presents Little Big Shots Film Festival 2016

ACMI presents Little Big Shots Film Festival 2016 Friday 1 to Sunday 10 July 2016 (Opening Gala 1 July) acmi.net.au/little-big-shots-2016   #ACMILBS
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CANNES COURT METRAGE ACCEPTS “ABERRATION” AT 69th CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

DIRECTED BY KATE REES DAVIES 5TH CONSECUTIVE SHORT FILM AT CANNES
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SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GOURMET CINEMA EVENT

Ants On A Shrimp: Noma in Tokyo + The Bridge Room Tickets are now on sale for Sydney Film Festival’s Gourmet Cinema film and restaurant pairing event, or film only screening. For two nights only, gourmands can catch the premiere of documentary Ants On A Shrimp: Noma in Tokyo, where celebrity chef René Redzepi shuts up his acclaimed Copenhagen restaurant, Noma (ranked the best restaurant in the world four times), and heads to Japan to craft a locally inspired 14-course. Noma’s advance guard arrive at Tokyo’s Mandarin Oriental and set up shop in an uninspiring underground kitchen. Deliberately out of their
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Oscar Is Calling: Learn How To Make A Film From Start To Finish For FREE

The St Kilda Film Festival Filmmaker Development program is designed to provide not just an overview on a variety of filmmaking topics, but also dig a little deeper with some tailored and skill based workshops. You will go in as an amateur and come out as pro!  The 2016 Festival’s Filmmaker Development program is the most ambitious to date. The FREE program kicks off with The Big Picture, a full day of panels and workshops scheduled for Saturday 21 May. This day is complemented by a suite of forums and networking events running throughout the week. Movie lovers and Filmmakers at every stage of their
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ACMI presents SCORSESE Film and Public Programs

ACMI presents SCORSESE Film and Public Programs Book at acmi.net.au/scorsese or call 03 8663 2583
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SUE BROOKS AND JOHN HUGHES TO BE PRESENTED WITH LIFETIME MEMBERSHIPS AT THIS WEEK’S ADG AWARDS

The Australian Directors Guild Awards take place this Friday at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne and the ADG have announced that this year they will present Sue Brooks and John Hughes with prestigious LifetimeMemberships. “Both John Hughes and Sue Brooks have been long time supporters of the ideals and principles of the Australian Directors Guild. Both have served on boards at varying stages of their careers," said Kingston Anderson CEO of the ADG. “It is for this reason that the ADG wants to recognise this dedication and support with Lifetime Memberships.” “It is great that our two lifetime memberships are being given to
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