Big Screen Symposium

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Download a .pdf of the 2016 programme here.

SATURDAY 24th September, 2016

 8:00 AM  Registration – Collect your weekend pass / Coffee cart open on Level 0
 9:00 AM  POWHIRI on Level 1, followed by MORNING TEA on Level 0
 10:00 AM  Keynote address with Heather Rae
 10:50 AM  CHANGEOVER
 11:00 AM  CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
 A. Cinematography Masterclass: Three Elements Make a Film with Christopher Doyle
 B. Masterclass: Screenwriting as Earth Art with Jonathan Raymond
 C. Breaking the Silence with the writers and directors of WARU
 12:15 PM  CHANGEOVER
 12:25 PM  Address: I Didn’t Plan to Come here (And I Ain’t Leavin’) with Christopher Doyle
 1:05 PM  LUNCH
 2:05 PM  NZ On Air announcement and Q&A by Jane Wrightson
 2:35 PM  CHANGEOVER
 2:45 PM  CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
 A. Writing Masterclass with Cate Shortland
 B. Visual Effects Masterclass: Bringing the Virtual to Reality with Joe Letteri
 C. Masterclass: Impact Producing, Marketing & Distribution with Courtney Botfield
 4:00 PM  AFTERNOON TEA
 4:30 PM  In Conversation with Barrie Osborne
 5:30 PM  Networking Drinks at Pullman Auckland
 7:30 PM  Finish

 SUNDAY 25th September, 2016

 8:30 AM  Coffee cart open
 9:00AM  Mini-addresses with Stallone Vaiaoga-Ioasa, Jackie van Beek and Florian Habicht
 9:30AM  CHANGEOVER
 9:40 AM  CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
 A. Interactive Masterclass: Storytelling for the Future with Opeyemi Olukemi
 B. The Makings of Great TV with Cate Shortland & Tony Krawitz
 C. Editing Masterclass: Serious Fun with Simon Price
 D. Case Study: A FLICKERING TRUTH with Pietra Brettkelly
 10:40 AM  MORNING TEA
 11:10 AM  In Conversation with Jonathan Raymond: Wildness, Control & Collaboration
 12:15 PM  Presentation and Q&A with Dave Gibson, NZ Film Commission CEO
 1:15 PM  LUNCH
 2:15 PM  CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
 A. Masterclass: Decolonising the Screen with Heather Rae
 B. Directing Masterclass with Tony Krawitz
 C. Composing Masterclass: Scoring HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE with Luke Buda and Sam Scott
 3:15 PM  CHANGEOVER
 3:25 PM  In Conversation with Cliff Curtis
 4:30 PM  Finish