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October 1, 2018

JO PORTER DELIVERS CASE STUDY: PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

Jo Porter is Fremantle’s Director of Drama. She will share her experience developing, producing and selling six part Australian television series PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK. The series has attracted world-wide attention with…
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September 26, 2018

ANTONY ELWORTHY & RACHEL LARSEN DELIVER STOP MOTION MASTERCLASS

World-leading animators Antony Elworthy and Rachel Larsen will present a very special stop motion masterclass at BSS. Antony was lead animator on Wes Anderson’s ISLE OF DOGS and Tim Burton's…
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September 25, 2018

WARWICK THORNTON JOINS US AT #BIGSCREEN18

Warwick Thornton is an internationally-esteemed director, screenwriter, documentary maker and cinematographer. Warwick’s debut feature SAMSON AND DELILAH premiered in competition at Cannes in 2009 winning the coveted Caméra d'Or, and his most…
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September 19, 2018

ANNA DEAN TALKS CONTENT MARKETING

Not everyone can turn online buzz into real-world results, and vice versa. Anna Dean can. Anna will deliver key new learnings about changes to audience engagement. Anna has been on a journey from…
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September 19, 2018

WANURI KAHIU DELIVERS KEYNOTE

Part of the new generation of African storytellers, Wanuri Kahiu’s stories and films have received international acclaim and screened in film festivals around the world. Her second feature film, a queer love story,…
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September 12, 2018

DAVID LOWERY JOINS US FOR #BIGSCREEN18

Don’t miss award-winning filmmaker David Lowery whose film work spans low-budget indie to studio, including ST. NICK, AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, Disney live action remake PETE’S DRAGON and A GHOST…
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September 12, 2018

ANNA SERNER DELIVERS KEYNOTE 

CEO of the Swedish Film Institute, Anna Serner, led the international charge for gender equality in the film industry with a courageous target: 50% of their films would be written,…
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August 20, 2018

THIS YEARS THEME

The theme of BSS 2018 Tuning into the Zeitgeist explores the forces that influence us both collectively and alone. How do the characteristics of our age and the politics of…
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August 20, 2018

AUT JOINS US

AUT JOINS US & MAKES ASB WATERFRONT THEATRE BIG SCREEN SYMPOSIUM'S 2018 HOME After six amazing years, it is time for a change. Thanks to our new Event Partner, Auckland University of Technology, the beautiful…
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August 15, 2018

PODCASTS 2016 & 2017

PODCASTS ARE HERE Gear up for 2018 by listening to sessions you loved or wish you'd got to in 2016 & 2017. Check out our new podcast channel here, and…
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