CLOSE UP SESSIONS

By October 19, 2018News

CLOSE-UP SESSIONS WITH:
TIM WHITE, WARWICK THORNTON, BRIAR GRACE-SMITH AND BRITA MCVEIGH

Made possible thanks to South Pacific Pictures.

These special Close Up sessions are practical interactive workshops or intimate conversations between the participants and the guest speaker. To be eligible to book in for Close Up sessions you need to have bought your ticket by 9am Friday 19 Oct. Bookings will open at 3pm Friday Oct 19 and will be taken on a first in first booked basis. Spaces are limited to 15, and each ticket holder cannot attend more than one Close Up. Full information about how to book is below. These sessions are designed to foster your filmmaking craft or career.

CLOSE UP WITH TIM WHITE 
FRIDAY 26 OCT – 11:55AM – 1:05PM
THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED
This session for producers focused on the business of getting feature films off the ground in an increasingly cluttered international marketplace. Tim White is plugged into what’s happening in the global market and who the key players are when it comes to financing your project. He will address current trends and opportunities using his latest project, I AM MOTHER, an AUD13m sci-fi film from first time feature director Grant Sputore, as an example. Participants will be invited to send in a question about their own project and Tim will answer as many as possible.

CLOSE UP WITH WARWICK THORNTON
SATURDAY 27 OCT – 9:00AM – 10:10AM
THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED
As soon as you find your voice, tell the truth.
Non-indigenous filmmakers have been telling screen stories that shape our history. This session is about the truth of storytelling and how important it is, once you have found your voice, to tell the truth to help set history right.

NB: this session will have 25 participants.

CLOSE UP WITH BRIAR GRACE-SMITH
SATURDAY 27 OCT 11:50AM – 1:00PM
THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED
A Workshop for Writers
In this workshop Briar uses discussion and exercises to look at how stories can be found in unexpected places. Participants explore what might seem like mundane moments between characters, and how those small moments can provide power and poignancy.

CLOSE UP WITH BRITA MCVEIGH
SATURDAY 27 OCT 2:00PM – 3:10PM
THIS SESSION IS FULLY BOOKED
Working with curiosity.
If you are interested in working at the edge of yourself, connecting deeply with truth and being able to generate a flow of authentic ideas – then you have no choice but to develop curiosity into a core craft skill. This 70 minute workshop with story and performance specialist, Brita McVeigh, will focus on what can happen if you harness your curiosity inside your work.

 

ALL 2018 SESSIONS ARE FULLY BOOKED