Deb Richards, CEO Ausfilm

Friday September 6:  Connecting Locals with Internationals The Australian film and television industry revolves around connections.  Success or otherwise in this industry frequently depends on the partnerships you’ve struck both creatively and financially. Ausfilm, which has offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, is a unique Australian industry-government partnership which connects the international film community with Australia’s screen talent, incentives and facilities.  […]

Genevieve Bailey, Filmmaker

Genevieve Bailey, Filmmaker

Friday August 30: The Ins and Outs of Self Distribution with I Am Eleven’s Genevieve Bailey You could be forgiven for suspecting that Genevieve Bailey was born with a camera, not just in her hand but as part of it. This isn’t so much because she started making films at the tender age of eight but because she has […]

David Hannam, Writer

Friday On My Mind August 23:  Screenwriting & Hollywood Showrunning – David Hannam Any new writer wanting to carve a career in film and television is likely to be wondering how to get started and what practices they might adopt when they do. Writer, David Hannam, has more than a few observations to share and his views bear his varied […]

Jason Stephens, Creative Director, FremantleMedia

Friday On My Mind August 16:  FremantleMedia’s Creative Director:  Jason Stephens – Realising ideas Creative Director of FreemantleMedia, Jason Stephens, has had an illustrious career in television, overseeing some of Australia’s most lauded comedy, dramas and factual series including AFI-winning The King, critically acclaimed Killing Time, Logie Award-winning Choir of Hard Knocks and the recent […]