Reel Connections Film Lab
17 Nov 2012 | Saturday
A public Film Lab for local emerging and professional film industry members to discuss the development, creation and exhibition of culturally diverse content. Through a number of presentations and panels there will be an opportunity to explore the differences in bringing culturally relevant stories to screen and also networking
There will be a focus on engaging with Asia Pacific content and culture with close attention paid to the role story plays in the formation of culturally relevant screen media.
The speakers involved are from a variety of backgrounds including Documentary, Feature Film, Post Production, Screen Studies, Distribution and Exhibition.
12pm OPENING SPEECH: Ben Glass (Griffith Film School)
12:30pm PRESENTATION:Working with China, Chris Carroll (Writer/Producer/Director (Gulliver Media)
1pm PRESENTATION: BEMAC & Reel Connections: Jo Pratt (BEMAC CEO/Executive Producer) & Tim Schultz (Krabi Studios, Producer)
1:30pm PANEL: Asian Australian Film Forum & Network
Dr Indigo Willing (Co-founder and Co-Convener (Cultural and Community Development), AAFFN)
Joy Hopwood (Producer, director, writer, film & TV lecturer)
Dr Sukhmani Khorana (Co-convener (Academic, Film and Media Scholarship), AAFFN)
2:30pm BREAK Tea/Coffee/Food
3pm PANEL: Cultural Content and the Audience
Mike Witt (Director, West End Film Festival)
Gil Scrine (Director, Cinema Ventures / Antidote Films)
Armin Miladi (Director, Iranian Film Festival Australia)
3:45pm PANEL: Getting to the Screen
Chartchai Ketnust (Producer, White Light Studio)
Chayan Sarkar (Founder, Bollywood Dreams)
Kelly O’Rourke (QPIX, CEO)
Supported by BEMAC, Griffith Film School, QPIX, White Light Studio, Krabi Studios, The Planet Spins, Australia Thailand Institute.
Time: 12pm – 5pm (5 hours)
Bookings: BEMAC 07 3391 4433