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Reel Connections Film Lab

Reel Connections Film Lab

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

Event Snapshot

Dates: Saturday 17 November
Tickets: Free Event
Address: Conference Room, Level 2, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
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