CINEMART WORKSHOP SERIES @ Darwin International Film Festival 2014



In a series of panels and workshops throughout the day on Sunday, filmmakers and enthusiasts will hear and learn about, and experience filmmaking firsthand.

When 11:15am-4:00pm, Sunday 21 September
Where: Brownsmart Duration 4.8 hrs
Price $15/$10 (Concession, Darwin Film Society & FATANT members) Entry covers all activities for the day from 11.15am onwards. BUY TICKETS HERE:

9.30am-11.00am Single Shot Cinema Workshop
Learn the distinctive approach to filmmaking – “Single Shot Cinema” (SSC) – a method of film shooting developed by Leonard Retel Helmrich, where a scene is filmed in a single shot.
Due to limited space, tickets to this workshop must be reserved

11:15am-12:00pm Cinema Tech
A hands on session with some of the newest digital cameras and video technology being used by the film and video professionals in the Top End. Come and see the EPIC RED in action, check out a 360° GO PRO camera setup and more.

12:30-1:00pm Animation techniques with Huni Bolliger
Come and see a special preview new Cyclone Tracy feature documentary BLOWN AWAY (Dir: Danielle McLean) and a behind the scenes look at motion graphics created by local multi-award animator Huni Bolliger.

1:00pm-2.00pm In Development Showcase
Focussing on emerging producers and new feature length documentary projects currently in production, come and see previews of some of the most interesting new projects being created in the Top End and hear from their Directors and Producers about insights into their creative process. Featuring Emma Masters (Spirits in the Stone), Andrew Hyde/ Kristy O’Brien (Cattle Scars), and more to be confirmed.

2:00-2:40pm Screenwriting for film and television
with Steven MacGregor
A special Q&A discussion with multi-award winning NT writer/director Steven MacGregor (Croker Island Exodus, Big Name No Blanket, Redfern Now) talking about techniques and advice for writing screenplays and documentary scripts.

2:45pm-3:15pm Q&A with guest filmmaker Kasimir Burgess
Special Q&A with short form to feature filmmaker Kasimir Burgess joining us following the premiere of his feature film FELL at Darwin International Film Festival.

3:30-4:30pm Panel Discussion: SCREEN FUTURES
What is the future of the screen industry in the Top End? What are the ways that we can inspire more projects and generate more activity in the screen industry? Featuring: Penelope McDonald (Director of Screen Territory), Dr Aurora Scheelings (Charles Darwin University), Andrew Hyde (Film & Television Association of the NT)
Facilitated by: Timothy Parish

The Darwin Film Society is proud to be supporting these workshops, panels and presentations in partnership with the Film and Television Association of the NT (FATANT), and with support from other sponsors including Charles Darwin University.

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