our friends at Metro Screen are holding the following (free) event which may be of interest to our membership:
*Metro Screen Open House – funding and course information night*
Wednesday 16 January, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, RSVP online.
Find out about our new development and funding programs; Breaks funding:
Story to Screen, Digital Kitchen interactive fund and the revamped
Certificate IV in Screen and Media.
Full description of event:
6.00pm – 7.00pm.
Breaks funding: Story to Screen for six short films up to 10 minutes across
drama, documentary, animation and experimental, plus three story based
projects created for online or small screen delivery. The program includes
development workshops, equipment subsidies and cash support with a focus on
getting stories from script to screen. Applications close 7 February,
Digital Kitchen. Cash grants for three to five emerging developers to
mature their interactive projects beyond concept stage to a ‘ripe for
investment’ or market ready level. Producers with projects that offer a
rich interactive experience for audiences and users are encouraged to
apply, applications close 8 February 2013.
7.00pm – 8.00pm.
Certificate IV in Screen and media full time and part time. Learn hands-on
skills with a view to opening doors to employment in the industry. Includes
three real productions – including a chance to make your own short film
with a focus on storytelling, character and dialogue. Early bird discounts
save you hundreds and ends 25 January.
Talk with graduates, successfully funded filmmakers and multiplatform
practitioners along with the staff who coordinate these programs.
A selection of works will also be screened.
Paddington Town Hall, Cnr Oxford St & Oatley Rd, Paddington