Freshflix Emerging Filmmakers’ Conference

After a massive debut year of four seasons and seven unique events, Freshflix independent short film festival is teaming up with Vivid Ideas to present their first Emerging Filmmakers Conference, dishing up two jam-packed days of workshops, panels, screenings, performances and industry speed dating to arm filmmakers in their first five years of making with the practical skills, advice and networks they need to get a kick start in the industry.

 

SATURDAY JUNE 3RD 2017

Session 1:

Filmmaker Pecha Kucha & Q&A

Hear from a range of Aussie filmmakers who’ve just cracked the industry with practical examples and advice on how they did it, including Director Claudia Pickering who has just had her $5K feature film Frisky distributed in the US; Hannah Barlow & Kane Senes, the team behind the $25K feature For Now; talking about her latest feature Drama; Danielle Redford & Cameron March whose $8K short film Neon King featured at Cannes Film Festival.

Time: 1pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $15 / $12 students

 

Session 2:

Wizards of Aus: Insight & advice from people behind the system

An industry panel and Q&A giving practical steps and advice from the people behind Screen Australia, Screen NSW, commissioners and distributors on how to get into the system and make film funders your allies.

Time: 3pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $15 / $12 students

 

Session 3:

Industry Speed Dating

The ultimate networking session for hungry filmmakers. Get up and personal with leaders in the film industry including filmmakers, screening bodies, distributors and others who are making things tick.

Time: 4.30pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $20 / $17 students

 

Session 4:

Live Film Scoring Battle

Can a horror film be turned into a rom-com? See your favourite local musicians go head to head as they battle it out to bring films to life with an interactive, live soundtrack.

Time: 6pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $25 / $20 students

 

 

SUNDAY JUNE 4TH 2017

Session 5:

Fake it til you make it workshop

Practical steps for the emerging filmmaker to go from amateur to professional in a day. Participants will walk away with new headshots, a bio, website, business cards, an industry-style resume, a tax & accounting for newbies rundown, and practical steps to take to make themselves known in the industry.

Time: 2pm Sunday June 4th 2017

Tickets: $40 / $35 students

 

Session 6:

Freshflix Short Film Festival: Winter 2017

With a usual dose of live music & art, good food and good films, the new season of Freshflix Film Festival is set to be our biggest and best yet. Committed to screening the best of Aussie and international talent (including 70% local Aussie films), Freshflix appeals to everyone from diehard film buffs to your best mate who’s never even heard the term short film.

Time: 6pm Sunday June 4th 2017

Tickets: $25/$20 students

 

 

Giant Dwarf is a licensed venue. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Event Details

  • Session 1: Filmmaker Pecha Kucha & Q&A
    3 June 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Session 2: Wizards of Aus
    3 June 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Session 3: Industry Speed Dating
    3 June 2017
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Session 4: Live Film Scoring Battle
    3 June 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Session 5: Fake it til you make it workshop
    4 June 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Session 6: Freshflix Short Film Festival: Winter 2017
    4 June 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tickets

Price Qty*
Sat June 3 - Session 1 - Standard $15.00
Sat June 3 - Session 1 - Concession $12.00
Sat June 3 - Session 2 - Standard $15.00
Sat June 3 - Session 2 - Concession $12.00
Sat June 3 - Session 3 - Standard $20.00
Sat June 3 - Session 3 - Concession $17.00
Sat June 3 - Session 4 - Standard $25.00
Sat June 3 - Session 4 - Concession $20.00
Sun June 4 - Session 5 - Standard $40.00
Sun June 4 - Session 5 - Concession $35.00
Sun June 4 - Session 6 - Standard $25.00
Sun June 4 - Session 6 - Concession $20.00
Prices shown do not include booking fees, which will be added on checkout
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