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.

Separate session info and prices below:

SATURDAY JUNE 3RD 2017

Session 1: HINDSIGHT IS 20/20

Five Aussie filmmaker teams who have made big waves in the film industry deliver 20 slides, 20 seconds each, on how they did it. With a range of experience, budgets and film formats, this session is the no-BS guide for the emerging filmmaker to stock up on practical steps and advice for your first big film.

Featuring: Claudia Pickering (Frisky); Sophie Mathisen (A Film Called Drama); Mansoor Noor (Mustafa Needs A Wife); Hannah Barlow (For Now); Danielle RedfordCameron March & Jordan Lynagh (Neon King)

Time: 1pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $15 / $12 students

 

Session 2: THE WIZARDS OF AUS

Huddle around the campfire for stories from our film funding friends. Meet the real people working to get your films in their best shape to be financed and learn how to make them your allies. Ask your burning questions and leave with the answers you need to take the next step to financing your film.

Featuring: Sofya Gollan (Screen NSW), Andrea Ulbrick (Screen NSW), Louise Gough (Screen Australia), Justin Donoghue (Screen Australia)

Time: 3pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $15 / $12 students

 

Session 3: INDUSTRY SPEED DATING

Swing on down to Freshflix for the best date night you’ll have this year. Sparks will fly, matches will be made, conversation will flow… and then be sharply cut off as our DJ changes the love ballad and you change seats to meet a brand spanking new date. Meet fellow filmmakers, industry professionals and financiers and leave with a head buzzing with new ideas, a pocket bursting with new contacts and a heart exploding with new love.

Time: 4.30pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $20 / $17 students

 

Session 4: ECSTATIC CINEMATIC

At the foundation of visual storytelling is the glorious marriage between movement and sound. In celebration of such a marvellous alliance of the senses, we’ve curated the most exciting melting pot of local electronic artists, visual artists and sensory experiences in-between.

Final line up – Anatole (Rory Mckay on visuals), Ross Henry, Sparrows, Patches,
Visual artists – Ella Condon, Vivienne Linsley, Lux Eterna, Tolmie MacRae
Plus short films by Freshflix alumni filmmakers

Time: 7pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: All $20

 

Full Day: ALL 4 SESSIONS

Time: 1pm – 8pm Saturday June 3rd 2017

Tickets: $65 / $50 student

 

SUNDAY JUNE 4TH 2017

Session 5: FRESHFLIX FILM FESTIVAL

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

 

SATURDAY JUNE 3RD + SUNDAY JUNE 4TH 2017 

Full Weekend: ALL DAY SATURDAY + SUNDAY

Time: 1pm Saturday June 3rd – 8pm Sunday June 4th

Tickets: $85 / $65 student

 

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

Tickets

Location

Venue

Address
199 Cleveland Street, Redfern, Sydney, 2016, Australia

Dates

  • Session 1: HINDSIGHT IS 20/20
    3 June 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Session 2: THE 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: ECSTATIC CINEMA
    3 June 2017
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • CANCELLED
    22 May 2017
    2:00 pm
  • Session 5: FRESHFLIX FILM FEST
    4 June 2017
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm