Real Film Festival

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Newcastle (Nov 6-7 + 13-14 + 20-21, 2020)

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Toni Collette’s directorial debut, an animated series based on The Sapphires and a Shakespeare-inspired anthology are among the 42 projects to recently share in $1.4 million of development funding from Screen Australia. http://ow.ly/OxyJ50AVXWH
Samuel Goldwyn Films maintains the faith in Australian cinema. President Peter Goldwyn explains the long-term commitment to Australian cinema .... "Simple answer is the quality of the pictures." http://ow.ly/Kbv250APRHj
SCREEN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION IN ENTERPRISE FUNDING FOR 15 PROJECTS http://ow.ly/TID150AJJ7z
FOR THE FASHION LOVERS House of Cardin This documentary explores Pierre Cardin’s life from his family’s escape from fascism during the second world war in Italy, becoming a male model and of course, opening his own fashion house before essentially creating mod chic. http://ow.ly/hqNh50AFLP1
An international story that just happens to be set in Newcastle. The Scott Sisters of Ash Island is a story about Survival, Loss, Family, Art, Science and Conservation. A story of two teenage sisters ignoring obstacles and turning the science world on its head at a time when women couldn’t study science. The Scott Sisters of Ash Island can be viewed here, together with the Star Riot Hotel and the BHP Newcastle http://ow.ly/qs2Y50AGQ7I
While most actors around the world are having an enforced rest due to the pandemic, Zac Garred is in demand. After shooting the horror film The Seance in Pennsylvania, the LA-based actor is heading to Montana next week for the drama Zero Road. http://ow.ly/bonH50ADFfp
SCREEN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES $6 MILLION FOR 6 PROJECTS Screen Australia has announced two feature films, a television series, two children’s dramas and an online project that will share in $6 million of production funding. http://ow.ly/lqJv50AwkCB
NAVA and Art Month Sydney have reinvigorated the Artists’ Benevolent Fund to make funds available for disaster and emergency visual arts practice recovery at this difficult time. Donate: https://www.paypal.com/au/fundraiser/charity/3504733?utm_source=MASTER+List+-+Email+Subscribers+%2B+Members&utm_campaign=b587affe97-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_05_25_03_26_COPY_03&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0001b90ee5-b587affe97-76445949 Creative Partnerships Australia is generously matching all donations up to $110K until June 30. They are seeking donations from people who are passionate about making sure that Australia’s visual artists survive and thrive in their artistic practices, as they seek to deal with experiences beyond their control that can so tragically end careers.
$30,000 ASIAN STORIES THREE-MINUTE FILM COMPETITION HAS ARRIVED It’s time to let your imagination run free! AIDC and the Judith Neilson Institute today launched the Asian Stories Three-Minute Film Competition. The winning team will receive $30,000 to make a short film designed to showcase journalism in and about Asia. - http://ow.ly/PLDp50AaLei The call for submissions will be open until 23:59 (AEST) Wednesday 8 July 2020.
Since 2014, Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub has provided a support structure for choreographers, dance and multi-disciplinary artists to develop their practice and gain skills. DONATE NOW - http://www.catapultdance.com.au/donate/ SO CATAPULT CAN CONTINUE TO CREATE
COVID represents a unique threat to Australian production businesses and workers. As Australian producers and screen professionals face unprecedented upheaval, SPA will strive to provide members with the most up to date information, resources and advice. http://ow.ly/Prhn50zYl52
The Real Film Festival 2020 Friday 6 November – Saturday 21 November 2020 We are pleased to announce the Real Film Festival moves online in 2020. Join the RFF online community to participate in workshops, view the latest ‘real’ films, and see who takes out this years’ Short Film Competition! http://ow.ly/DvQB50zRZ7t