schizy week mojo film festival

Schizy Week Mojo Film Festival

Schizy Week aims to enable people with personal stories of mental illness/recovery, with an authentic joyful arts experience that helps tell our stories in mature, respectful art spaces

Melbourne (Jun 10, 2020)

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Great night at Mojo last night! Eleven brilliant new short films by local creatives plus a fantastic panel of very clever Aussie directors making film about mental health. Here's Mojo fimmaker and Schizy member Sean Wass with Darius Devas, Ben Steel and Caroline Bowditch (Arts Access Victoria) moderator. Upload your photos!
The awesome Sarah Barton at the Mojo film classes today. This is not therapy people!!
Identify with recovering mental health? Want to make short films about it? Class starts next Monday in South Melbourne - facilitated by the amazing Sarah Barton. Send me your EOI or to schizyinc(at) :)
Get your EOI in now
The BEST show in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Produced and supported by Schizy Inc members, Heidi Everett and Sandy Jeffs.
What's your 'Hero's Journey'?
12 GUIDELINES: 1. - Films need to be around 3 minutes or shorter. 2 -This year's theme is 'The Hero's Journey'. Express your journey through mental health/related stories with a positive message or ending etc. 3 - filmmakers must be sensitive to PTS triggers - much of the Mojo audience will have c-PTS. You can notion to trigger'y themes, but please look after your audience (don't leave them shocked or saddened). 4 - Footage to be in highest quality you can manage and in LANDSCAPE mode (phone on side) 5 - sound and audio must be clear. Watch for wind or background noises. *Video and audio can seem fine on a phone, but once things are blown up to screen size, little things like a shaky camera and wind in the mic or background traffic will actually be painful to the audience. Put headphones on to listen for gnarly sounds. TIP: Use a LAPEL mic if recording someone speaking while being filmed. 6 - PG or G rating 7 - film must be written and directed by person with lived experience of schizophrenia or other mental health reality. Producer and crew doesn't need to identify. 8 - entries close first week May 2019. 9 - fillmmakers can be first timers through to professional. 10 - all music must be licensed by the owner. 11 - entry is free. 12 - have fun.
Do you have a 'Hero's Journey' to tell about mental health? Make a short film for Mojo Film Festival 2019 to be screened at Melbourne Town Hall on World Schizophrenia Day 24 May. Free entry
Heidi with Steph filmaker
Duncan Cameron, Helen Morris
Deb Carlon, Maggie Toko VMIAC
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