to Jul 27

Screen Makers Conference - ADELAIDE

The Screen Makers Conference is the leading event for emerging and early-career screen content makers across Australia.

Now in its fifth year, the conference brings together Australia’s writers, directors, producers and other screen creatives to share knowledge, connect with the industry, and pitch projects to the national marketplace.

The Screen Makers Conference 2019 program features leading screen practitioners and decision-makers working in film, TV, documentary and online, in speaker sessions, industry roundtables, and one-on-one pitching opportunities.

Over two days at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema, delegates from across the country will hear from accomplished writers, directors and producers, and network with broadcasters, distributors, international sales agents, producers and leading production companies keen to connect with industry talent.


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to Aug 23

Natalie Miller Fellowship - Applications close - AUSTRALIA

The Natalie Miller Fellowship invites women in the Australian screen industry to apply for its annual grant of up to $20,000. Our mission is to inspire female leadership and this grant is designed to recognise, nurture and empower the next generation of female leaders in the screen industry.

Applications are open to all women in the screen industry across all fields, from production to exhibition, broadcast, distribution and post-production services. The Fellowship will support those seeking financial assistance in pursuing professional development through attachments, internships, secondments, travel, and other means.

Past recipients of the Natalie Miller Fellowship have included Miriam Katsambis (Legal Counsel, Entertainment One FIlms AUNX), Kristy Matheson, (Director of Film Programs, ACMI), Rachel Okine (Vice President, Acquisitions at STXInternational), Harriet Pike (Head of Production & Development, WildBear Entertainment), Rebecca Hammond(Post Production Manager, Beyond Productions), Courtney Botfield (Film Distribution and Marketing Consultant/Producer) and Sasha Close (Film Programming Manager, Wallis Cinemas). Find out more about our past recipients, and how the Fellowship has impacted their careers, here.

Applications for the current Natalie Miller Fellowship close at midnight Friday 23 August 2019. 

For guidelines and to apply online visit our website 


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to Jul 19

Media & Entertainment Tech Expo - SYDNEY

WIFT Australia is proud to be a supporter of the upcoming Media + Entertainment Tech Expo (METexpo). Focusing on all aspects of the “creation, distribution and consumption” of media, entertainment and technology, METexpo brings the media industry together once again for its industry recognised Conference and Exhibition, held 17-19 July 2019 at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour.


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10:00 AM10:00

WIFT WA at Revelation Film Festival - PERTH

Workshop: Preparing for Intimacy Scenes

Back by popular demand! How do you navigate intimate and sexual scenes in film and television
shoots whilst maintaining a safe working environment?

Following the recent changes to the Screen Australia code of conduct and the continued development of the #metoo movement, preventing sexual harassment and providing a safe work environment is essential on film and television shoots.

Actors, directors, producers, writers and crew are invited to learn best practice approaches to intimacy, simulated sex scenes, and nudity. This one and a half hour specialist workshop will demonstrate how you can use a simple and effective process to rehearse any intimate scene.

The workshop will be run by WIFT WA co-founder, casting director, acting coach and intimacy co-ordinator, Annie Murtagh-Monks (Last Train to Freo, Drift, The Heights).

Event Details:
Location: SAE
Date: Saturday 6th July 2019
Duration: 3 hours (10am - 1pm)
Estimated Attendance: 20
Ticketing: $30 per person, $25 for WIFT members (email info@wiftwa.org.au for code)
Link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCSDR

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6:00 PM18:00

WIFT WA - Annual General Meeting - PERTH

WIFT WA’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday May 30th at 6pm. This is an opportunity to make an impact on the organisation and industry by joining the committee.

If you would like to be part of the WIFT WA committee for 2019 - 2020 please email info@wiftwa.org.auand nominate yourself for one of the positions below. At the AGM WIFT WA members will then vote in the 2019 - 2020 committee.

We are putting the call out for our members to nominate themselves for the following positions:
Vice President
1. Committee Member
2. Committee Member
3. Committee Member
4. Committee Member
5. Committee Member
6. Committee Member

The official duties of the committee members will be decided post AGM with the new committee. Term commitment is for a year and members who wish to continue a second term need to nominate themselves and be voted in the following year.

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM and thank you for your support.
Please RSVP via the link: https://www.trybooking.com/BCKYV

Send all nominations in by Monday 20th of May to info@wiftwa.org.au.

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6:00 PM18:00

Pulse Q&A with Director Stevie Cruz-Martin - PERTH

PULSE Director, producer and cinematographer Stevie Cruz-Martin will conduct a special Q&A screening with Annie Murtagh-Monks, casting director & Pulse Executive Producer.

Mixing sexuality and teen angst with an undercurrent of sci-fi, this bold fantasy follows a gay disabled teen who undergoes a mysterious procedure that gives him the body of a young able-bodied woman in order to pursue his love object.

WINNER: Busan Bank Award, Busan International Film Festival.
Nominated: Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film AACTA Awards (Daniel Monks)

Wednesday 29 May at Luna Leederville, drinks from 6.00pm, 6.30pm film start.
Book your tickets here.

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9:00 AM09:00

Making It Possible - DUBBO

WIFT NSW presents Raising Films Australia’s latest initiative, the “Making It Possible” Pilot Program. The pilot program is a free one day course with follow-up mentorship, to be held in city and regional locations across New South Wales, in Sydney, Penrith, Byron Bay, Dubbo and Bega. 

The Sydney and Penrith, Bega & Byron Bay courses have now completed. The call out for Dubbo is now open with places available for up to 15 women in each course location. Applications close on 3 May for Dubbo.  Submit your application here.

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5:30 PM17:30

Celebrating Creative Women - MELBOURNE

Held in partnership with Holding Redlich, this event will celebrate the success of female creative leaders as we discuss how to facilitate connections between the corporate and creative industries. It is a must for any corporate interested in the arts or any individual interested in celebrating, supporting and learning from these successes. Exclusive to WIFT VIC members. For further information email chai@holdingredlich.com

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