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AFTRS Concept to Page Workshops

In June AFTRS will present two Concept to Page workshops, at Sydney AFTRS in Fox Studios, Moore Park.
For interstate people there is support for travel and accommodation to attend either of the workshops

For further information or an application form email: [email protected]
or under the Indigenous heading in open programs
or call Pauline Clague 02-9805 6416 Tuesdays or Thursdays.

AFTRS Indigenous Documentary Workshop: Concept to Treatment with Tom Zubrycki
June 19 – 20 (Saturday & Sunday)

Tom Zubrycki is one of Australia’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers who has for the last 30 years mapped Australia’s changing social and political landscape. This course is a practical guide to introduce emerging Indigenous filmmakers to the different approaches and techniques to storytelling within the documentary medium. It will enable participants to take their ‘concept’ to the treatment stage.

May 21 2010

AFTRS Indigenous Genre: Scary/Ghost Stories Workshop:Concept to Page with Stephen Cleary
June 26-27 (Saturday & Sunday)

Do you have a scary story, or ghost story that needs to be told? This workshop is an opportunity to learn the tools to write in this genre.

Internationally renowned script developer Stephen Cleary, will examine the genre of scary stories with an Indigenous twist. Carey Carter, Maori filmmaker, co-creator/writer/director of Mataku(2002), a 13 part Maori Twilight Zone series, will offer the case study for how to get the broadcaster interested.

The workshop will examine traditional Indigenous narratives that have circulated orally for generations and assist in repackaging those stories within generic frameworks associated with the global resurgence of Magic Realism in television and film.

May 28 2010


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