SAE Brisbane Film Masterclass

Thursday, July 7 2022 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, July 7 2022 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Film Masterclass at SAE Brisbane

Are you an emerging filmmaker looking to break into the short film industry? Don't miss this exclusive masterclass at SAE Brisbane.

The Masterclass content is brought to you and presented by Flickerfest's very own Bronwyn Kidd, Flickerfest Short Film Festival Director. Bronwyn will be joined by special guest filmmakers, who have forged successful careers within the film industry and will share their tips & advice to being successful in the Film Industry.

What you will learn:

Learn about the festival circuit How they work, what they are looking for and why you should get involved
Learn about the power of the short film Why short films are in such demand
Learn from the professionals Listen to and meet the industry professionals as they share their insights
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Join us at the West End campus, as we host prominent industry experts that will share their knowledge and give advice on how to get your big break into the world of short films. 

Date: Thursday 7 July 2022
Time: 5PM – 7PM (AEST)

**Please note that this event has a LIMITED CAPACITY. Each person will need to be registered individually. ***


SAE Brisbane offers Bachelor, Associate Degree, and Diploma programs across Animation, Audio, Design, Film, Games, and Music. With unique learning practices and fantastic career opportunities, come find out why SAE is the creative community for you!



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Amelia Paxman, filmmaker Amelia is an award-winning filmmaker with broadcast success on ABC TV and screenings at domestic and international film festivals. Her film Lost Contact won an Australian Directors Guild award as well as the Academy Award qualifying Best Documentary award at St Kilda Film Festival.
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Jaina Kalifa, documentary filmmaker Jaina Kalifa is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in Brisbane, Australia. His documentaries have been screened in film festivals around Australia and overseas and have been broadcast internationally. His last film 'Happy Android' premiered at Hot Docs 2019 in Toronto and won a number of awards on the festival circuit before being broadcast on ABC TV’s Compass program. He is currently developing his first feature documentary.
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Bronwyn Kidd, Flickerfest Short Film Festival Director Bronwyn will share her expertise and some of her favourite classic Flickerfest shorts with aspiring and established filmmakers alike. Bronwyn will cover a range of topics including

* What makes a short film irresistible to Oscar-qualifying film festivals?
* Should you target the Australian or International film circuit?
* What are big Australian festivals looking for?
* Targeting the smaller festivals – why would you do it?
* How to get your film out beyond festivals and make money through distribution of your short
* What you need to know to make your film market-ready

SAE continues to undertake Government advice regarding COVID-19. Attendance at this on-campus event will be strictly limited and SAE will adhere to the social distancing restrictions in line with National and State-based government regulations.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and reduced capacity you must register for the event at SAE in order to attend. We ask that you bring no more than one guest with you to the event and they must also register.

Your registration to attend is your agreement to the SAE Physical Distancing Agreement conditions.

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  • All guests will sign in upon arrival and adhere to SAE’s COVID safe plan.

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