National Film Festival: starting one from scratch Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Life Extra-terrestrial life onboard the International Space Station breed a familiar but tense and engaging sci-fi thriler. The Odyssey Jacques-Yves Cousteau's life and work inspires an episodic biopic boosted by stunning underwater cinematography. Ladies in Black - triumph of the veterans Bruce Beresford is like a great rock standing in some uncharted sea, looming out of the mist to awe passing mariners. Now he wants to make another comedy. The Eagle Huntress A girl dreams of chasing her eagle-training, fox-hunting dream, and a filmmaker turns her tale into a standard documentary. (Premium content) Premium content Cerise Howard Friday 6 June, 2014 Cerise Howard explains how and why she is developing the Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia as a labour of love. This content is only available to members of ScreenHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ScreenHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the screen sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the film and television industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest screen community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian screen community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Cerise Howard is the Artistic Director of the Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia. A freelance writer and peregrine film critic, she can regularly be heard waxing critical on “Plato’s Cave” and “SmartArts” on Melbourne radio station 3RRR.