Going global, Australians give up their traditional idea of an effective hustle. Image: Heath Ledger in Ned Kelly.
Bad news if you’re an introvert allergic to mingling. If you want to participate in the screen industry, you’re going to have to get over it. These are collaborative art forms and it’s all about finding the right people to work with. The good news is that networking skills can be learnt and practised and will make every event less terrifying and more fun.