Application deadline 5pm AEST 11th June 2021
Open to early-career screen directors from regional NSW and regional Queensland.
Screenworks, in partnership with the Australian Directors Guild and Linnaeus Estate Education Fund, is offering regionally based screen directors an opportunity to connect with and learn from two of Australia’s most accomplished screen directors in a two-day intensive on the craft of screen directing.
Rowan Woods and Jen Peedom, two of Australia’s most renowned and critically acclaimed screen directors, will be guest tutors at Screenworks’ Directing Intensive in Byron Bay on 22nd and 23rd July 2020. The two directors will advise selected early career regional screen directors on technique, skills and project development for drama and documentary film and television.
Entry to the Screenworks Directing Intensive is by application and is open only to current Screenworks Members. Participants will be selected by a panel including representatives from the ADG, Screenworks and each of the participating state and territory funding bodies.
This is a rare opportunity to connect with and receive advice from prominent Australian screen directors and the Australian Directors Guild.
The cost to selected applicants from regional NSW is $220 inc. GST* which includes tuition and catering. Some travel support grants may be available to selected participants living outside the Northern Rivers region.
*Selected applicants from regional Queensland will have their participant fee and travel costs covered by Screen Queensland.
Eligible Regional Areas
In NSW – Regional areas are defined as all areas in NSW outside the Sydney Metro, Western Sydney and Blue Mountains areas (excluding the ACT).
In Queensland – Regional areas are defined as a resident outside of South East Queensland, being defined as a 100- kilometre radius of the Brisbane or Gold Coast central business district.