2. Kevin Lim and Aaron McLisky: Collaborating With Your DOP

2. Kevin Lim and Aaron McLisky: Collaborating With Your DOP

KEVIN LIM Kevin Lim has been a writer / director in the advertising industry for television commercials and branded content campaigns totalling 30 million views. His short films have played in over 25 international film festivals including Sydney, Palm Springs...

3. Claudia Pickering: How Do They Select Shorts for Festivals

3. Claudia Pickering: How Do They Select Shorts for Festivals

CLAUDIA PICKERING Claudia Pickering is a Sydney-born director, screenwriter, producer and actor whose feature film projects have achieved widespread festival acclaim, including her $5000 directorial debut Frisky which, after a successful release in the US/UK...

4. Shelly Lauman: Directing With No Music

4. Shelly Lauman: Directing With No Music

SHELLY LAUMAN From Sydney, classically trained as an actor in Melbourne at the Victorian College of the Arts, Shelly's filmmaking career is preceded by nearly a decade of of work as an actor and theatre maker on some of Australia's most prestigious stages. In 2015,...

5. Adrian Chiarella: Editor / Screenwriter Turned Director

5. Adrian Chiarella: Editor / Screenwriter Turned Director

ADRIAN CHIARELLA– BIO Adrian Chiarella grew up in Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. His career began editing previsualisation for Baz Luhrmann on the feature film Australia. Following this, he edited short films Ostia: La...

6. Andy Carbone: Actor Decides to Write A Screenplay

6. Andy Carbone: Actor Decides to Write A Screenplay

ANDY CARBONEAndrew Carbone is a Writer/Director originally from Western Queensland, Australia. He began his working life in stock camps mustering and droving cattle on large cattle stations in North Australia’sGulf of Carpinteria and the channel country of Western...

7. Brooke Goldfinch: How to Crowdfund Your Way to Film School

7. Brooke Goldfinch: How to Crowdfund Your Way to Film School

BROOKE GOLDFINCH – BIO Writer and director Brooke Goldfinch was an ABC news reporter in her hometown of Sydney when she decided to drop everything and move to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a filmmaker. She was a scholarship student in NYU’s prestigious...

8. Gareth Davies: What IS a Production Designer

8. Gareth Davies: What IS a Production Designer

GARETH DAVIES – BIO Gareth Davies is a production designer and director whose career started in graphic design, where he designed numerous campaigns for advertising agencies and design studios. He began working in film as a tech advisor on Superman Returns in 2006 and...

10. TJ Power: Trusting Your HODs

10. TJ Power: Trusting Your HODs

    TJ POWER – BIO TJ is a writer/director, actor, & musician from Sydney, Australia. Having graduated from the prestigious acting course at WAAPA in 2008, he has starred alongside Julia Roberts & Javier Bardem in Eat Pray Love and with Deborah...