Posted Thursday 15 Apr 2021
Did you know that the revenue of the international gaming sector is larger than that of the movie and music sectors combined?
We're hearing a lot about the prevalence and success of games – games that are extensions of films and make more $$ than the original film, games festivals where hundreds of people watch gamers compete, games your children use for school...
So, where do you as screen workers fit into this microcosm?
This workshop is part one of a series of two. In this first workshop we will get an overview of New Zealand’s gaming industry, what roles are available, where story fits into the equation and many other useful facts. Part two will cover maximising opportunities to develop games as part of your brand extension.
We bring you a fabulous panel of experts:
Moderator: Aliesha Staples, Managing Director, Staples VR
Members free; non-members $15 – drinks and nibbles included.
RSVP essential – firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 27th May 2020
Location: Click Studios, Building 55, 145 Carrington Road, Mt Albert (south end of the Unitec site).
Time: 6pm for a 6.30pm start
Posted Thursday 08 Apr 2021
How do you make a feature film without formal funding from any of the NZ funding bodies? Come along to this special workshop and hear the tale of these intrepid filmmakers and be inspired!
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!
The Turn Of The Screw had its World Premiere at the 2020 Shanghai International Film Festival, and has garnered a number of official selections and awards overseas, including:
Official Selection: Shanghai International Film Festival 2020, China Golden Rooster Awards 2020 (Chinese Oscars) and Terror In the Bay Film Festival 2020 (Canada)
Winner - Best Picture: Istanbul Film Awards 2020
Winner - Best Horror Film: L’Age d’Or International Arthouse Film Festival 2020
Winner - Best Horror Film: Chicago Indie Film Awards 2020
The Turn of the Screw is a fantastic example of a film that is contained, makes use of the resources available to the filmmakers and targets the budget to the areas that will make the greatest impact so it punches far above its weight. The shoot itself was 10 days and people were paid for their time involved, proving it is possible to do that.
At this workshop we watch the film and then hear openly from the Producers, Director, Actors and HODs in a no-holds-barred Q & A. How did they do it?
For more information on the film and the trailer please see turnofthescrewfilm.com
Members free; non-members $15 (Cash bar, nibbles provided)
RSVP essential to email@example.com
Date: 27th May 2020
Location: The Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road, Miramar
Time: 6pm drinks for a 6.30pm sharp start
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