Writer's Room for April

Posted Tuesday 23 Apr 2013

At this month's Script-to-Screen Auckland Writer's Room, two of NZ's most esteemed writers delve into their techniques for developing characters and give their thoughts on what makes great a character.

Join novelist  Lloyd Jones and playwright/screenwriter  Roger Hall as they talk about drawing bold and real characters and taking them where they need to go.

Come early for a drink and complimentary nibbles in the newly opened Sir Paul Reeves building at AUT.

When: Tuesday 30 April, Drinks 7pm, 7.30 start,

Where: Lecture Theatre WG126, Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG Building), 55 Wellesley St, Auckland University of Technology

Cost: $5 koha appreciated.

See the event on our website here

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EX NZFC Head at Aussie Film Conference

Posted Tuesday 23 Apr 2013

A one-day policy conference in Canberra - Jobs, Dollars, Hearts and Minds will feature Dr Ruth Harley, ex CEO of the NZFC and current head of Screen Australia. Dr Harley will chair a panel discussion - Why Does Australian Content Matter? -  on the future for Australian content. Panelists include: Greg Basser (CEO Village Roadshow Entertainment)?David Haslingden (NHNZ and Chairman Channel 9)?Megan Elliott (Director X|Media|Lab)?Kim Dalton (former Director ABC TV) ?Iarla Flynn (Head of Public Policy Google)

The conference hosted by Screen Australia will look at the key issues and opportunities facing screen businesses and Australian content. Industry leaders and decision makers will describe their visions for the future, alongside new audience research and results from the first Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) screen sector survey in six years.

Speakers include Arts Minister Tony Burke, Senator George Brandis and Screen Australia Chair Glen Boreham AM.

More speakers to be announced.

When: Tuesday 18 June 2013?10am for a 10.30am start

Where: Hotel Realm Canberra

Check out the earlybird special - Pay by April 30 and save AUS$175

Tickets are limited and can be purchased here secure.twodeforce.com.au/screen-australia/register