This week in Audio Curios: following the recent split with her real-life partner Chris, actress Angela Bloomfield talks about how the television soap Shortland Street can sometimes mirror reality. Listen here.
Script to Screen and Show Me Shorts Film Festival are now calling for applications for the 2015 Short Film Lab. Successful applicants will be offered a place in a one-day workshop and an opportunity for individual follow-up sessions. Participants in the 2015 Short Film Lab will be mentored by experienced industry practitioners who have excelled in short filmmaking.
Previous mentors have included Jackie van Beek (THE INLAND ROAD, UPHILL, GO THE DOGS), Jake Mahaffy (FREE IN DEED, WELLNESS, A.D. 1363, THE END OF CHIVALRY) and Shuchi Kothari (FIRAAQ, APRON STRINGS, COFFEE AND ALLAH). A full list of 2015 mentors will be announced soon. Watch this space!
Six writers (or writer/directors) will be selected to workshop their short film ideas (or short film scripts) during the full-day lab hosted by the University of Auckland on Saturday 7th November 2015.
Those selected can come on their own or bring up to two key creative collaborators with them. Thanks to the support of the New Zealand Film Commission and the Screen Production programme at the University of Auckland, participation in the Short Film Lab is free for all selected applicants (including lunch) and travel grants are available for successful applicants who reside out of Auckland.
The application deadline is midnight, Thursday 24th September 2015.