Sydney Film School’s Meet The Filmmaker program is a wonderful opportunity for students to meet and learn from some of Australia’s working film professionals. These three hour classes offer insight into the craft, art and Australian industry of film and television. Here’s the lineup for MEET THE FILMMAKER SEM 2, 2016:
Monday 25 July
FILMMAKER – BEN FERRIS – DIRECTOR
Ben will explore the challenges of making cinema outside of the mainstream + offer a sneak of his recently completed feature film.
Monday 1 August
FILMMAKERS – DIRECTOR | WRITER MARC FURMIE & PRODUCER TIM MADDOCKS
The team behind Terminus (2015) talk about collaboration, genre filmmaking, building a career and the high and lows that come with producing and directing.
Monday 8 August
FILMMAKER – KAREN PEARLMAN – WRITER | DIRECTOR | EDITOR
Teacher, author, dancer, writer, scholar, director, and editor Karen Pearlman talks on a wide range of topics – including the role of screen studies in forming a filmmaker’s vision, editing, research and creative development.
Monday 15 August
FILMMAKER – TO BE CONFIRMED…
Monday 22 August
FILMMAKER – BEN OSMO – SOUND
Ben Osmo, sound recordist, mixer and designer talks about audio’s contribution to screen storytelling. His extraordinary credits include Mad Max Fury Road (2015) – for which he was part of the Oscar-winning sound team – Babe (1995) Strictly Ballroom (1992) and the Alien prequel, Covenant (2017).