The Australian film industry is a dynamic, exciting industry to be part of and the Sydney Film School (SFS) is recognised for its strong story-telling and comprehensive hands-on training and high rate of graduate employment. The SFS has launched the careers of some great Australian talent including Gracie Otto (The Last Impresario), Maya Newell (Gayby Baby), Dave Quinn (visual effects editor of Mad Max and Fury Road) and Ana Jimenez (producer/director of The Rocket).
If you're interested in learning more about the Australian film industry and career opportunities, the 21st Sydney Film School Festival is the place to look. As the school celebrates its 10th anniversary, it's opening its doors to those who would like to see what the school has on offer. The Festival will take place over three days, from Tuesday 9 to Thursday 11 December 2014 at the Chauvel Cinemas in Paddington.
The 21st Sydney Film School Festival will include 12 sessions, each showcasing a broad range of films - from documentaries and animation to live action and drama. The Festival will also host the premiere of an international documentary, IN BETWEEN, produced by SFS alumni.
On 11 December 2014, the Festival will finish on a high with a presentation from world-renowned film critic David Stratton. Other VIPs and industry professionals invited include renowned Australian directors Gillian Armstrong, Ray Lawrence, Bruce Beresford, Phillip Noyce, George Miller, Bob Connolly, Philip Hearnshaw, Tom Zubrycki, Gretel Killeen, Wayne Blair, Paul Cox and John Duigan, actors Barry Otto and Matthew Newton, and the former Prime Minister of Australia, Paul Keating, known for his active support of the Arts in Australia.
Whether you're interested in learning more about the SFS and what it has to offer or whether you're a past or present student, current and future filmmaker, a member of the film loving general public or media and industry person, this is the event to share your love of filmmaking and the Australian film industry.
More information about the 21st Sydney Film School Festival and sessions can be found here.