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Three amazing days of festivities and activities
The city of Newcastle is buzzing with excitement This time The Real Film Festival 2013 celebration starts from the 2nd of August till 4th of August. Three days of fun filled festivities and activities initiated by Screen Hunter Central Coast. Originally created to develop the art of show casing real life stories through films, short film competition, workshop development and a collection of short independent and documentary films. Its aim is to raise awareness of international cinemas and the importance of independent films.

For the 2013 Real Film Festival, it will comprised of six thought provoking film premiers, 22 documentaries and short films, 12 industry development work shops, and three short film competition.

2nd of August – (9 – 5PM)
Industry Workshop
Newcastle City Hall
a. Portable filmmaking
b. Sound Design
c. Script Writing
d. Directing
e. Crowd funding
f. Pitching your project
g. Editing
h. Cinematography
i. Acting
j. Special Effects make-up
k. Conceptualisation
l. Panel Discussion

Friday 2nd of August
Opening Night Film and VIP after Party
Tower Cinemas – 183 King Street Newcastle
6:30 PM-Opening Night at Tower Cinemas
On this opening night, through Marilyn Monroe's journals; dubbed the "Blonde Bombshell'' you will get an amazing insight behind the beauty of this brave, multi-talented complex woman.

Marilyn Monroe

9:00PM –VIP After Party at Silo Bar, 18/1 Honeysuckle Drive Newcastle

Saturday - 3rd of August
Feature Films
4PM – Dirty Wars
4:30PM – The Black Fish
6PM – Google and The World Brain
7PM – The Crash Reel
9PM – A Band Called Death
Tower Cinemas – 183 King Street Newcastle
There will also a screening of Short Film Comp winners, then closing night drinks

Sunday - 4th of August
12PM to 4PM
Shorts and Docos
Newcastle Museum Theatrette

Screening of the collection of documentaries and short films presented by the locals, nationals and international film makers.

So get ready for the looming excitement! This year the Real Film Festival will be bigger and better than before; the memories of the stars from yesteryears will dazzle you and hopefully will ignite the creativity within you and participate in this once a year celebration.

While you are at Newcastle, why not spend the day at Honeysuckle Drive, the Hunter's premier waterfront playground. The place is littered with Restaurants, Bars and Café; enjoy the sumptuous food on offer or simply take a stroll around the Harbour.

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Getting there
Newcastle is a 2 hour drive north of Sydney and is easily accessible from F3, Pacific Highway, New England Highway. You can always visit this website for directions to Newcastle

If you are catching a train from Central Station, the trip will approximately take two hours and a half, depending on the time of the day. Return services to Newcastle run frequently. Please check this website or call 131500 for timetables and fares.

Travelling by bus or couch is another option. Newcastle is also serviced by coach companies throughout Australia. For further information visit the Greyhound website here.

Newcastle taxi services operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can choose a sedan, station wagon, wheelchair taxi or a cab that can carry a maximum of 11 people at a time. Bookings can be made by calling 133 30 or on-line at the Newcastle taxis website
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When: From the 2nd of August till the 4th of August
Where: Various location at Newcastle
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Wow, that looks like an very interesting event.
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