APPLY NOW TO THE WOMEN IN SCREEN WORKSHOP
Applications for the second annual Women in Screen Workshop are now open, which will take place virtually via zoom in November and December 2020 for emerging filmmakers. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The objective of the program builds on the Screen Forum’s core mission to promote the screen arts by connecting Australian film, television and digital screen practitioners to their U.S or international counterparts in order to achieve broader progress of their respective screen works on the global stage.
Sixth Annual Writers Lab Launches
The Writers Lab, a script development lab for women over 40 presented by New York Women in Film & Television, has launched its sixth annual program. Supported by Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Oprah Winfrey, the lab will help 12 participants work on their scripts with mentors including Anne Carey, Susan Cartsonis, Shruti Ganguly and former Focus Features exec Jamie Zelermyer.
Congratulations to the selected filmmakers and industry mentors! See the full list of participants at the link below:
The Screen Forum & Screen Australia Back a Spotlight on Australia Program at IFP Week 2020
The Australian International Screen Forum and Screen Australia joined forces to showcase Australia as a filmmaking destination and highlight Australia’s Indigenous storytelling as part of IFP Week 2020 in New York, which was held virtually for the first time due to COVID-19.
THE SCREEN FORUM HOLDS ITS FIRST
WRITE FROM HOME
Eight writers from regional Australia were selected for the Write From Home Screenwriting Workshop, an 8-week online series of development workshops designed and hosted by Screenworks and the Australian International Screen Forum
THE 2020 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM'S 4-DAY INDUSTRY EVENT IS POSTPONEd
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Australian International Screen Forum's 4-day industry event, scheduled for April 2020, is postponed. We plan to hold this event later in the year.
The 2021 Australian International Screen Forum industry event is confirmed at Lincoln Center for April 12 to 15, 2021.
Stay tuned for more information.
FUNDRAISING DINNER WITH CATE BLANCHETT & RICHARD LINKLATER
The Australian International Screen Forum hosted a fundraising dinner at Lincoln Center with guests of honor Cate Blanchett and Richard Linklater on August 11, 2019. The dinner celebrated their film 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' which had its global premiere a day later at the Metrograph in New York. Proceeds of the event went towards the emerging filmmaker programs of the Screen Forum and the Austin Film Society.
THE MARCH 2019 SCREEN FORUM ... 4 DAYS AT LINCOLN CENTER ... 5 FEATURE FILMS ... RED CARPETS ... Q&As ... PANELS & MASTERCLASSES ... AWARDS GIVEN TO TONI COLLETTE, JILL BILCOCK & BAZ LUHRMANN