2019

SCREEN

FORUM

THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM 4-DAY INDUSTRY EVENT -- AND THE NEW YORK AUSTRALIAN FILM FESTIVAL

The Australian International Screen Forum held its second annual 4-day Screen Forum at Lincoln Center from March 19-22, 2019. There were industry programs during the day featuring master classes, panel discussions and workshops with industry veterans, followed by a public portion (the New York Australian Film Festival) in the evenings with screenings of new Australian feature films and retrospective screenings.

A new addition this year was a pitching contest open to Australian and U.S. filmmakers, conducted before a judging panel of industry greats.

THE AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCREEN FORUM HONORS TONI COLLETTE, JILL BILCOCK & BAZ LUHRMANN AT THE MARCH 2019 SCREEN FORUM

Toni Collette

"For your leading role in a transformative film for the Australian industry that led Australian films breaking into international markets, and for your body of work in Australia and internationally, the Australian International Screen Forum is pleased to present you with our Pioneering Woman in Film Award."

JILL BILCOCK

"With your work on MURIEL’S WEDDING, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MOULIN ROUGE! and many other films, working alongside the great Australian directors and acclaimed British and American directors, you have become Australia’s most revered film editor and one of the most renowned in the world. For your leading role the Australian film industry and internationally, Australian International Screen Forum is pleased to award you our Pioneering Woman in Film Award."

Baz Luhrmann

"In writing, directing and producing, you have done things in ways that had never been done before, taking the screen arts to a new level. STRICTLY BALLROOM and your subsequent work put the Australian films firmly on the global stage. For your innovations in the film arts and your support for emerging screen talent, Australian International Screen Forum is pleased to present you with our first Trailblazer Award."

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MARCH 2019 SCREEN FORUM

Toni Collette is interviewed by Jenny Cooney at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of 'Muriel's Wedding'
Jason Blum in conversation with Jenny Cooney at Australian International Screen Forum
Darlene Johnson accepts the Screen Scholarship at Australian International Screen Forum
Khrob and Miranda Edmonds at the New York Premiere of 'Ladies in Black'
Miranda Tapsell at Australian International Screen Forum

GALLERY FROM THE MARCH 2019 SCREEN FORUM