What’s On This Week..

The Film & TV Department of Adelaide College of the ARTS is seeking short film scripts for production by mid 2011, by third year students. This is a great chance to see your script actually make it to the screen. Writers whose scripts get chosen are invited to attend set and the screenings. Script submission is due via email on Tuesday March 15 .

Clare Valley Film Festival are running “low-to-no budget short film” workshops led by local experts, Chris Bishop and Dan Bradley. Wednesday 16 is for beginners and Thursday 17 is for more advanced skills. These workshops are a bargain at only $25 per session and go from 9pm at Clare High School. Register now.

Even more goodies at CVFF – Clewers 24 Hour Film Challenge! You have 24 hours to shoot and edit a 3 minute film based on a theme given on the day. All films received will be screened at the festival. First prize is $500 and a Sony HDRCX110 Camcorder and second prize is a Sony DSCW320 Camera. Your 24 hours start on Friday 18! Follow the links for more info.

Want to get a helping hand to make your first short film? Media Resource Centre are holding an information session about the Raw Nerve initiative at Mercury Cinema at 5.30pm Friday 18. Now in its ninth year, Raw Nerve is a joint initiative of Screen Australia and Screen Development Australia (SDA) to showcase the nation’s emerging filmmaking talent. It provides training and mentorship through the whole filmmaking process.

MRC are also holding Final Cut Pro workshops for beginner and intermediate editors. Held over the weekend (Saturday 19 and Sunday 20), Adelaide editor Carly Turner runs through the basics of video editing on industry quality Apple software, Final Cut Pro. The weekend course is $290 for MRC members and $350 non-members (Fee includes a copy of Final Cut Pro 7, Professional Video Editing by Dianna Weynand). Follow the above link for more info and to register!

If you think we’ve missed something or you have a film related event coming up please let us know!

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