Capricorn Film Festival support and mentor the film arts development of those residents of all ages living within Central Queensland and surrounding areas by offering a range of specific educational opportunities each year with the intention of building future Queensland filmmakers. 

 

 

THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTED BY RADF

Gladston RADF
 

INTENSIVE ACTORS WORKSHOP

REGIONAL ARTS DEVELOPMENT FUND & CAPRICORN FILM FESTIVAL PRESENT 'INTENSIVE ACTORS WORKSHOP' WITH TUTOR, PHILIP HOLDER

If you have ever wanted to learn how to perform for stage and screen from one of the countries most accomplished acting teachers, Capricorn Film Festival will present the talented Phillip Holder for a one day intensive acting workshop, held on the 28th September in Gladstone.

BIOGRAPHY OF TUTOR

With a career spanning over 40 years, Philip Holder has worked continuously as an actor, tutor, coach, and writer. In the Australian theatre, he has worked extensively with the Melbourne Theatre Company, the South Australian State Theatre Company, the Sydney Theatre Company, and the Ensemble Theatre. His television, film and radio career includes roles in over twenty feature films, numerous roles within television, and hundreds of hours of radio. Recently he has worked as a tutor for Screenwise in Sydney and The Warehouse Workshop on the Gold Coast.

DAY BREAKDOWN

The day will consist of vocal exercises, introduction to scripts, working with the camera and script analysis and will run at no cost to its participants.

Participants require no previous experience prior to the course, just an enthusiasm for acting.

AGES AND GROUPS

A maximum of 30 people will be selected to participate, with Gladstone senior citizens offered up to 15 of the available spaces.

 

Age restrictions apply to 11 years old.

 

REGISTRATION

Interested parties are required to register with selected participants confirmed prior to the workshop.

 

Attendance is free, though due to limited spaces, interested community members must register by the 16th September.

Selected participants will be contacted by 20th September.

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE

16th September 2019

PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED

20th September 2019

WORKSHOP DATE

28th September 2019

TIME

1000 - 1400

COST

Free

LOCATION

Think Tank room

Gladstone Regional Art

Gallery and Museum

Cnr of Goondoon &

Bramston Streets 

Gladstone, QLD 4680

These opportunities are brought to you by Capricorn Film Festival and the Regional Arts Development Fund, which is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council partnership program to support local arts and culture.

 

FILMMAKER MENTORSHIP 

REGIONAL ARTS DEVELOPMENT FUND & CAPRICORN FILM FESTIVAL OFFER THREE MENTORSHIPS TO CENTRAL QUEENSLAND RESIDENTS

As part of the initiative a short film will be made with production commencing the following day and running for three days in Gladstone, with hands on filmmaker mentorships offered to Central Queensland residents.

The short film is a fly on the wall look at a quirky regional Queensland town and its citizens set against the competitive world of the Senior Olympics.

For those interested in learning behind the camera, there will be three mentorships available for those interested in getting hands on experience in direction, cinematography and sound recording.  

DAY BREAKDOWNS

Interested parties will be working alongside the department heads, where they will learn how a short film is created, while also participating in its completion. No previous experience is necessary, just an enthusiasm for the craft.

AGES

Age restrictions apply to 11 years old.

REGISTRATION

Interested parties are required to fill out the mentorship form. Three people will chosen to be part of the departments of sound, direction and cinematography.

Those chosen must be available for the all of the filming dates and have transport or driver to filming locations around Gladstone. 

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE

6th September 2019

PARTICIPANTS NOTIFIED

10th September 2019

REHEARSALS

28th September 2019

FILMING DATES

29th September 2019 to

1st October 2019

TIME

TBC

COST

Free

Donate and support future filmmakers through our DGR Capricorn Film Festival Donation Fund gifts over $2 are 100% tax deductible 

 

CASTING CALL

CASTING FOR SPEAKING AND NON SPEAKING ROLES IN COMMUNITY SHORT FILM

As part of the initiative a short film will be made with production commencing the following day and running for three days in Gladstone, with speaking and extra roles available to interested residents. The short film is a fly on the wall look at a quirky regional Queensland town and its citizens set against the competitive world of the Senior Olympics. Speaking roles for the short film include active seniors, middle age, young adults and children. There are also opportunities for non-speaking roles throughout the three days of filming.

EXPECTATIONS

No previous experience is necessary, just an enthusiasm for the craft and passion to perform in front of a camera. Those interested in speaking roles will need to remember dialogue comfortably.

REGISTRATION & INSTRUCTIONS

Interested parties have two options:

1) Non Speaking Extras to register below by clicking the 'Extras Register' link and filling out your information.

2) Speaking Leads to register below by clicking the 'Speaking Register' link and filling out your information and the role you wish to be audition for. A scene, character breakdown and dropbox link will be sent to you,

 

Thereafter you will be required to upload to the dropbox link supplied your video audition of the character.

Those chosen must be available during the filming dates and have transport or driver to filming locations around Gladstone.

 

Speaking and non extra roles will be required for limited times throughout shoot.

NON SPEAKING, EXTRA ROLES 

Non Speaking  - Active Senior Citizens 60+​ to be part of 400m speed walking race.

Non Speaking - Adults and families, teens for crowd scene

SPEAKING LEAD ROLES 

Sandy Mathers -  25+ Male. Smarty dressed determined Mayor of Ubbin Falls.

Betty Flanders - 60+ Active Senior Female. Softy spoken widower.

Ron Pearlman -  60+ Active Senior Male. Know as the 'Fittest man over 60'.

Don Lacey - 60+ Active Male. Ubbin Falls version of Clive Palmer. The Antagonist. 

Donna Burke - 30+ Determined Senior Olympic Committee Official.

Diane/David Flanders - 30+ Controlling Son/Daughter of Betty.  

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE

6th September 2019

EXTRAS & LEADS NOTIFIED

10th September 2019

SPEAKING LEADS REHEARSALS

27th September 2019 and

28th September 2019

FILMING DATES

29th September 2019 to

1st October 2019

FILMING TIMES

TBC

PLATINUM PARTNER

Torism Events Queensland
 

CAPS FILMMAKER WORKSHOPS

HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

Each school in Central Queensland has the opportunity to participate in the course leading up to the film festival, with the intention to connect, educate and inspire young Central Queensland filmmakers to create short films of proficiency to further their endeavours within the arts.

 

These workshops will include story and character, direction, camera, sound and editing, with students learning basic tools to create their short films for the festival.

 

Schools educated through our filmmaker workshops include:

Chanel College, Gladstone State High School, Toolooa State High School, Miriam Vale State School, Mt Larcom State School and St Johns Primary School Gladstone, Boyne State Primary School, North Rockhampton State High School.

 

To book, please contact our staff for more information.

 

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

Do you have an interest in movies? Ever wanted to learn how to write a short story? Or how to be a director, camera operator or editor?

Maybe those extra skills to make your Capricorn Film Festival entry amazing!

 

This short introduction workshop is this and so much more as you learn entry level skills into the film making process. From idea inception through distribution. 

 

Learn from the people behind Gladstone's international award winning feature film, "Broke" with Producer Luke Graham leading the course and giving you those secrets needed to make your films stand out from the rest.

 

Participants require no previous experience prior to the course, just an enthusiasm for cinema and film making. Courses will be offered in Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Gladstone throughout the year. There is no restrictions on age. 

To book, please contact our staff for more information.

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Donate and support future filmmakers through our DGR Capricorn Film Festival Donation Fund gifts over $2 are 100% tax deductible 

REGIONAL INDUSTRY MENTORS

PETER SZILVESZTER

 

Peter a cinematographer and colourist, owns Living Lens a video production house based in Yeppoon. His first feature The Legend of Ben Hall distributed in 2016 gained rave reviews.

LUKE GRAHAM

Luke Graham is an international award winning Australian film Producer and founder of Capricorn Film Festival. He specializes as a Creative Producer and frequently works in the story and editorial department of his projects

CONTACT THE TEAM 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

It's also a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people from across Central Queensland and have some fun in the process. Apply by 10 October 2019 to be in consideration. Contact our friendly staff via the form below. If you require anymore information, please call the office number for details.

FILMING IN CQ

Project Fund

Crews

Film Locations

Regional Actors

Regional Filmmaker Group 

Actors Workshop

Filmmaker Mentorship

Casting Call

Filmmaker Workshops

Specialised Courses

Regional Mentors

Networking Events

Calendar

Media

Press Releases

FESTIVAL

Tickets

Directors Message

Festival Location

Getting to Yeppoon

Where to Stay

What to do around town

PROGRAM

Festival Screenings

Celebrations

Industry Talks

CAPS Short Film Festival

CONTACT

Capricorn Film Festival Inc is supported by Livingstone Shire Council. In part by grants from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, Screen Queensland and the Regional Arts Development Fund and in part by the Regional councils of Central Queensland believing an investment in the Arts is an investment in Central Queensland's future.

 

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