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. 

 

 

PROJECT PARTNER

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KEY DATES AND workshops

Capricorn Film Festival offers the community a wide array of workshops all year round including workshops for Central Queensland students and adults. 

Capricorn Film Festival in partnership with Queensland Mental Health Week present a free mental health workshop for regional artists

WHAT IS IT?

A free virtual discussion where the Capricorn Film Festival presents an important and timely conversation with mental health professionals Erin Fisher and Jane Endacott, Rockhampton based writer and performer Jodie van de Wetering with Luke Graham, Capricorn Film Festivals founder and the filmmaker behind upcoming Central Queensland rugby league feature documentary, Sharko.

AIM

The aim to create an understanding of mental health illness in the regional arts industry and promote mental health well-being.

DATE

Saturday 17th October 2020

TIME

10:00AM Workshop start
10:45AM Workshop complete

PRICE (Online)
FREE

LOCATION

Online ZOOM meeting

SPEAKERS INFORMATION

Mental health Worker, Erin Fisher

Movember, Jane Endacott

Filmmaker, Luke Graham

Writer & Performer, Jodie van de Wetering

EVENT PARTNERS

Queensland Mental Health Week

QLD Alliance for Mental Health

QLD Mental Health Commission

HASHTAGS

#mentalhealthweek #taketime

#QMHW #capfilmfest #sharkofilm

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WERE IN IT TOGETHER

REGIONAL ARTIST MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP DISCUSSION 

Capricorn Film Festival in partnership with Queensland Mental Health Week present a free mental health workshop for regional artists

WHAT IS IT?


A free virtual discussion where the Capricorn Film Festival presents a conversation with regional mental health professionals, Christian Miesh, Erin Fisher and Jane Endacott, Rockhampton based Writer and Performer Jodie van de Wetering and Luke Graham founder of the Capricorn Film Festival and the filmmaker behind upcoming Central Queensland rugby league feature documentary, Sharko.

AIM


The aim to create an understanding of mental health illness in regional arts and communities, furthermore promote mental health well-being.

WHO IS CHRISTIAN?


Christian is a registered Psychologist with over 18 years experience working with children, young people and families. Christian has accumulated a wide range of clinical experiences during this time, working with young people from many different backgrounds and with various mental health difficulties. His professional experience ranges from a focus on prevention and early intervention, through to complex and severe mental health difficulties experienced by children, young people, their families and their communities. Christian is passionate about social justice, and currently works with a specialised team providing clinical services to children and young people who can no longer live with their birth families. This work uses a range of therapeutic approaches informed by many underlying theories including but not limited to an understanding of childhood trauma and development, attachment theory, loss and grief and family / community systems theories.

 

WHO IS ERIN?


Erin Fisher is a professionally qualified social worker graduating from the University of Sydney with a bachelor of social work, completed in 2004. Since then Erin has been employed as a qualified social worker in NSW, Queensland and the Republic of Ireland with various government and non government organisations. Having extensive experience working with children and vulnerable adults Erin has trained with a number of therapeutic modalities including Rational Emotive Behavioural therapy, Mentalization, Dyadic developmental psychotherapy and Theraplay. Erin also has a graduate diploma in mindfulness and meditation teaching for children. 

WHO IS JANE?


Jane oversees Movember Foundation’s global mental health and suicide digital health product portfolio. This includes a range of ground-breaking digital tools and resources to help men, and the communities around men, better support mental health and prevent suicide. Recent projects led by Jane include Movember Conversations, an interactive digital tool that gives practical guidance on how to support the men in your life who might be struggling; and Family Man, a choose-your-own-adventure style digital tool containing proven parenting strategies for happier families, designed with dads in mind.

WHO IS JODIE?


Jodie van de Wetering is a writer, performer and community arts worker based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland. A former ABC Radio broadcaster, she's now concentrating on stand up and improv comedy and projects that create opportunities for artists. Her current hustles include Rocky Street Press online arts magazine, and Remotely Funny: a new project to enable rural and regional comedians to collaborate on live gigs through online streaming.

WHAT IS SHARKO?


Feature documentary following the life and career of rugby league legend Mark 'Sharko' Graham as recounted by his son, filmmaker Luke Graham. Sharko deals which masculinity, identity, fatherhood and depression.

WHO IS LUKE?


Luke is an international award-winning filmmaker based regionally in Queensland those goal is to produce content in Central Queensland for the world market, which inspires audiences and societal change.

DATE

Saturday 17th October 2020

TIME

10:00AM Workshop start
10:45AM Workshop complete

 

PRICE (Online)


FREE

LOCATION

Online ZOOM webinar

SPEAKERS INFORMATION

Mental health Worker, Erin Fisher

Mental health Worker, Christian Miesch

Movember, Jane Endacott

Filmmaker, Luke Graham

Writer & Performer, Jodie van de Wetering

EVENT PARTNERS

Queensland Mental Health Week

QLD Alliance for Mental Health

QLD Mental Health Commission

HASHTAGS

#mentalhealthweek #taketime

#QMHW #capfilmfest #sharkofilm

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

regional filmmaker mentorship

The Regional Filmmaker Mentorship was established to support Central Queensland's to gain professional experience in key areas of film arts to continue their growth into the industry.

Projects which shoot in the region will have opportunities for Central Queensland filmmakers to learn from Australian industry professionals. Areas include Direction, Cinematography, Production, Editing.

To register your name for upcoming projects, click on the link below.

To ensure the success of the event, we are seeking various sponsorship commitments from key partners. There are various opportunities available and we can work with you to tailor a package that aligns with your business objectives.

 

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

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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 2020 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 

Media

Press Releases

DESTINATION

SUBMIT

Directors Welcome

Festival Location

Getting to Yeppoon

Things to do in region

Accomodation

Where to Eat

PRINCIPAL PARTNER

Livingstone Shire Council Logo

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GOLD PARTNER

Gladstone Regional Council

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Capricorn Film Festival Inc is supported by Livingstone Shire Council. In part by grants from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, Screen Queensland, Tourism Events 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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