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mentorship  through  education

MENTORING OUR REGION YEPPOON

Presented by Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal in association with Regional Arts Development Fund and Livingstone Shire Council, Mentoring our Region Yeppoon is a detailed three week online initiative for Livingstone Shire emerging and practising film artists where they learn film arts skills from industry professionals with the intention of creating short films to premiere at 2023 festival.

INITIATIVE INFORMATION

 

The activity will provide educational skills from industry professionals including: Direction, Cinematography, Sound, Writing, Production, Editing. After the workshops completion, participants will be mentored through each stage of production as they create short films to screen at the upcoming 2023 Capricorn Film Festival.

 

The project aims to offer up to 10 Livingstone Shire residents access.

 

The completed works will be intended to be created by them only or with a small group of others. Projected works include but not limited to: documentary, nature, expressionism in film and narrative, though must be centric to the Livingstone Shire and its identity. 

 

Their completed works will screen at the upcoming 2023 Capricorn Film Festival in a specific category aimed to promote and celebrate the local artists and their voices.

 

The participants will tell theirs, the environments and their communities stories, aimed to promote the region and develop their skills for future opportunities.

COST

Free. Initiative subsidised by partners.

DATES

7 June - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

9 June - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

14 June - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

16 June - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

21 June - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

23 June  - 6:30PM to 8:30PM

WEEKLY BREAKDOWN

7 June - Introductions and Production

9 June - Acting & screen performance

14 June - Direction and Writing

16 June - Cinematography and Grading

21 June - Sound recording and Post Sound

23 June - Editing

APPLICANT LOCATIONS

Interested applicants from surrounding towns are requested to apply. These include but are not limited to those within the Livingstone Shire and the Rockhampton region.

OTHER INFORMATION

 

The initiative will be run via ZOOM with industry tutors. Participants require no previous experience prior to the course, just an enthusiasm for cinema and filmmaking. We encourage anyone of any age (restrictions below) to register for the initiative. Age restriction is 10 up.

SPACES

 

The project aims to offer up to 10 residents access.

HOW TO APPLY

Complete the form and submit your request filing in all the required questions by the due date. 

APPLICATIONS DUE

26th May 2022

PARTICIPANT SELECTION

Up to 10 applicants will be selected from the completed form, via link.

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filmmaker opportunity

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between QLD Government through Arts QLD and Livingstone Shire Council to support local arts and culture.

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Project Partner Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal proudly supports regional arts.

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Image by Ambreen Hasan

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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