Script to Screen and J&A Productions are proud to announce the Big Screen Symposium!
This is the two-day event that puts NZ filmmakers in one venue to discuss and debate the future of our cinema.
It is your chance to come together to be energised, informed and join the debate.
The Big Screen Symposium presents a big picture of the world of cinema, an unprecedented networking opportunity and a wealth of insights and information on the pertinent issues facing filmmakers today.
A technological explosion is bringing unprecedented challenges and opportunities to cinema around the globe. In 2012 the Big Screen Symposium programme is Exploring the New Way Forward.
Be there for two full days of workshops, panels and conversations with an unbeatable line-up of local and international speakers.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
When: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September
Where: Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland
Tickets: BUY YOUR TICKET NOW
TED HOPE TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
US indie producer Ted Hope will attend the Big Screen Symposium to deliver the keynote address.
Ted Hope was recently cited by the Hollywood Reporter as among the twenty-five most powerful people in the independent film business. Collectively he has produced more Sundance Award-winning films than any other producer.
Hope’s films include Happiness (1991), The Ice Storm (1997), 21 Grams (2001), In the Bedroom (2001), American Splendour (2003) The Savages (2007) and Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011).
A special thanks to our sponsors: University of Auckland’s Business School, Pullman Auckland, South Pacific Pictures, Park Road Post, Apex General, NZ Fact, APRA NZ, the University of Auckland Faculty of Film, Media and Television Studies and Victoria University’s Institute of Modern Letters.
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