Award-winning Australian showrunnner, writer and director, Tony Ayres talks to NZ Screenwriter Fiona Samuel about his career as a creative dynamo, and his involvement at the helm of some of the most critically and commercially successful high-end television to come out of Australia.

Thank you to Images & Sound and White Studios for making these videos possible, and to Duncan Pacey for recording this session for us.


EVENT

2015 Auckland Central Short Film Workshop‏

May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015, Ponsonby, Auckland

Over one weekend, four experienced industry practitioners will guide you through each stage of the filmmaking process – from the initial concept, writing, directing, casting, producing and finally to pitch your idea to collaborators and funders. ... Read more

2014 FilmUp Participants Announced

Off the back of a successful inaugural year, the FilmUp Mentorship strand once again promises to be a great programme for six talented filmmakers and the esteemed industry professionals that they have chosen as mentors.... Read more

FilmUp 2017: Call for Applications!

Calling screenwriters, directors and producers - FilmUp returns in 2017 providing talented and tenacious filmmakers an individually tailored development programme to hone their creative practice, and take a step up in their careers. 8 mentorships including 2 senior mentorships are available.... Read more