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The Village Roadshow Entertainment and Animal Logic Entertainment Internship is open to Australian film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their areas of expertise. The program involves working with Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic executives in Los Angeles to gain hands-on experience in developing, acquiring, packaging and producing feature films for the international market.
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Australians in Film is the industry association for Australian entertainment professionals in Los Angeles.
We hold over 40 programs and events a year, ranging from scholarships, labs, seminars and industry screenings. AiF welcomes both Australian and American film and television industry professionals and companies to become members.
AiF named Elizabeth Debicki as Breakthrough Talent of 2015, and producers Bruna Papandrea and Bill Mechanic and Cinematographer Dion Beebe were honored at the AiF Awards and Benefit Gala in Los Angeles on October 25th
Australians in Film hosted its annual AiF Awards and Benefit Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday. Presenter Carrie Bickmore was the master of ceremonies at this year’s awards, which celebrated the achievements of Australians working in Hollywood and also recognized the contribution of individuals to the Australian film industry.
Award presenters were Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde, Walk The Line, Wild), producer Lionel Wigram (Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, The Man from U.N.C.L.E), director Michael Bay (Transformers, Armageddon) and in absentia actor and director Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Passion of The Christ, Lethal Weapon).
Applications for the 2016 Village Roadshow & Animal Logic Internship are now closed
The coveted internship is open to Australian film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their areas of expertise. The program involves working with Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic executives in Los Angeles to gain hands-on experience in developing, acquiring, packaging and producing feature films for the international market.
Valued at $20,000, the internship will run from January-March 2016 with living and travel expenses for the three-month term covered while the recipient gets invaluable work experience in the Hollywood studio system.
Rising star, Matt Levett, announced as recipient of Seventh Annual Heath Ledger Scholarship. Emilie Cocquerel and Lily Sullivan named Runners up.
For the high calibre judging panel, the choice was not an easy one to make. Emmy award winning casting director, Laray Mayfield (Fight Club, Gone Girl, House of Cards, The Social Network), who joined the panel for the first time this year said, ‘It was inspiring to be on a judging panel where every person was passionate and invested in the result. The decision was not easy as each of the applicants are talented and unique and we are sure they will have long and lovely careers." 'Ultimately our decision was to award the scholarship to Matt Levett. We are all excited about watching his talent and career continue to grow and we are also looking forward to seeing the work the runners up Emilie Cocquerel and Lily Sullivan will do,' she continued.
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