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EIGHT-WEEK WRITING PROGRAM
The Australians in Film Writers Room is an 8-week program designed to equip writers with the necessary tools to workshop and make progress on their scripts, whether for television, film or the web.
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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 opens dedicated work & networking space, "Charlie's" in Hollywood for Australian filmmakers
Australians in Film is proud to open ‘Charlie’s’, a bespoke hub for the Australian film-making community in Los Angeles, offering a unique creative workspace for AiF industry members to conduct business, collaborate and network. Named after Charlie Chaplin and located at the historic Raleigh Studios, in the heart of Hollywood where Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks made films and frequently played cards, ‘Charlie’s’ has been co-funded by Screen Queensland, Screen NSW, AFTRS and Film Victoria as an invaluable home base for Australian film-makers while they are in Los Angeles.
Village Roadshow & Animal Logic Entertainment Internship Winner Announced:
Australians in Film is pleased to announce that Melanie Jayne from Sydney is the winner of the 2016 Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Animal Logic Entertainment Internship, valued at $20,000. Melanie, a graduate of Sydney University and Sydney Film School will spend her three-month placement at the Los Angeles offices of Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Animal Logic Entertainment.
The internship is awarded to film business undergraduate students and recent graduates, who demonstrate significant potential in their area of expertise.
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).
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