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Looking for an opportunity to develop, pitch and produce a feature film?

Accelerator POD is a 4-month program that brings the market to the forefront of the film development process, offering participants a structured and supportive environment to develop smart, original, genre projects that can connect with global audiences.

Accelerator POD will feed a much larger ACT initiative that aims to produce 4-6 genre feature films per year through the newly formed, Canberra-based production studio The Film Distillery.

The first film developed through last year's Accelerator POD is now in pre-production. Writer/Director Ryan Coonan and Writer/Producer Richard Barcaricchio's debut feature film Contained is a tightly-scripted thriller that they conceived during the 2015 program, and will look to shoot later this year.

Join Accelerator POD 2016 and take advantage of this unique development opportunity that could lead to getting your film made! 

Registrations close Wednesday 22 June 2016

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Looking to fast track your screenwriting skills and break into the industry?

This Diploma takes a highly practical approach towards writing in a commercial environment, guiding students through concept generation, various script drafts and how to pitch both their projects and themselves in a variety of industry scenarios. Students will also learn about the budgeting process, and engage with distributors and sales agents in face-to-face meetings. 

Run by top industry professionals with training qualifications, students will also be paired with mentors to work one-on-one as they develop a market-focused feature film package. 

Mentors include international producers Mary Jane Skalski (The Station Agent, The Visitor, Mysterious Skin) and Damon Lane (Locked In, Anomaly).

Registrations close Wednesday 22 June 2016

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Call For Entries

Now in its 21st year, the Canberra Short Film Festival is one of Australia’s oldest and best film competitions. It attracts an audience from all over Australia and is known for selling out every session.

If you are interested in showcasing your talent in a festival that gets bigger every year, the Canberra Short Film Festival is your opportunity.

Explore CSFF's categories HERE

Good Luck!
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