Screen Australia proudly presents a showcase of the Australian delegation at
Below are some of the Australian companies attending:
To find more Australian delegates please download the Content London Agenda app from the App Store.
This year there are three panels at the International Drama Summit and one at the Future Media Summit that feature Australian speakers:
|Tuesday 29 November, 5:00pm||Picturehouse Central Screen 2|
|Could Australia’s distinctiveness be its secret weapon in today’s television landscape? AMC/SundanceTV’s SVP International Programming and Red Arrow’s SVP Scripted Acquisitions and Co-productions discuss their experience in working with Australia and why it has been an untapped resource for international collaboration. They will be joined by ABC’s Head of Scripted Production and Screen Australia’s Head of Business and Audience to discuss the benefits of international partners and why diversity pays off.|
|Featured speakers: Kristin Jones, Amelie von Kienlin, Sally Riley, Richard Harris.|
|Wednesday 30 November, 9:00am||Picturehouse Central Screen 2|
|THE WRITERS ROOM|
|Leading writers discuss their work and their different approaches to creating world class drama.|
|Featured speakers: Bill Gallagher, Sarah Phelps, Victoria Madden.|
|Wednesday 30 November, 11:30am||Picturehouse Central Screen 4|
|SCRIPTING THE FUTURE|
|Virtual reality offers scope for entirely new forms of storytelling, putting the viewer at the heart of the narrative and challenging the notion of the ‘fourth wall.’ Steven Spielberg is among those experimenting with the technology but has warned it may be “dangerous” for directors, undermining their control. Hear from those scripting the future of next generation immersive entertainment.|
|Featured speakers: James Milward, Mike Jones, Simon Cornwell.|
|Thursday 1st December, 9am||Picturehouse Central Screen 2|
|DIRECTING TELEVISION DRAMA|
|Television is traditionally a writers medium, yet the directors’ role is growing with many hired to work across a season rather than one episode. How is this move affecting authorship and how are directors adapting to film-making for the small screen? A panel of leading directors discuss these changes and their approach to the craft.|
|Featured speakers: Jessica Hobbs, Kari Skogland, Tom Shankland.|
Australian filmmakers Kitty Green (Casting JonBenet), Neil Triffett (EMO The Musical), Kriv Stenders (RED DOG: True Blue), Polly Staniford and Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome, plus Berlinale Camera recipient Geoffrey Rush, Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason and Her Excellency Lynette Wood, Ambassador of Australia to Germany, at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Australian screen content creators Mike Jones, Helen Bowden, Debbie Lee and Kristine Wyld speak to Screen Australia about their experience at C21’s International Drama Summit 2016.
Producers Angie Fielder, Matt Reeder and Alex White, along with Screen Australia’s Head of Business and Audience, Richard Harris, provide insights from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.