Screenings & Special Events in the ACT
Hippo Bar, Garema Place Civic
Wednesday, 5 October 2005 – 6pm
Canberra's red carpet monthly film and television industry night is on again at the Hippo Bar at 6pm. The event includes a complimentary free drink on arrival, drink offers and various special events. (Please note in your diaries that this is a regular event held on the first Wednesday of every month).
For further information contact the ACT Film & Television Council via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Grail, Bunda St Civic, Canberra City
Thursday, 6 October 2005 – 8pm
CANBERRA SHORTS are held the FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Australian filmmaking and cinephile legend and Canberra local Andrew Pike will be doing a short talk on Finding Your Voice as a Filmmaker at the October edition of SNOWYfest Canberra Shorts. The evening will feature a diverse range of great short films, plus the usual movie trivia hosted by Brendan Sloane.
Entry is free with the usual giveaways of beer, movie magazines, and double passes to Electric Shadows. Canberra Shorts welcomes the submission of short films from ACT filmmakers and will screen (almost) anything.
For future updates on CANBERRA SHORTS visit: www.canberrashorts.com.
CANBERRA SHORTS is proudly supported by the HOLY GRAIL Restaurant & Bar Kingston & Canberra City, SNOWYfest International Film Festival Thredbo, ACT Filmmakers Network, National Acting School, INSIDE FILM magazine, FILMINK magazine, and Ronin Films & Electric Shadows.
Coombs Lecture Theatre (cnr Fellows and Garran Roads, ANU campus)
All movies start at 8:00pm; ONLY Sunday matinees start at 3:00pm.
Semester Tickets cost $30 or $50 for an Annual Ticket.
Reel McCoy Film Group at the National Film and Sound Archive
Fortnightly screenings at 8.00pm
A tribute to John Mills: Tunes of Glory (1960) screens 12 October 2005; and
An Alfred Hitchcock thriller: Notorius (1946) screens 26 October 2005.
For a full list of film screenings, visit: www.screensound.gov.au. Select ‘What’s On’ to follow the link to Reel McCoy. Enquiries: Brian Dunne, phone: (02) 6207 0133 (BH), email: email@example.com.
Big House Film Society, Canberra Museum and Gallery
Sunday, 23 October 2005
Enigmatic dramas in black and white: The Letter (1940) and Persona (1966).
National Library of Australia, Canberra
Thursday, 20 October 2005 – 6pm
Entry is free
The National Library is marking James Dean’s anniversary with a special screening of his classic, Rebel Without a Cause.
For more details about this screening, visit www.nla.gov.au or phone: (02) 6262 1111.
21-23 October 2005
The Canberra Short Film Festival is celebrating its tenth annual festival in 2005 and is planning to have the biggest festival to date! The festival will screen collections of the best short film work from Canberra and all over Australia. For more information on the program and ticketing, visit: www.canberra.edu.au/filmfest/.
27 October – 6 November 2005
The best line-up yet. 11 days of top movies from around the world.
For full programme details and ticketing information, visit: www.canberrafilmfestival.com.au.
Workshops, Conferences, Seminars & Meetings
Canberra Short Film Festival
21-23 October 2005
The Canberra Short Film Festival is offering a large number of filmmaking forums and workshops as part of the festival program this year.
The forums and workshops are aimed at different skill levels and interest. For more information about the program, visit:
To book your attendance at any of the forums or workshops please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Festival Office on phone: (02) 6297 0432.
Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday of the month: 7.30pm – 10pm
For those wishing to discuss, exchange, workshop and develop opportunities to develop scripts. To find out more about these meetings contact the ACT Filmmakers Network on phone: (02) 6162 5160.
Please note: There will be no meeting on the scheduled days if Tilley’s has a concert scheduled on that day.