Category Archives: Distribution

Premiere Announcement for Michael Budd’s “Love of My Life”

One of the first filmmakers I interviewed was Michael Budd, who was in post production for his feature film Love of My Life. Very proud to announce the premiere is on April 11th in Sydney! Michael, you have The Art of Perseverance.

Walk the red carpet with Director Michael Budd as he brings his gritty Romance /Horror/Thriller, Love of my Life to the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington in an Australian first.

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Date: Saturday 11th April
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: The Chauvel Cinema
Cost: $30
Tickets: Moshtix http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/love-of-my-life-australian-premiere/76410

The Director/ Producer will be holding a Q&A along with the lead actor Diarmid Heidenreich. They will be talking about the many adversities they faced in getting the film made before and during production. “Love of my Life” has been huge in Germany and the USA, through VOD and DVD releases.

This is a one night only opportunity in Sydney, Celebrating the Red Carpet Premier, all public welcomed. Film title: Love of my Life Romance /Horror/Thriller A young man is held captive by a deranged surgeon and given the choice of surviving five days of torture to save the life of the woman he loves, or to order her killed and be set free.

Director: Michael Budd
(The Matrix Reloaded) (The Cold Light of Day)

CAST:
Peter O’Brien (II)
Nominated, AFI Award Best Actor in a Leading Role Won, Silver Logie Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series . Won Silver Logie Most Popular Actor for Neighbours

Diarmid Heidenrich
(Water Rats) (Bikee Wars)

Bel Delia
( The Tunnel )

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Video: Metroscreen ‘Screen 2030: Making Content Pay’

Those good folk at Metroscreen put on a great event called Screen 2030: Making Content Pay and also produced this accompanying video, which gives a great insight into the future of content. The video includes my fellow Masters student Marcus Gillezeau, and Ester Harding who is in the year below me. And I’ve also worked with Galvin, Louise and Tim so lots of familiar faces in here.

Published on 11 Jun 2014
SCREEN 2030: MAKING MY CONTENT PAY
An exploration of the future careers of content makers by some of the screen and media industry’s key thinkers, discussing the issues of changing audiences and distribution for screen content.

Metro Screen looks ahead to the next 10-15 years and asks the big questions: What will the screen industry look like in 2030 and will a creative screen career pay the rent?

Featuring
Georgie McClean, Senior Manager of Strategy, Research and Communications at Screen Australia
Mark Pesce, futurist (Moore’s Cloud)
Marcus Gillezeau, digital producer (Firelight Productions)
Mike Jones, writer (Portal Entertainment)
Louise O’Donnell, writer/producer (Hoodlum)
Sandy George, media commentator
Peter Giles, educator, developer and producer (2and2)
Galvin Scott Davis (Protein One)
Ester Harding, documentary producer (Storm Surfers 3D, I Am a Girl, Goa Hippy Tribe)

Hosted by Tim Parsons

Produced by Metro Screen’s Digital Kitchen
Financed in association with Screen New South Wales
©Metro Screen 2014

Media Relase – Fell released online

We have just had the privilege of filming Director Kasimir Burgess and Producer John Maynard and hear them discuss their new feature film Fell.

They have made the bold decision to release the film online. Here is the Media Release. Get your credit cards out and support this intriguing film!
Video interview forthcoming.

THE 61ST SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL & ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE
VOD (VIDEO-ON-DEMAND) STREAMING OF WORLD PREMIERE FILM: FELL

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The 61st Sydney Film Festival and Adelaide Film Festival announce a video-on-demand stream of the Australian feature film Fell direct from its World Premiere at Sydney Film Festival on Tuesday 10 June.

Sydney Film Festival and Adelaide Film Festival will break with tradition and stream online the World Premiere Australian film Fell over the same weekend that it premieres in Official Competition at the State Theatre in Sydney.

“Sydney Film Festival is pleased to offer audiences across Australia the chance to have their own virtual festival premiere screening,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “Fell will be available online from the Sydney Film Festival website on the day of the premiere, giving audiences beyond Sydney’s State Theatre access to the World Premiere of this stunning debut feature.”

Fell will screen in high definition to any Internet-enabled device: Smart TV, digital TV, touchscreen tablet, PC, laptop, game console or smartphone. It will be available on streaming for 50 hours from 8pm Friday 13 June EST until 10pm Sunday 15 June AEST. The film will be available to everyone in New South Wales, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory South Australia and Northern Territory.

“This is a really exciting way to explore the virtual film festival experience with a great new Australian film. We would love to hear about the midnight screening party in Alice Springs through to the matinee session in a living room in Goolwa. Adelaide Film Festival home delivery,” said Adelaide Film Festival Director Amanda Duthie.

“The World Premiere of Fell via the Internet is a game-changer in a multi-screen world. It’s democratic, it’s inclusive and it’s about time,” said the film’s producer, John Maynard.

Fell – more information and trailer: http://fellfilm.com

Sydney Film Festival runs for 12 days from Wednesday 4 June and screens over 190 films across nine venues including the magnificent State Theatre. Over 100 filmmaker guests attend the Festival to take part in talks, panels and Q&As. For the most up-to-date information on screenings and guests visit sff.org.au