Athena Career Forum

Screenworks invites you to an evening with some of Australia’s most impressive woman in film and television, at the beautiful Byron at Byron Resort.

As part of an initiative to address gender imbalance in the screen industry, a line up of some of the most accomplished women in Australian film and television will share stories of career successes, give advice on strategies for woman wanting to advance their screen industry careers and present on government initiatives to support female filmmakers.

Guest speakers include:

  • Gillian Armstrong (Women He’s Undressed)
  • Felicity Packard (Janet King)
  • Debbie Lee (Barracuda)
  • Cate McQuillen (dirtgirlworld)
  • Monica Davidson – Creative Industries Business advisor
  • Victoria Baldock – founder Verve Entertainment
  • Representatives from Screen Australia, Screen NSW, Screen Queensland and South Australian Film Corporation

TO READ ALL ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS, CLICK HERE.

Event Details

Date and Time:  Tue 8 November 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tickets: $40 / $25 (includes finger food and beverages)
Location: The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, 77-97 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay, NSW 2481

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD-OUT. TO WATCH THE LIVE-STREAM, GO TO
WWW.ATHENAPROJECT.TV

THE ATHENA CAREER FORUM PROGRAM

·       5:00pm                   Arrivals, drinks and canapés served

·       6:00pm                   Event start (prompt)

Gillian Armstrong, My Career

How one of Australia’s leading film directors built her career in the screen industry and advice for woman starting out in their screen industry careers.

Supporting female filmmakers around Australia:

Screen Australia, Screen NSW, Screen Queensland and the South Australian Film Corporation will present the initiatives and programs they have in place to support female filmmakers, address gender inequality and support female filmmakers in regional Australia. Concludes with Q&A

·       7:30pm                   BREAK

Monica Davidson:

Strategies for building a career in the Screen Industry.

Career advice for female filmmakers:

Panel discussion and Q & A with Debbie Lee, Felicity Packard, Cate McQuillen and Victoria Baldock, facilitated by Monica Davidson.

·       9:00pm                    Event finish

LIVE STREAMING INFORMATION

If you are unable to get to Byron Bay to attend in person, we will be live streaming this forum across the country on the evening of Tuesday 8th November 2016.

All screening hub details are below and as places are limited, you will need to RSVP by Friday 4th November to secure a place.

Please note, all times cited are local.

Northern Territory:  Screen Territory

The Old Court House, 27 Hartley Street, Alice Springs NT 0870

4:30pm (arrive at 4:15pm)

RSVP email: [email protected]

Queensland: Screen Queensland

Suite 1/30 Florence Street, Newstead, Brisbane QLD 4006

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Fully Booked

South Australia: Media Resource Centre

Iris Cinema, 13 Morphett St, Adelaide, SA 5000

5.30pm – 8:30pm

RSVP here

Tasmania: Wide Angle Tasmania

Meeting Room, Salamanca Arts Centre, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart TAS 7000

6:00pm – 9:00pm

RSVP here

Western Australia: FTI Training Lab

1st Floor, State Library of WA, 25 Francis Street, Perth 6000

3:00pm – 6:00pm

RSVP email: [email protected]

Victoria Open Channel

Docklands Studios, 476 Docklands Drive, Docklands VIC 3008

6:00pm-9:00pm

RSVP email to [email protected]


THE ATHENA PROJECT IS BEING FUNDED BY SCREEN AUSTRALIA THROUGH ITS GENDER MATTERS: BRILLIANT CAREERS PROGRAM:

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Published on July 9, 2016 6:12 am