– Live Stream

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.

This event is being streamed live to the world from the Byron at Byron Resort from 5:45 pm AEDST 8 November 2016.
(Check local times above – live stream will start 15 mins prior to event which starts at 6pm AEDST)

You will be able to watch the event via the YouTube video player above. If you have trouble viewing via the player above, please CLICK HERE to go directly to the YouTube webpage.

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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

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.

Live stream hubs around Australia

If you would like to join in with other filmmakers, there are live stream hubs all around Australia 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:

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:

Victoria Open Channel

Docklands Studios
476 Docklands Drive
Docklands VIC 3008


RSVP email to


Block A, Room 212
49 Phillip Avenue,
Watson, ACT

Our evening will begin at 5pm with networking & drinks.

RSVP by Friday, 4th November to


Information and Cultural Exchange (I.C.E)
8 Victoria Road
Parramatta NSW

6-9pm (AEDST)

RSVP by Friday, 4th November to


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