NOTE: At this meeting, we will also acknowledge our major sponsors and prizes for Show-Fest International 2011
Admission: $10 / Free for NAFA Members
See you there.
Submit now to Show-Fest International 2011
11 Apr 2011
Submit now to Show-Fest International 2011. With prizes over $9,500 in value, finalist films will be seen by 20+ industry judges. At our legendary “Show & Tell”, you’ll discuss your film’s making with your peers. Held at the 800 seat theatre in Randwick’s Ritz Cinema, films will be screened in HD and 35mm. So it all adds up to Show-Fest International being an essential festival to submit your short film. Call for entries now open.
Top headshot tips of the week from our friends on Facebook
8 Feb 2011
- Be confident with yourself and the character you are portraying, consider the character motives and insecurities/securities and use them to your advantage when you perform!
- Before an audition, take a deep breath and remember you're not doing brain surgery - nerves are a massive performance killer!
- Listen actively, you should give the impression that what your character is hearing is purely of that moment. Resist the temptation to be quick with your lines, just to prove you know them, it is a conversation after all.
- Follow the 4 P's ~ Promotion - don't just wait for the phone to ring. Make yourself known to those in the industry. (showreels, website, general auditions, etc) Preparation - put in the ground work before an audition to ensure every chance for success. Perseverance - you need a thick skin in this industry! Never take a knock back personally and never give up! Practice – always fine tune your craft by attending workshops.
- Listen to your director. Listen to the crew. Listen to your fellow actors as they deliver...
Tropfest Finalists announced plus your chance to vote for one more film!
2 Feb 2011
Here are this year's Movie Extra Tropfest Finalists:
THE APPLICANT Tim Dean, WA ANIMAL BEATBOX Damon Gameau, NSW DEN SISTA GALAXONAUT Alexander George & Tyrone Lindqvist, NSW A DESPERATE DEED Matt Bird, NSW A FAMILY AFFAIR Craig Anderson, Melinda Cklamovska & Stevo Petkovic, NSW FLIGHT Nicholas Verso, VIC FOCUS Ari Kruger, South Africa THE MAESTRO Adam Anthony, NSW MISSING HER Michael Wiesler, VIC MONKEYS Joel Edgerton, NSW SILENCER Doug Bayne & David Collins, NSW THINGS TO DO Dan Jameison & Ana Maria Belo, NSW TRANSPARENCY Melissa Cowan, NSW THE UNSPOKEN Jason van Genderen, NSW Y2GAY Dan Illic & James Pender, NSW