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Wednesday 15 September
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
9.00am – 5.00pm

As the number of screens continues to expand, fuelling an ever-growing demand for content, South Australian creative industry careers have become more robust and sustainable with an accompanying increase in the types of jobs from actor, games writer, TV director to the VFX supervisor on a Hollywood blockbuster.

Held in conjunction with the Creative Industries Expo, the Industry Sessions are a key component of the AFF Youth Creative Industries Pathway. These interactive workshops are designed to allow students to hear from leading screen creatives as they give insight into their creative industries job and the skills, techniques and experiences required to leap ahead in your creative industries career.

 

General Admission Tickets

Industry Session tickets*: $10+BF (Purchase via links below)

*Entry to the Expo is free with the purchase of an Industry Session ticket. Once you have booked your Industry Session ticket, please email [email protected] so we can issue you a complimentary ticket to the Expo.

To purchase Schools, Teachers or Equity Pricing tickets, schools can either call AFF Box Office on 0416 761 036 or email: [email protected]

 

 

Cinematography
Presenter: Daniel Charlton (Pro AV Solutions)
Time: 9.45am – 10.45am
Location: Ngunyawyaiti Theatre, Tandanya NACI
South Australia is known for screen works with high production values and this often comes down to understanding how to frame and light your work. Daniel will run you through a set of framing and lighting tips to improve your shorts.
Tickets and further info here.
A Career in Games
Presenter: Hannah Murdoch (Mighty Kingdom)
Time: 9.45am – 10.45am
Location: Inparrinthi Space, Tandanya NACI
So, you’re thinking of a career in Games? Mighty Kingdom’s team has decades of experience, hear them provide some insight into what a career in games can look like.
Tickets and further info here.
SFX: Prosthetic Makeup & Props
Presenter: Media Makeup Academy
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Palace Nova Eximax Cinema
Hear from our Industry Experts who have recently worked on Mortal Kombat about the exciting field of Special Effects, Props and Makeup. Watch a live demonstration of a character transformation using a variety of Prosthetics & SFX Makeup techniques.
Tickets and further info here.
Game Design
Presenters: Mark Riley & Emma Losin (Mighty Kingdom)
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: Ngunyawyaiti Theatre, Tandanya NACI
Mighty Kingdom share their experience on designing games with some of the world’s best-known brands.
Tickets and further info here.
VFX
Presenter: Nick Pill (Rising Sun Pictures)
Time: 12.15pm – 1.15pm & 1.30pm – 2.30pm (repeat session)
Location: Palace Nova Eximax Cinema
Working on major franchises in VFX is the dream of many – but how do you get started & what does the job involve once you’re designing VFX on a Hollywood franchise? Raised in Adelaide, Nick took his love of drawing and of the Star Wars franchise to Sydney’s Walt Disney Animation Studio as a Senior Layout Artist. He later moved into CG animation working as the Environment Supervisor on Happy Feet before returning to Adelaide as a VFX Art Director at Rising Sun Pictures where he has worked on major international productions like Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.
Tickets and further info here.
Writing for Games
Presenter: Francis Warner, James O’Connor and Krystle Penhall (Mighty Kingdom)
Time: 12.15pm – 1.15pm
Location: Ngunyawyaiti Theatre, Tandanya NACI
Games don’t have linear narratives like film and tv, as players have a bigger part in the storytelling. Mighty Kingdom is known for its deep narrative for games, and will share our experience with you.
Tickets and further info here.
Writing & Directing for Shorts
Presenter: Leela Varghese (Screenwriter and Segment Producer on BtN & Totally Wild)
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Location: Ngunyawyaiti Theatre, Tandanya NACI
Leela Varghese is the writer and director of the kind of films beloved by film curators wanting shorts with the comedic appeal & diverse characters that speak to the next generation. In this session, she will use her very recent films Furbulous and Crush as examples. Crush won Best Screenplay at 2019 Tropfest and was part of AFF 2020 Made in SA Program.
Tickets and further info here.

 

AFF Youth is supported by the Department for Education and the Department for Innovation and Skills