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Fireside Chat: Exploring Channels to Success
July 13, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Industrial Revelations/2023/Australia/Fireside Chat
Join WIFT WA (Women in Film and Television Western Australia) and Revelation Film Festival for an evening of insight and inspiration at our upcoming event, Fireside Chat: Exploring Channels to Success.
Engage in conversation with local documentary filmmaker, Jane Hammond, and industry experts, Edwina Waddy and Julie Ryan, who will share their experiences and valuable insights into pathways to success in the film industry. Get ready to be inspired!
We invite you to ask questions during the Q&A and enjoy connecting with industry professionals over various delicious nibbles.
Additionally, a complimentary drink ticket will be provided to our current WIFT WA members that RSVP to the event.
We look forward to welcoming you on July 13th for an evening that promises to ignite your creativity, expand your perspectives, and pave the way for your future success in the film industry.
RSVP now to secure your spot!
Edwina Waddy – Head of Australian Content at Roadshow
Edwina will provide guidance into the art of pitching stories for success in the film industry. Drawing from her experience, she will share tips and strategies on how to captivate producers, investors, and distributors. Discover the secrets behind crafting compelling narratives that resonate with audiences and industry professionals alike.
Julie Ryan – Australian film producer
Julie is a producer with an impressive portfolio of acclaimed films, including H is for Happiness, Hotel Mumbai, Ten Canoes and Red Dog. Her works have garnered recognition and awards at prestigious film festivals including, Cannes, Berlin International Film Festival, Cinefest Oz, and the Toronto International Film Festival. Hotel Mumbai was he most successful Australian film to release internationally in 2019. Join Julie as she shares her invaluable insights on producing Australian-made films and finding international success.
Jane Hammond – WA Documentary Film Director/Producer/Cinematographer
Jane an acclaimed local documentarian whose WA stories ignite environmental justice campaigns and drive real results. In her recent long-form documentary, Black Cockatoo Crisis (2022), Jane sheds light on the urgent need to protect the black cockatoos of Western Australia. This film was recognized as the winner of the 2021 Brian Beaton Award for its social impact and resulted in over 7,000 messages from the community, demanding action from the WA Government to save these iconic birds. After a strong social impact campaign, her 2020 film, Cry of the Forests- A Western Australian Story, led to the WA Government announcing that logging in native forests would be banned by 2024. Through her story, Jane will discuss how documentary films can mobilise communities and become a powerful force for positive social change.