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Industrial Revelations is designed to engage the critical and creative sectors with issues, approaches and perspectives that examine international independent film practice.

We welcome all practitioners – or even just people interested in seeing how the industry works at the molecular level so don’t be bashful.

 
2022 INDUSTRIAL REV
Special Events

Decibel

Started on July 11, 2022 to July 11, 2022

Decibel

Performed by Decibel New Music Ensemble. Decibel New Music Ensemble, like many other ensembles and art organisations, had its activity for 2020 cancelled. 2 Minutes from Home is what they did instead - commissioning two-minute works from artists they have worked with in the past – one work per fortnight from July to December 2020.
Feature Feature Films & Documentaries Special Events

Even Mice Belong In Heaven

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Even Mice Belong In Heaven

Directed by Jan Bubenicek and Denisa Grimmova. A film about two mortal enemies - a little mouse Whizzy and Whitebelly the fox, who after an unfortunate accident, meet in animal heaven where they lose their natural instincts and become best friends. 
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Get Your Shorts On! 2022 + City of Vincent

Started on July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022

Get Your Shorts On! 2022 + City of Vincent

Don't get caught short, put Get Your Shorts On! in your calendar now! Join us for an exciting selection of short films in a nod to WA's talented emerging filmmakers - thanks to the City of Vincent Film Project.
Special Events

International Family Animation Explosion

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

International Family Animation Explosion

A specially curated collection of international short animations that are perfect for all ages – including those who have never been to the movies before. These wonderful films come from the four corners of the globe from Singapore to Portugal, to New Zealand to the UK. Experience some lovely work in the universal language of animation.
Special Events

Opening Night 2022: Sissy

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Opening Night 2022: Sissy

Join us at the REV Opening Night 2022!
Special Events

Shadow with DADAA

Started on July 15, 2022 to July 15, 2022

Shadow with DADAA

Revelation and DADAA present a special screening of SHADOW at the DADAA Cinema! The film will be open-captioned and audio-described. About Shadow Australia/2022/56min/Directed by Bruce Gladwin  Every once in a…
Special Events

Shaun Gladwell: The Cinematic

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Shaun Gladwell: The Cinematic

Experience Shaun Gladwell's works
Feature Feature Films & Documentaries Special Events

Terra Femme

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Terra Femme

Directed by Courtney Stephens. Using archive footage and home movies, Terra Femme examines the history and experiences of women travellers.
Shorts Showcases Special Events

Westralia Day 2022

Started on July 9, 2022 to July 9, 2022

Westralia Day 2022

Special Event / 2022 / A showcase of Western Australian made screen productions at The Backlot Perth.
Special Events

While You Sleep

Started on July 13, 2022 to July 13, 2022

While You Sleep

Creative Directors Sal Cooper and Kate Neal. An aural and visual excursion into both the musical fugue and the psychological ‘fugue state’, While You Sleep unites string quartet, piano, electronics, video and animation in a surreal counterpoint of music, movement and image where nothing is quite as it seems. 
Talks / Q&As

Breaking Into The Screen Industry

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

Breaking Into The Screen Industry

Join our experienced panel as they each share their journeys from the start of their careers up until that first big break. They'll provide tips to inspire emerging filmmakers today on their journey toward getting their projects made, as well as their views on the changing landscape of development, finance, and production today.
Talks / Q&As

Demystifying The Role of The Producer

Started on July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022

Demystifying The Role of The Producer

If you’ve ever wondered who identifies, acquires, develops, finances, and produces the film, television or online content you love, this is the session for you. Some of WA’s leading producers will explain what it is they do, and how and why they do it.
Talks / Q&As

Event Cancelled – Props, Prosthetics and Practical Effects

Started on July 1, 2022 to July 1, 2022

Event Cancelled – Props, Prosthetics and Practical Effects

As a professional artist and independent filmmaker, Erin will share behind the scenes stories of how she and her collaborators have created props and practical effects for screen works.
Talks / Q&As

Indie Filmmaker Panel

Started on July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022

Indie Filmmaker Panel

Writer/Director Adam Morris (Edward & Isabella), writer/director Platon Theodoris (The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour), and writer/director Matthew Victor Pastor (A Pencil to the Jugular), explore what goes into making an indie film in Australia: from the writing, to the directing, to the difficulty of shooting during a pandemic.
Talks / Q&As

It’s Time For Change

Started on July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022

It’s Time For Change

A panel of cinematography, sound and composition practitioners discuss diversity, gender, industry culture and mental health issues affecting the screen industry sector - and what we need to do to change it. 
Talks / Q&As

Keynote: Shaun Gladwell

Started on July 10, 2022 to July 10, 2022

Keynote: Shaun Gladwell

A talk with artist Shaun Gladwell on his works, hosted by Dr Greg Ferris
Talks / Q&As

Mind The Gap: Bringing Mature Women Back Into The Screen Industry

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

Mind The Gap: Bringing Mature Women Back Into The Screen Industry

What are some of the ways we achieve greater representation for older women? The barriers to female participation and progress within the screen industry vary according to career stage, industry sector and role.
Talks / Q&As

Music and Storytelling

Started on July 10, 2022 to July 10, 2022

Music and Storytelling

A lecture that will explore both the creative process of film scoring and its rich history, hosted by Kenneth Lampl
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: A Life On The Farm

Started on July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022

Q&A: A Life On The Farm

An after-film talk with Producer Dominik Platen
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: A Pencil To The Jugular

Started on July 12, 2022 to July 12, 2022

Q&A: A Pencil To The Jugular

An after-film talk with Matthew Victor Pastor and Evangeline Lee, hosted by Andrew F Pierce of The Curb. 
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Cherubhead

Started on July 12, 2022 to July 12, 2022

Q&A: Cherubhead

An after-film talk with director Sarah Legg, hosted by Andrew F Pierce of The Curb. 
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Edward and Isabella

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

Q&A: Edward and Isabella

An after-film talk with director Adam Morris, hosted by Andrew F Pierce of The Curb. 
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Flux Gourmet

Started on July 14, 2022 to July 14, 2022

Q&A: Flux Gourmet

An after-film talk with Peter Strickland (via zoom), hosted by Simon Miraudo and Tristan Fidler of the RTRFM Movie Squad
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Hatchback

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Q&A: Hatchback

An after-film talk with director Riley Sugars, producer Anthony Littlechild, and executive producer Darren Collinson, hosted by Richard Sowada
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Namarali

Started on July 8, 2022 to July 8, 2022

Q&A: Namarali

An after-film talk with Director/Editor/Producer Tim Mummery
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Sissy

Started on July 7, 2022 to July 7, 2022

Q&A: Sissy

An after-film talk with co-director/writer/lead actor Hannah Barlow, co-director/writer Kane Senes, producer Lisa Shaunessy and executive producer Alexandra Burke, and cast member Emily De Margheriti (WAAPA graduate). Hosted by Richard Sowada.
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Slaughterhouse-Five

Started on July 10, 2022 to July 10, 2022

Q&A: Slaughterhouse-Five

Join us for a Q&A about Slaughterhouse-Five with the Book-To-Film At The Backlot team. 
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: Stage Changers

Started on July 14, 2022 to July 14, 2022

Q&A: Stage Changers

An after-film talk with director Ella Wright, hosted by Victoria Laurie
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour

Started on July 13, 2022 to July 13, 2022

Q&A: The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour

Q&A with the cast and crew of The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour
Talks / Q&As

Q&A: When The Camera Stopped Rolling

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

Q&A: When The Camera Stopped Rolling

Join Erika Addis, the National President of ACS, as she speaks with filmmaker Jane Castle!
Talks / Q&As

Short Film Panel

Started on July 10, 2022 to July 10, 2022

Short Film Panel

Producer Kate Separovich (Evie, Good Night), writer/director David Vincent Smith (Good Night), and director Chris Elena (Refused Classification) share insights about making short films, storytelling in short films, and the importance of short films as their own entity plus more in this panel discussion.
Talks / Q&As

Writing An Interactive Story (now via Zoom)

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

Writing An Interactive Story (now via Zoom)

This workshop will explore the basics of how to write an interactive choose your own adventure style story. We will explore Twine as a tool to make and export these playable stories.
Talks / Q&As

You’ll Never Work In This Town Again

Started on July 16, 2022 to July 16, 2022

You’ll Never Work In This Town Again

Join Kelli McCluskey from tactical media art group, pvi collective, as she discusses their approach to developing a code of ethics to help safeguard against getting into bed with the wrong corporate bedfellows.

Some older panels are viewable on Fireside Chats

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