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Westralia Day 2022

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

Special Event / 2022 /

A showcase of Western Australian made screen productions at The Backlot Perth.

Breaking Into The Screen Industry

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

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.

You’ll Never Work In This Town Again

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

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.

Erin Coates: Props, Prosthetics and Practical Effects

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

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.

John Bradburn: Writing An Interactive Story

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

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.

It’s Time For Change

The Backlot 21 Simpson St, West Perth, WA

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.