Category Archives: Showcase
Creative talent is just oozing out of Metro Screen at the moment, the new LOOK we are launching for 2013 reflects how creators from all disciplines are coming together to make great content for our various screens. The beautiful illustrations featured on the Metro Screen website are by Mahani Del Borrello who publishes the stunning blog picturette.
In 2013 Queer Screen celebrates its 20th anniversary of putting GLBTQI stories on the screen at Sydney’s Mardi Gras Film Festival. Simon Hunt, Su Goldfish and current Queer Screen Festival Director, Jain Moralee, reflect on the history of the organisation and the changing landscape of queer cinema.
Elizabeth Wymarra is a Gudang/Wakaidth Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island woman who has a passion for telling Indigenous stories on different platforms. A published children’s author, actor, writer and now producer/director, comes from a rich back ground in Radio, Theatre and TV. Her first fully funded short film The Biggest Port screened at the Short Film Festival S.A. and Message Sticks in 2011.
Take a look behind the scene of the Metro Screen Certificate IV student production “The Art of Play”. The Art Of Play is a short film currently in production as part of the Certificate IV Screen & Media Studies course at Metro Screen (June 2012). This selective course only accepts 15 students per year who are interested in film and content production, 80% of graduates from this course walk in to work in the local film, TV and digital content industries.
First Break 2010
In 1950s rural Australia, Matthew and his wife live on a remote sheep station. Their quiet lives begin to unravel when it is discovered that Matthew has fathered a child to an Aboriginal woman who lives on the station.
The Burnt Cork has screened at St. Kilda Film Festival, Dungog Film Festival, Jurassic Lounge, Show Me Shorts Festival, Bahamas International Film Festival and the Canberra Short Film Festival.
First Break 2010
A short Dark Comedy Written, Directed and Produced by Kristy Best. This is Kristy’s first Short Film.
Something Fishy has screened at Vail Film Festival, LA Comedy Shorts, DC Shorts, Friars Club Comedy Fest, Dungog Film Festival, Canberra Short Film Festival and Cornwall Film Festival.