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Blue Mountains Film Festival

October 6, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


A practical introduction to developing documentary concepts into a format that can be made on any budget.


  • techniques to develop documentary concepts;
  • techniques to prepare concepts for production; and
  • tips and hints to help get your documentary project moving.
  • case studies with panel members.
  • Q&A


Pete Ireland (Event facilitator for Metro Screen & Doco Maker, Opening Act Films), Tony Radevski (Doco Maker, Runtime Pictures)




Tony Radevski Bio

Tony Radevski is an Australian director, writer and producer of film and television.

Tony Radevski is an independent Australian director, writer and producer of film and television. In 2005, he co-produced the 35mm short drama In the Middle. In 2006, he completed a documentary for SBS entitled The Prodigal Son, which won Best Short Documentary at the 2006 IF Awards and Most Popular Film at the Flickerfest International Short Film Festival. In 2008, he finished work on the short animation Ephemeral, which he wrote and directed/produced with animator Jongsu Oh. It screened at the 2008 Dendy Awards and won Most Innovative film. It was a finalist in the Best Animation category at the 2008 ATOM Awards and St Kilda Film Festival and won Best Sound Post Production. It has also sold to SBS Television. He also directed the experimental short drama ‘Drvce od Kibrit’ (‘Matchstick’) in 2009 and edited the 30-minute drama Hush in 2011. More recently, he was commissioned by Queerscreen as part of “We Are Queerscreen” series to write, direct and edit Part One: Love. He is co-director of the production company Runtime Pictures, with animator/VFX artist Jongsu Oh, and also works on commercial and communications projects.

Tony is a professional member of the Australian Director’s Guild, and teaches film at tertiary institutions.

Pete Ireland Bio

Peter Ireland is an award winning producer, writer and director based in Sydney, Australia.

His films have been selected for the AACTA accredited Byron Bay International Film Festival, the FIAPF-accredited Shanghai International Film Festival, broadcast on Australian Television and screened in many other film festivals in Australia and overseas.

In 2012, Peter produced the documentary ‘Part One: Love’, written, directed and edited by Tony Radevski. The film has gone on to screen in festivals in Australia and Europe, and has been nominated for best documentary at The 2013 St Kilda Film Festival.

Peter is also a Producer member of the Australian industry peak body, AACTA.

In 2013, Peter began working for Metro Screen. Utilising his experience as a filmmaker and his 10 years of ‘day-job’ experience in HR, Peter is responsible for coordinating short courses for the professional development of filmmakers at all stages of their career.

Peter also continues to produce independent film and content through his production company ‘Opening Act Films’.


October 6, 2013
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


The Carrington
15-47 Katoomba St
Katoomba NSW 2780,