Motion Pictures: A Festival Of New Cinema

By April 8, 2015 Events

Powerhouse Youth Theatre (PYT) warmly invites you to the launch of ‘Motion Pictures: A Festival of New Cinema’ in Fairfield on Saturday 18 April.

Presented by PYT, Motion Pictures is a new festival in Western Sydney that aims to support the development and presentation of ambitious screen-based work. With a focus on fostering emerging artists and filmmakers, Motion Pictures looks towards the future of cinema in a region undergoing a significant transition.

Directed by Kate Blackmore and David Capra, Motion Pictures will screen a selection of short films by young Western Sydney filmmakers as part of the inaugural Beszant Award, hosted by Craig Anderson (director, Black Comedy, Double the Fist).

There will also be presentations by Tim Chappel (costume designer, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Ali Kadhim (filmmaker, Team 9Lives), John Kirkman (Executive Director, ICE) and Maria Tran (actor, director and producer, Maximum Choppage).

Also screening on the day will be video art by renowned Australian artists Shaun Gladwell, Soda_Jerk, Angelica Mesiti, Tracey Moffatt, Sean Rafferty, Khaled Sabsabi and Pia van Gelder (in an abandoned Fairfield cinema).

For more information visit:

Date: Saturday 18 April
Time: 1pm-8.30pm
Location: Powerhouse Youth Theatre (PYT), 19 Harris St, Fairfield

We look forward to seeing you in Fairfield!