Women in Film and Television Australia
Women in Film & Television Australia (WIFT Australia) is a Not-For-Profit organisation dedicated to achieving gender equality in the Australian screen industry through research, advocacy, education and support for female-identifying screen industry practitioners.
WIFT Australia operates nationally with a presence in all states and territories and provides a number of programs, events and initiatives throughout the year. This includes the Raising Films Australia initiative to support parents and carers, mentor programs, screenings, educational workshops and panel discussions. WIFT Australia circulates a monthly e-news to alert women of new opportunities as well as promotion of female-led work and has a strong presence in the industry to ensure women have a voice when policy and programs are developed. WIFT Australia also engages in research to uncover the nuances of gender inequality in screen, to develop the best strategies to address it and to advocate for change.
Screen Producers of Australia
We are governed by an elected council that includes some of Australia’s most prominent screen industry professionals. Our elections are held annually with representatives selected from across the feature film, television and interactive production community.
Australian Writers’ Guild
The Australian Writers’ Guild is the professional association representing writers for stage, screen, radio and online and has protected and promoted their creative and professional interests for more than 50 years.
The Guild’s vision is to see performance writing and performance writers thrive as a dynamic and integral part of Australian storytelling, shaping, reflecting and enhancing the Australian cultural voice in all its diversity.
The AWG’s purpose is to promote the role and recognition of – and rewards for – performance writing in Australian society and culture; to pursue a thriving industry environment; to protect and advance creative rights and opportunities and to promote excellence and improve professional standards, conditions and remuneration.
Dolby Sound Challenge
The inaugural Dolby Sound Challenge theme for the 2015 challenge was: Hear My City – Sydney.
Entrants submitted a 90-second video based on that year’s theme, it had to capture the essence and uniqueness of Sydney, Australia Judges looked for entries that encapsulates the theme of the challenge – with an original and creative use of sound.
The top three entries will have their sound track mixed in Dolby Atmos by Soundfirm, the first-ever Dolby Atmos facility in Australia. The winner was flown to Los Angeles, CA and had their winning film remastered in Dolby Vision at their exclusive Hollywood Studios.
One of Australia’s most iconic cultural events.
Since 1993 Tropfest’s purpose has been simple: to create platforms for filmmakers to generate new content & share their stories. Each year the Festival delivers a raft of programs that encourage emerging talent to participate in the film industry and has helped launch some of Australia’s most notable film and TV careers. https://tropfest.org.au/
Frаnсеѕсо Vitаli & Chris Siametis are the founders оf thе 48 Film Project, one of the most powerful International Short film festivals in the world. For more than a decade we help filmakers to break it into the hard filmmaking business and have the chance to showcase their unique talent at the heart of the filming industry in Hollywood infront of the movers and shakers in the film business.