INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENT: Big Screen Symposium early bird ticket sales close this Fri 19 Aug; Cate Shortland, Tony Krawitz and The Phoenix Foundation to deliver masterclasses Two of Australia’s finest in film and television, writer/director Cate Shortland and director Tony Krawitz join us to deliver masterclasses, as well as NZ musicians Luke Buda and Samuel Flynn Scott, who will share their process writing for films including HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE. AWARD-WINNING AUSTRALIAN WRITER/DIRECTOR CATE SHORTLAND JOINS US Lauded filmmaker Cate Shortland whose many credits include film (LORE, SOMERSAULT) and writing for TV (The KETTERING INCIDENT, THE SLAP) will deliver a screenwriting masterclass at this year’s symposium. More info. SOUGHT-AFTER AUSTRALIAN DIRECTOR TONY KRAWITZ JOINS US Accomplished director Tony Krawitz, known for his films (DEAD EUROPE, JEWBOY), documentary (THE TALL MAN), and his work directing television (THE KETTERING INCIDENT, THE DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND) will deliver a directing masterclass at this year’s symposium. More info. THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION DELIVER COMPOSING MASTERCLASS Internationally acclaimed NZ musicians and The Phoenix Foundation front-men Luke Buda and Samuel Flynn-Scott will deliver a composing masterclass, delving into their experiences scoring NZ films EAGLE VS SHARK, BOY and HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE. More info. EARLY BIRD CLOSES THIS FRIDAY 19 AUGUST AT MIDNIGHT – GET IN QUICK! Buy your Big Screen Symposium ticket now for a $50 early bird discount. Buy your ticket. WIN A FREE TICKET ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE! Like our fb page and share our post to be in to win a free ticket to this year’s symposium! Competition closes this Fri 19th Aug at 9:30am and will be drawn randomly at 10am. Good luck! Enter here. PULLMAN AUCKLAND ROOMS SELLING FAST Our official accommodation partner, Pullman Auckland, is offering reduced room rates for Big Screen Symposium delegates. Standard rooms are now sold out, but delegates are still eligible for special rates on superior and executive suites. Get in quick and be close to the action all weekend! More info. PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS AT THE BIG SCREEN SYMPOSIUM 2016 The Big Screen Symposium is the perfect platform to promote your business, projects or products and services to more than 450 delegates from across the screen industry. Book an exhibitor and advertisement space now as these do sell out! For more information contact event manager Sarah McDermott (09) 951 0291 [email protected]. Follow on facebook and twitter and be part of the community.