November News updates

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Summary from our FB news page at: https://www.facebook.com/AsianAustralianFilmForum

GENERAL:

– Interesting story on James Wan http://audreymagazine.com/top-5-reasons-james-wan-has-mastered-scary-films/

BRIS:

– Catch Candy Bower’s new show HOT BROWN HONEY BURLESQUE…. Sticky. Political. Silly. Provocative. Brisbane on Saturday November 30th… https://vimeo.com/79186935

Shout and greeting to all  in town for  the Brisbane International FF including:

  • Maria Tran from ‘Maximum Choppage’ and many other films
  • Jiao Chen, of team behind Keep Me Safe Tonight who spoke on panel on documentaries at State Library for BIFF
  • AAFFN co-convener Dr Indigo Willing OAM who held a casual meet up to see Tokyo Story at GoMA
  • Asian Creatives Bureau founder Joon Kwok who is also a theatre director and based in Brisbane

Check out the full program at:

http://www.biff.com.au/

SYD:

– Shout and greeting to at the Japanese  FF including Kieran Tully.

Check out the full program at:

http://japanesefilmfestival.net

– Congratulations to all involved with the Joy House FF curated by Joy Hopwood with a team including MC Andy Minh Trieu and AAFFN’s Armi Marquez-Perez

– Opportunity to hear bestselling author Alice Pung in conversation with Annette Shun Wah on Saturday, 23 November 2013 at 3pm. Bookings now open – 02 9331 1112 or bookings@sherman-scaf.org.au

MELB:

– Congratulations to Chi Vu who recently held her show Banh Chung

http://footscrayarts.com/access-blog-event/banh-chung/

NATION-WIDE:

– Buddhism doco from team including Thai Phuong and Somchay Phakonkham has a call for the lead: http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/melbourne-cbd/other-jobs/become-a-buddhist-monk-for-30-days-for-a-documentary-film/1031576316

– The Australia Council for the Arts early career residencies call now open: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants/2013/early-career-residencies24-feb

– Opening Shots is an ABC TV series ft. documentaries by a number of Asian Australian teams including ‘Growing Up Gayby’ and ‘Keep Me Safe Tonight’. More info at:

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/growing-up-gayby-opening-shot-2/

MayaNewell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also on TV soon –https://www.facebook.com/keepmesafetonight?directed_target_id=0

Catch up on more news more regularly at our AAFFN FB page at:

https://www.facebook.com/AsianAustralianFilmForum

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