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Making the Leap Into Feature Directing

REELLIFE: Making the Leap Into Feature Directing

Join some of Australia’s hottest directing talent as they discuss the deals, the collaborations, the challenges, and the opportunities to make the leap into feature films – and discover how they got their first features over the line.

Gold Coast Film Festival REELLIFE panels are designed for screen industry professionals and screen students to extend their knowledge and networks. Whether you are a film or TV professional, emerging practitioner, screen student or even a film fan curious about filmmaking, you’ll find a REELLIFE session that will broaden your knowledge, answer your questions, develop your skills or make valuable connections.

JJ Winlove (Writer/Director)
Megan Riakos (Director/Writer)
Christine Luby (Director)


Saturday 17th April
12pm-1pm: Panel – Making the Leap Into Feature Directing
2pm-4pm: Script to Screen: Live Script Read of Untethered

Saturday 24th April
Panel – Film Business – Building Your Film Company For Success
1pm-2pm: Panel: MicroSeries – Content Creation for the Web and Beyond
2.30pm-3.30pm: Panel: Getting to the Heart Of It – Writing Great Characters
4pm – 5pm: Panel – Sucker for Love – The Art of the Rom Com


Saturday 17 April, 12pm-1pm – Theatre 2 – HOTA Home of the Arts

Free, bookings required



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