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August 2107 Event Recap: ‘The Yellow Brick Road to Funding’ with Katrina Mathers

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First of all, a big thank you to our guest speaker, Katrina Mathers. Not only did she dedicate her time and energy to share with us her secrets, she did it all on a Sunday morning!

Learning about funding while having food would probably be the only thing that will get me out of bed on a Sunday morning and clearly, I wasn’t the only one. We had members attending from all sorts of industries; TV, film, festival and even literature. It was a great opportunity to network and get to know them over coffee and food.

 

Katrina’s knowledge of funding was fascinating and insightful. It’s not surprising hearing that her short films have won over 30 awards including an AACTA (The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award), and have screened at hundreds of film festivals. Plus two of her recent animations were Academy® Accredited, Nullarbor and The Gallant Captain  (co-directed with renowned children’s author Graeme Base). Katrina has also written, produced and directed for organisations such as ABCTV, Granada Media, MCM Entertainment, ActIII Animation, 9MMCommercials and Network10.

I’m happy to say that we had a successful first networking brunch event and that we look forward to having Katrina come back for events in the future. We hope to continue hosting similar events all around Melbourne, so keep an eye out for a WIFT VIC event near you!

 

Check out more about Katrina on her website:

www.katrinamathers.com

Or follow Katrina on Facebook or Twitter:

https://www.facebook.com/ShortFilmTinyBudget

https://twitter.com/Micromovie_TV

https://twitter.com/katminsky

 

 

Written by:
Maggie Olkhovsky – Event Organizer and WIFT Vic board member

Join us for our August 2017 event: The Yellow Brick Road to Funding

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MEMBERS EVENT! Join us for our August event “The Yellow Brick Road to Funding”.

Katrina Mathers will join us to discuss all the ways you can fund your film and which one could be suitable for you. Don’t miss this opportunity to get informed and have the chance to network and collaborate with fellow WIFT Vic members!

Katrina Mathers is a prolific independent filmmaker, her short films have won over 30 awards including an AACTA, and have screened at hundreds of film festivals. Her recent animations were both Academy® Accredited: NULLARBOR (continues to be a best seller on iTunes) and she developed and co-directed THE GALLANT CAPTAIN with renowned children’s author Graeme Base. Katrina co-founded The Lampshade Collective animation and VFX studio in Melbourne and oversaw production on many TVCs, ghosting jobs and shorts.She has also written, produced or directed for organisations such as ABCTV, Granada Media, MCM Entertainment, ActIII Animation, 9MMCommercials and Network10.

Wait there is more! We also have five double passes to That’s Not Me up for grabs to the first five members to arrive. That’s Not Me is an Australian indie comedy, filmed in Melbourne co-written by Alice Foulcher and Gregory Erdstein, directed by Gregory Erdstein and starring Alice Foulcher and Isabel Lucas.

This is a MEMBERS ONLY event. Become a WIFT VIC member to be able to attend the event.
Join here!