Screen Australia Announces Mentors for Digital Ignition Multi-Platform Clinic
Mentors include Lance Weiler (US), a storytelling pioneer, named by WIRED magazine as ‘one of 25 people helping to reinvent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood’; Matt Costello (US), writer of ground-breaking and award-winning novels, games and television, who has worked on feature titles including King Kong, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and Bad Boys 2, and consulted on Titanic; social technologist Gunther Sonnenfeld (US) who has taken his vast experience of marketing major films such as Magnolia and Gangs of New York into the multi-platform arena; and Brian Seth Hurst (US), known as ‘the father of cross platform’, an expert in ‘storyworlding’. Laurel Papworth, one of Australia’s leading social media experts, will also join the mentoring team.
The team of mentors will join the clinic’s director, StoryLabs’ Gary Hayes, in Sydney from 26 to 30 November.
Applications to the Digital Ignition Multi-platform Clinic close on Tuesday 2 October 2012. Guidelines and application details are available on the Screen Australia website.