What’s on the screen: Upcoming Screenings at a Glance
A Motion & A Spirit - 360° Super Circle Cinema Experience 27 October – 3 November 2012
A MOTION & A SPIRIT was the SAFC’s first commercial production made in 1973. It is being presented as part of FROM A SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY – SAFC 40th Anniversary Exhibition and will screen in a specially recreated nine screen mult-synchronised cinema built inside the Hetzel Theatre, State Library, that will literally have audiences ‘turning in circles’.
SAFC 40th Anniversary Screening Program 25 October – 6 December 2012
Presented in partnership with the State Library of South Australia.
Seven 'classic' SAFC titles screened over seven Thursdays at 7pm, Hetzel Theatre, State Library of South Australia
25 October Sunday Too Far Away (1975) M – 91mins
1 November The Fourth Wish (1975) PG – 107mins
8 November Blue Fin (1977) G – 90mins
15 November The Money Movers (1978) R18+ – 92mins
22 November The Club (1980) M15+ – 95mins
29 November Breaker Morant (1980) M – 102mins
6 December Playing Beatie Bow (1985) PG – 93mins
All screenings are FREE but bookings are essential to 8207 7626.
Please note that Money Movers is an R18+ film.
Total Film: The Beginnings of the South Australian Film Corporation 13 October – 27 October 2012
October 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of one the great milestones in the modern Australian feature film industry: the establishment of the South Australian Film Corporation, by then-Premier Don Dunstan and its founding CEO, Gil Brealey.
To help celebrate the SAFC's 40th Anniversary in 2012, the National Film and Sound Archive are presenting a 40th Anniversary Retrospective; Total Film: The Beginnings of the South Australian Film Corporation.
The screenings will concentrate on the first 20 years of the SAFC and its unique role in those years as a quasi-Australian ‘film studio’. Part One will return to some of the SAFC’s classics and milestones of the late 1970s.
AACTA Awards Screenings – Members only
Sydney: 8 - 31 October 2012 | Hoyts Cinema Paris | AFTRS
Melbourne: 10 - 30 October 2012 | Cinema Nova
The best of Australian film from the last year will be on show at the AACTA Awards Screenings - a key component of the Australian screen awards season - throughout October.
The AACTA Awards Screenings bring Australia’s leading screen professionals and screen enthusiasts together to discuss and judge each of the films in competition for Australia’s highest screen accolade – an Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award.
Upcoming Events and Activities
SAFC 40th Anniversary Exhibition FROM A SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY – 20 October - 2 December 2012
2012 SA & WA Awards for Cinematography – 27 October 2012
Art By Chance Film Festival – October 2012
Hof International Film Festival –23 - 28 October 2012
Into the box: An intro to writing for television – 3 November and 4 November 2012
SPAA Conference – 12 -15 November 2012
Digital Ignition Multi-platform Clinic – 26-30 November 2012
World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) – 27-30 November 2012
Festival and Awards Call for Entry Deadlines
Melbourne International Film Festival early bird submissions – open from 29 October 2012
AFTRS seeking passionate & creative people for 2013 – 1 November 2012
2013 First Factual Films Festival (F4) Award for Outstanding Documentary Talent – 1 November 2012
2013 Rotterdam Lab – 2 November 2012
Financial Assistance for 2013 ACE International Training Program– Application deadline 7 November 2012
Springboard: Short Film Initiative 2012 - 5 December 2012
Byron Bay Film Festival 2013 – 15 November
Hot Docs – Call for Entries 2012 (Early bird Submissions) - 7 December2012
Tropfest 2013 – 3 January 2013
Screen department seeking short film scripts – 25 February 2013
Upcoming SAFC Funding Application Deadlines
05.10 Digital 360LAB – 29 October 2012
02.03 Documentary Script and Project Development – 13 November 2012
Click here for the full list of SAFC funding deadlines.