Arts HOTdesk – Port Douglas – It’s all on FILM!

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Date(s) - 10/09/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Port Douglas Community Centre

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Second Monday of every month
This month:  It’s all on FILM!
In partnership with Ports Shorts Film Festival and Douglas Shire Council

10:00 -10:40    Radheya Jegatheva in conversation.  View his short films Journey & iRoney.  Hear his story – join us or via zoom from home

10:40 – 11:20    Make a movie in a minute on your Smartphone

Greg Mclean will walk us through how to make a short clip ready for uploading to the www.

11:20 – 12:00    IT’S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW!!

Ali George is one of the Ports Shorts Film Festival founders and will give vital information on where to go and who to ask for help in the industry. Connections, where to find them and how to manage them.

12:00 – 13:00     Douglas Shire Arts Forum Discussion

13:00 – 14:00     Open Desk – Drop in and see what’s up!

Radheya Jegatheva is a young Perth based Australian filmmaker who was born in Johor, Malaysia in 1999 to parents of South Korean and Malaysian ancestry. He is a 2nd year Bachelor of Commerce student at Curtin University in Western Australia.  Radheya’s skill set cuts across a number of creative areas and he has won prizes for his creations in the fields of writing, poetry, art and film making, among others.

Radheya Jedatheva brought the crowd to their feet with his powerful animation “iRony” in 2017 at the Port Shorts Film Festival. He took home the prize in the Open Filmmaker section for the second year running. By April 2018 his film iRony had won 74 prizes and picked up by 168 festivals around the world. Winning
His winning films:Journey 2016Alone in space, an astronaut drifts through the empty void. After finding another astronaut in the same predicament, she gives him a polaroid image of the Earth. They then team up to go on an epic journey across the universe to return to their planet. Will these star-crossed lovers find home?iRony 2017

Social commentary animation detailing the intrusion of digital technology told from the perspective of a phone. It explores the darker side of technology and the modern day issues of comparing ones-self through social media. IRONY is a hand-drawn film that straddles genres of animation, experimental film, narrative, documentary, and film-poem.

Supporting the arts, culture and creative industries of the North, Arts Nexus provides advice and assistance in art-related matters. Make an appointment with our Program Coordinator or drop in to discuss grants, skill development, arts business and planning. Attend forums, discussion groups, networking and Monthly MeetUPs. Each month a different art form will be focused, covering various topics for open discussion and idea sharing.
Free Wifi and desk space is available for the community to create and inspire.
Community Hall, Mowbray Street, Port Douglas. Enquiries Phone: 0437 367 868
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