This kickoff event for Springboard 2021 is your introduction to the program and other participants.
It includes a speed pitching round where you can pitch your short-form project idea - or your skills - to other participants.
Afterwards, network with fellow participants and make invaluable industry connections.
A weekend intensive workshop focusing on the craft of directing for the screen, including: breaking down scripts, designing coverage, storyboarding and shot-listing, directing actors, working on a set, collaborating with producers and DOPs, and how to write a compelling vision statement. This will benefit directors of any genre and format including short films.
Learn about strategic planning, different business structures, and what to consider when deciding whether to set up as a sole trader, company or joint venture. Hear our guest speakers share with us their challenges and struggles as a business owner in the screen industry, including how they have overcome various obstacles along the way.
Join filmmaker and legal advisor Jack Sheridan as he talks us through foundation agreements (writer’s, director’s and producer’s agreements etc.), how to establish copyright, what is chain of title, and if copyright is the same as financial reward.
Mercury CX executives will explain the Quicksilver funding guidelines and provide relevant and useful information that will assist in preparing applications to Quicksilver. Get tips and advice on how to make your application as competitive and compelling as possible.
NOTE: The contents of this presentation do not constitute legal advice, are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Formal legal advice should be sought in particular matters. The views expressed are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of the South Australian Government.