Program announced for the second Next Gen

The second Next Gen program has been announced.

The monthly event held at The Backlot Perth will feature 8 short films and will feature special guests including Simon Akkerman ACS and Lauren Brunswick.

Simon is a highly experienced award winning cinematographer with a career spanning over 40 years. He’s worked for major clients across a variety of fields including feature film, drama short films, television shows, documentaries, large scale corporate and industrial productions as well as cinema/TV commercials and music video clips. 

Lauren is an emerging producer/director of TV, short & feature films and multi-platform, who won “Best Director – Short Form” for her debut short ONO, and “Young Filmmaker of the Year” at the 2015 WA Screen Awards.

Stones – Short Film (Director/Executive Producer: Matt Hodgkinson, Producer: Gabrielle Cole, Director of Photography: Jim Frater ACS)
The Spirit of Cacao – Short Film (Writer/Director/Producer: Michelle Bunting, Cinematographer: Matt Cabrera, Editor: Luke Griffiths)
La Femme – Dance Film (Produced by Jay Peardon, Bailey Parkinson, Jayden Beveridge and Jonathan Pettigrew)
Lake of Fire – Short Film (Writer/Director: Andrew Thorn, Producers: Andrew Thorn and Jack Jovcic)
The Amber Sky – Short Film (Director: Andre Chang-Fane, Vfx Supervisor: Kevin Fu)
Attachment – Dance Film (Produced by White Hedgehog Productions)
Bye Bye Lulu – Short Film (Writer: Miley Tunnecliffe, Director: Ryan Svirac, Producers: Jess Black and Miley Tunnecliffe)
Judi Dench is Cool in Person – Short Film (Writer/Director: Sean O’Keeffe, Producer: Lauren McDonough)

Resident Q&A host, Ben Young will also return on the evening and each ticket holder will receive a bag of popcorn thanks to The Pop Institute.

You can buy tickets to the event here.


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