Friday 4 March: Screen Queensland (SQ) is thrilled to be supporting the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) and FremantleMedia Australia (FMA) for an ADG Directors attachment on television drama, the Paul Hogan project. Open to Queensland practitioners only, the deadline for applications to be received by the ADG is Wednesday 16 March 2016.
The Paul Hogan project is to be directed by one of Australia’s most critically-acclaimed directors, Kevin Carlin (Molly, Wentworth, Packed to the Rafters, Killing Time, Canal Road). The successful applicant will be supported with funds from Screen Queensland and FremantleMedia Australia to work full-time with Carlin.
SQ CEO Tracey Vieira says, ‘Attachments are an important initiative supported by our agency across both creative and technical roles, as they elevate our talent and construct meaningful career pathways for early to mid career practitioners.
‘The ADG Directors attachment on FremantleMedia’s Paul Hogan series will give a director on-set experience working with a highly respected director in Kevin and will lead them to a career pathway with more opportunities and experience.
‘Attachment programs benefit our entire industry as they lead to more Queensland stories on screen and greater economic growth of the screen sector.’
Attachment applications may be submitted to the ADG from interested directors who have:
- TWO short fiction drama films selected for public screening* OR
- ONE short fiction drama film which has screened at one of the following accredited film festivals – Sundance, Berlin, Venice, Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, Busan, Rotterdam, SXSW or Telluride, OR
- Can demonstrate they have been a first assistant director on a TV drama series or a feature film.
*Public screening refers to selection for screening at a film festival or a form of exhibition or distribution for the public by someone other than the filmmakers
The attachment will be involved in two weeks pre, eight weeks of the shoot and then the post- production as determined by the producer, director and attachment.
For more information please contact the ADG on 1300 539 639 or visit the ADG Website.
Please forward all applications by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Paul Hogan QLD DAS
About the Paul Hogan project:
The Paul Hogan drama project is a FremantleMedia Australia production for the Seven Network. Both Screen Queensland and Screen Australia have invested funding for the production.
Kevin Carlin, whose amazing body of work includes Wentworth and Seven’s miniseries Molly, will direct the Paul Hogan project. The script is by Keith Thompson (The Sapphires) and Marieke Hardy (Packed To The Rafters, The Family Law).
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