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LIVE STREAMING EVENT SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GENDER MATTERS: BRILLIANT PITCHES FORUM


LIVE STREAMING EVENT

SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GENDER MATTERS: BRILLIANT PITCHES FORUM

Monday 16 JULY 2018

11.00AM – 5.00PM

Screen Queensland Boardroom | Brisbane

Screen Queensland is thrilled to host a live streaming event to encourage local practitioners to come together to swap ideas and stories around Gender Matters and pitching.

This one-day forum will be led by U.S. producer Sheila Hanahan-Taylor (Final Destination, Oddball), and is designed to help screen creatives pitch themselves and their projects to the local and U.S. market.

Sheila will take you through pitch strategies, meeting etiquette, story sense and branding. For more details please CLICK HERE.

Schedule for Gender Matters: Brilliant Pitches Forum

11.00am – 1.05pm      Session 1 (includes intro by Taskforce member, Imogen Banks)

01.05pm – 01.45pm    Lunch break (40mins) Light lunch provided by SQ

01.45pm – 03.15pm    Session 2 

03.15pm – 03.30pm    Break – tea & coffee (15mins) – afternoon tea provided by SQ

03.30pm – 05.00pm    Session 3

Monday 16 JULY 2018

11.00AM – 5.00PM

Screen Queensland Boardroom

SUITE 1, 30 FLORENCE STREET, NEWSTEAD

**NUMBERS LIMITED. RVSP ESSENTIAL FOR CATERING PURPOSES**

RSVP HERE

About Sheila Hanahan-Taylor

Sheila Hanahan-Taylor is the founder of Practical Pictures, a production company specialising in studio pictures with a global appeal.  As a cradle-to-grave producer, Sheila’s skill set includes story development, marketplace analysis, fundraising and budgeting, on-set creative producing and editing.  Sheila has been involved with numberous studio franchises including American Pie, Cats & Dogs, Final Destination and was the producer on Australian feature Oddball.  The films Sheila has worked on as an executive or producer have grossed over US $2 billion in worldwide box office sales from a total production cost of USD $448 million.

Sheila was previously a Senior Executive at Zide/Perry Entertainment and prior to that, worked for Oscar Nominees Gil Netter and the Zucker Brothers, developing such films as My Best Friend’s Wedding. In addition to producing, Sheila also sits on numerous film boards and teaches at Universities around the globe.  Sheila currently teaches and works as a consultant with Carnegie Mellon, University of Southern California, Columbia College Chicago L.A. and Fox Studios.

At Fox, Sheila develops TV pilots with their Writers Intensive Program and films with their Global Directors Initiative.