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Applications close 5pm 11 June 2021

Open to early-career screen directors from regional Queensland.

Two selected applicants from regional Queensland will have their participant fee and travel costs covered by Screen Queensland.


Screenworks, in partnership with the Australian Directors Guild and Linnaeus Estate Education Fund, is offering regionally based screen directors an opportunity to connect with and learn from two of Australia’s most accomplished screen directors in a two-day intensive on the craft of screen directing.

Rowan Woods and Jen Peedom, two of Australia’s most renowned and critically acclaimed screen directors, will be guest tutors at Screenworks’ Directing Intensive in Byron Bay on 22nd and 23rd July 2021.

The two directors will advise selected early career regional screen directors on technique, skills and project development for drama and documentary film and television.

Entry to the Screenworks Directing Intensive is by application and is open only to current Screenworks Members.  Participants will be selected by a panel including representatives from the ADG, Screenworks and Screen Queensland.

This is a rare opportunity to connect with and receive advice from prominent Australian screen directors and the Australian Directors Guild.


Eligible Regional Areas

Regional areas are defined as a resident outside of South East Queensland, being defined as a 100- kilometre radius of the Brisbane or Gold Coast central business district.