Interested in learning more about short filmmaking? Hear from three top filmmakers as they each screen one of their films and discuss how they made it, in a facilitated Q&A. A range of topics are covered, such as: finding collaborators; funding and budgeting; script development; challenges for directors; post-production; and other tips for aspiring filmmakers. Everyone is welcome, whether you’ve already made heaps of films or are just curious to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes.
-Walk a Mile – Kiwi writer/director Judith Cowley will walk us through the steps she took in making her film.
-ヒゲとレインコート (Beard and Raincoat) – Japanese writer/director Kimi Yawata will discuss her short and what inspired her to make a story about someone with a beard fetish.
-Tony the Tiny Pony – Kapiti coast director Ned Wenlock creates award-winning animations with a unique style. He talks about his process.