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Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
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T: 9841 444

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Film-making opportunity, with Accessible Arts and Genevieve Clay

Accessible Arts and filmmaker Genevieve Clay are looking for people who identify as having adisability to assist & be mentored on a range of roles for Genevieve's next short film, Francis &Annie.

Genevieve recently directed the short film Be My Brother which took first place at this years Tropfest & featured Gerard O’Dwyer who won Best Actor for his role in the film.

One of the other notable successes of Be My Brother was that it involved people of all abilities behind the scenes who had been involved in Accessible Arts Western Sydney’s creative programs.

Francis & Annie has been funded through MetroScreen's Raw Nerve initiative, and explores what is perceived to be tragic. It stars Tracie Sammut who is a member of Powerhouse Youth Theatre’s Mixed Abilities Ensemble and who has also appeared in the feature film, Clubland and TV series’ All Saints, GP and House Gang.

Mentors on Francis & Annie will include director/writer/actor Craig Anderson (Double the Fist, Life in a Datsun, Review with Myles Barlow), producer Eleanor Winkler (Be My Brother, Motherfish) & cinematographer Jules O’Loughlin (Kokoda & September).

To be considered being involved in the film shoot you need to be available on Saturday May 23rd & Sunday May 24th and be able to get to North Sydney.

To express your interest please contact Alison Richardson on 9251 6499 (ext 5) or

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