‘A Journey to Your Audience’: Producing Presentation With Marian Macgowan
Marian will also cover development, casting, financing, contracting, marketing, production, post-production, festival strategy, distribution and returns.
‘A Journey to Your Audience' presentation details:
When: Monday, 5 November 2012
Where: Northbridge Piazza Meeting Room, Cnr Lake & James Street Northbridge
Time: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Bookings: Please email Alan Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org In the subject heading of the e-mail please write "Surname Macgowan" and include a phone contact. Please briefly outline your interest in this presentation and your background in screen development or production.
Limited space is available for local screen practitioners to attend this free workshop and preference will be given to producers. We imagine demand will exceed available space so please book as soon as possible.
For enquiries, please contact Alan Payne AWGWA Manager on (08) 9227 9885.
Marian Macgowan produced the film South Solitary written and directed by Shirley Barrett, which opened the 2010 Sydney Film Festival and released Australia-wide in July. She also executive produced the documentary Boxing for Palm Island which will air on the ABC in late 2010.
She executive produced the feature film Blessed directed by Ana Kokkinos and starring Frances O'Conner and Miranda Otto which went into release in September 2009 and won Best Screenplay at San Sebastian and Best Film at Kosmorama & Giffoni Generator +16. In early 2008 she produced the feature film Death Defying Acts, an Australian/UK co-production directed by Gillian Armstrong, and starring Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
As well as running her own company, Marian's other roles have included the production and publishing of Australian film industry bible, The Production Book and Head of Producing at the Australian Film and Television School, where she subsequently worked as a consultant until mid-2008.
Marian's past films include Lillian's Story, Two Hands, which won an AFI and Film Critic's of Australia award for Best Film in 1999, and Rage in Placid Lake which was nominated for 4 AFI Awards in 2003.
Macgowan Films is currently developing a number of projects including an adaptation of Tony McNamara's play The Great for Gillian Armstrong, Occhy on the rise and fall and rise of surfing legend Mark Occhilupo and a ten part television series Cold Harvest.
Feature Navigator is presented by ScreenWest in association with the AWG and with assistance from Screen Australia.