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AFTRS Friday on My Mind

Talks and Performances

6 Mar - 27 Nov

Friday on My Mind is a series of talks curated and hosted by AFTRS where cinephiles, industry, students and film-lovers alike can soak up some creative mind fuel - supplied by some of the best and brightest in the screen arts and broadcast industries.

  • Hosted by James Hewison & Margot McDonald.

    This week's guests are Nadia Tass and David Parker.

    Nadia Tass and David Parker run one of Australia's most successful independent production companies, Cascade Films, which has garnered over 37 international and Australian awards and 32 million at the box office for Aussie classics such as; Malcolm, The Big Steal and Matching Jack to name just a few.

    Together Nadia Tass and David Parker have carved out a special niche in the Australian film industry creating screen content for both film and TV for over 30 years. Nadia and David will share, with host James Hewison, their experiences of working with stellar practitioners such as Francis Ford Coppola, what it's like to work in Hollywood and with actors such as Susan Sarandon, Sam Neil, Emily Blunt, Harvey Keitel as well as their legacy of creating some of the most-loved screen characters in Australian screen history.

    Fridays* at 6pm
    Free > Tickets available on the day from the Tickets & Information Desk
    Please note there is a limit of four tickets per person. Sessions are Unclassified 15+ but may occasionally include R18+ material 

    Visit the AFTRS website for guest details and further information regarding the 2015 program.