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Talks & Performances

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.

Free > Tickets available on the day from the Tickets & Information Desk
  • This week:

    The Versatile Director: Matthew Saville

    Matthew Saville is a multi-award winning film and television writer and director who works across film, television, drama and comedy. His most recent projects include A Month of SundaysFelony, The Slap, Cloudstreet and Please Like Me.

    Matthew's feature film debut, Noise, premiered internationally at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and then went on to win numerous awards locally. He has also directed landmark television programs including The KingThe Secret Life of Us; Tangle and We Can Be Heroes. Diverse in his practice and the projects he takes on, Matthew is equally adept at adapting novels for the screen, such as Tim Winton's Cloudstreet and Christos Tsioklas's The Slap, and then turning his hand and mind to directing comedy, collaborating with the likes of Stephen Curry, Chris Lilley and Shaun Micallef.

    Matt will share his ideas about the craft of directing and creating compelling screen stories with host James Hewison.

    Guest: Matthew Saville

    Fridays* at 6pm

    *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.

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