Metro Screen gets two films in Tropfest…
[press release from Metro Screen]
Be My Brother
Genevieve received a 90% subsidy from Metro Screen’s Jumpstart Production Funding to support the making of Be My Brother.
Genevieve has also been accepted into Metro Screen’s 2009 Raw Nerve program. This Scheme provides four NSW screen-makers with resources to make a short film, supported by a cash budget, training and an industry mentor.
Dream What You Want
In 2007, Vashti Rosenberg, the producer of Dream What You Want, participated in Metro Screen’s Sydney Songlines, a new media project supported by the City of Sydney and the FTO. Vashti completed the production City Light as part of the project. Both Dimitri Ellerington and Vashti Rosenberg, the director and producer of Dream What You Want, are regular users of Metro Screen’s equipment and facilities service.
Metro Screen/ Tropfest Production Incentive:
Each year Metro Screen provides a 15% discount on equipment and facility hire for all screen-makers producing works for entry into Tropfest. For Tropfest 2009 Metro Screen extended this production incentive to approximately twenty NSW screen-makers.
Tropfest Top 60
Several works made by Metro Screen alumni were accepted into the Top 60. We understand Tropfest received approx 600 entries.
Films to screen on Sunday 22 form Metro Screen.
Be My Brother Tropfest finalist In July 2008 Genevieve Clay director received a 90% subsidy from Metro Screen’s Jumpstart Production Grants. Each year Metro Screen allocates a total of $60,000 in production Grants in the form of equipment and facility hire.
Dream What You Want Tropfest finalist
In 2007, Vashti Rosenberg, the producer participated in Metro Screen’s Sydney Songlines, a new media project supported by the City of Sydney and the FTO where she produced City Light.
Dry Water: The Making Of TropJr Finalist. Produced in our 08 July School Holiday Workshop.
142 Hours TropJr Finalist Made by Jasmin-Johanna Mobbs who last year won a place in our April School Holiday Workshop.
MyFace Screening at TropJr Produced with young people in Redfern as a specially commissioned piece to screen outside of competition at TropJr.