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Sam’s Gold screens on ABC1 tonight as part of The Screening Room, hosted by Jason di Rosso. According to ABCTV, ‘The Screening Room showcases the best Australian short films from emerging film makers and cutting-edge visionaries’.
October is a big month for Julietta’s short films!
Sam’s Gold is an official selection at the Academy Awards accredited Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis!
And Julietta’s film Safe has been nominated for a total of five awards including Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Cinematography (Jeremy Rouse) and Best Actress (Adrienne Pickering) at the Maverick Movie Awards in New York!
Moviemaker Magazine calls the Maverick Movie Awards ‘the Indie Spirit Awards of true indie filmmakers’ and the goal of the Awards ‘is to help talented moviemakers achieve the recognition they deserve by awarding movies with unique style, exceptional craft, and the power to communicate’.
Safe will also screen in competition this month at the Pune Short Film Festival in India this month.
A great little review for Sam’s Gold in the latest issue of RealTime mag! :D * But…SPOILER ALERT!
Sam’s Gold is one of only seven shorts invited to screen in the Brisbane International Film Festival’s – GenNext 2013 program!
Julietta’s Screen NSW funded short Sam’s Gold had it’s national premiere at Perth Revelation International Film Festival last night to a packed house! Screenspace called the film ‘an exciting new work’:
Julietta has been awarded one of three Travel Fellowships to the Perth Revelation International Film Festival!
It’s official: Julietta will travel to Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam with the support of Screen Australia: http://if.com.au/2013/05/20/article/Screen-Australia-announces-new-internships-almost-360000-in-funding/WDWUFQJHYQ.html
Julietta is one of only nine directors worldwide selected to attend a Directors Lab at the Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam!
Check out this blog on Safe by the New Hope Film Festival in Pennsylvania : http://newhopefilmfest.blogspot.com.au/
Safe continues its marathon festival run by being selected for the New Hope Film Festival in Pennsylvania, USA. The Festival Chairman and CEO had these lovely words to say about Safe in an email to Julietta: ‘ We’re honored to exhibit your film at New Hope Film Festival! The judges have been raving about the quality of your work, and in fact one is so hooked, she’s watched it a number of times.’ A very good start to 2013!
A feature interview that says some nice things about Julietta by Simon Foster of Screen-space:
In other news, Safe wins 2nd prize for Best Film at the Made in Melbourne Film Festival! (beaten only by the Wilding). The film will also tour Europe in the European Film Festival!
Safe picks up Best Sound Design at the Canberra Short Film Festival and will soon screen in St Louis! The Branch has been selected to screen at Sandfly Film Festival and Sam’s Gold is offered international distribution before the film even premieres!
September’s been a good month for Safe and it’s only just started! The film is a finalist in the Atom Awards (http://atomawards.org/?page_id=7&film_id=89), a finalist in the Canberra Short Film Festival (http://www.csff.com.au/finalists/open-national-2012-finalists/) and was so well received at ishorts in Prague that it has been invited on a regional tour of the Czech Republic!
Julietta has won an Award of Excellence for her film Safe in the Accolade Film Awards.
Two of Julietta’s short films, Safe and The Branch have been selected to screen at Salento International Film Festival in Italy!
Julietta’s work has picked up two awards at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. Safe was awarded a Platinum Remi Award and The Branch a Gold Remi in the category of Dramatic-Original shorts.
Safe has been invited to screen at iShorts in Prague.
SAFE will continue its festival run- having been selected to screen at WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival and the 2012 Shorts Film Festival Adelaide; who called the film ‘a great original story’.
Julietta’s short film SAFE will premiere at Flickerfest in 2012!
The film will screen in Flickerfest’s Best of Australian 5 programme at 6:45pm on Thursday, January 12, 2012 and 4:30pm on Friday, January 13, 2012. Hope you can come along if you’re in Sydney!
Julietta’s short film script ACOUSTIC has been selected as one of three finalists in the FirstGlance Screenplay Competition in Philadelphia (to be decided in early 2012).
Along with Producer Matt Reeder and Writer Rebecca Clarke, Julietta is a recipient of Screen NSW’s Emerging Filmmaker’s Fund for their project SAM’S STORY. She looks forward to directing the film in 2012!
Julietta has just been nominated for the AFTRS If Award for Rising Talent.
Julietta is one of five filmmakers selected to compete to represent NSW at a Screen Development Australia pitching event. The event gives her the chance to compete for the opportunity to represent Australia at the MPA-CICE Film Workshop in Beijing this December.
One of Julietta’s short film scripts has been selected as a finalist for the Vegas Cine Fest screenwriting prize.
The prize is worth over $14000 US and will mean that the film will be produced in the States.
Julietta has just returned from the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s Talent Lab
where she was one of only 35 filmmakers worldwide selected to participate.
At the Talent Lab, Julietta had the opportunity to discuss her work in 1-2-1 meetings with high profile industry insiders; attend industry seminars and take part in a pitching event. There were also some entertaining fringe benefits such as attending the premiere and after-party of Ewan McGregor’s latest film PERFECT SENSE and learning traditional Scottish dance at a Ceilidh (where she was literally spun off her feet!).
Here are the ‘Industry Dailies’ from the Talent Lab: