Magazine article Screen International

Experts Convene in Brisbane to Discuss Creating New Lab for Asia Pacific

Magazine article Screen International

Experts Convene in Brisbane to Discuss Creating New Lab for Asia Pacific

Article excerpt

A thinktank will convene on Saturday in Brisbane to discuss the possibility of creating an Asia Pacific Screen Laboratory.

A proposed lab would be modelled on other initiatives such as the Sundance Labs, Binger Labs and EAVE producers workshop.

Herman Van Eyken, head of Griffith Film School, which is hosting the event on Saturday, said: "There are a number of successful emerging filmmaker hothouse models from which our Think Tank can draw inspiration. In the US there is Robert Redford's not-for-profit Sundance Institute; in Europe there is Amsterdam's Binger Laboratory and the Cannes Producer Network's EAVE workshops; and in Korea, the Busan International Film Festival and Donseo University both conduct a sidebar initiative to their prestigious Film Festival, called the Asian Film Academy. However there still appears to be a gap in the education and professional training sectors in the Asia Pacific region, which we at Griffith University would like to now address. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.