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Los Angeles, U.S.A. – Ausfilm, together with representatives of the Australian film industry will converge in Los Angeles from October 24 – 31 for Ausfilm Week 2012. Ausfilm Week aims to create, build upon and develop international relationships between Ausfilm members and Australian producers with key clients in LA to encourage international production to Australia.
Ausfilm Week Los Angeles 2012 will comprise a series of interactive panel sessions highlighting Australia’s production incentives schemes, post production and film making talent, networking experiences, producer collaboration meetings and learning opportunities between the Australian and US film industries to encourage access to Australia’s Screen Production Incentives.
Ausfilm is charged with marketing Australia’s Screen Production Incentives internationally and is therefore uniquely placed to promote, with forums such as this, the benefits of producing international films in Australia in partnership with Australians.
Targeted one-on-one meetings between leading Australian filmmakers, US studios, development executives, production companies and packaging agents will take place during Ausfilm Week 2012 to discuss collaboration for the development of Producer Offset projects. Seventeen Australian producers are participating in Ausfilm Week 2012, these producers are:
|Jamie Hilton, See Pictures||Leanne Tonkes, Ministudios & Circus Productions|
|Michael Robertson, Prodigy Movies||Michael Adante, Source Collective|
|Steve Jaggi, Jaggi.Shute||Pete Ford, Resolution Independent|
|Chris Brown, Pictures in Paradise||Aidan O’Bryan, WBMC|
|Mark Overett, New Holland Pictures||Alan Lindsay, Vue Group|
|Todd Fellman, Story Bridge Films||John V. Soto & Deidre Kitcher, Filmscope Entertainment|
|Tracey Robertson & Nathan Mayfield, Hoodlum||Josh Wakely, Grace Films|
|Trish Lake & Dan Lake, Freshwater Pictures||Melanie Ansley & Sam Voutas, Scopofile|
|Dee McLachlan, The Picture Tank|
Ausfilm Week Los Angeles provides the platform to present Australia as a world-class film destination with its diverse locations near sound stages, Oscar-winning talent & crew and attractive tax incentives available to American producers in partnership with the Australian film industry.